For the 10th consecutive time, I can call myself a NaNoWriMo winner! This November has been absolutely amazing for me. For the first time I’ve actually been ahead of the curve the entire time, and I’ve written at least 500 words every single day. It’s been amazing, and November isn’t over yet. I have every… Read More I am a NaNoWriMo 2019 WINNER!
We’re at T-minus 4 days and change, and it’s time to get your Survival Kit ready. I’ve looked at quite a few of these online, but none of them were quite what I was looking for. So I decided to make my own. These are all the things I want to have on hand when… Read More NaNoWriMo Survival Kit
Outlining is a must for me. Without it, I struggle in November. Last time I tried going without a detailed outline, a revolution came out of nowhere, and has since refused to leave. The time before that, my epic fantasy got a touch soap opera-y in the middle there, with murder, mayhem and cheating husbands… Read More Outline Your Heart Out
When you’re writing a novel, chances are at some point you’ll need to do some research. It’s can be quite hazardous, especially if you’re trying to do it at the same time as you try to write as many words as humanly possible in a very short timespan. Research is after all a slippery slope… Read More Research and Organizing
National Novel Writing Month – or NaNoWriMo – is my favorite time of the year. Each November since 2010 I’ve sat down and written at least 50,000 words by December 1st. Ever since I first experienced the high of winning, of actually writing that much in a single month, I’ve been hooked. Camp Nano is… Read More The Camp Nano Curse
Want to become a procrastination champion? Get that all important Personal Achievement Procrastination badge during this years National Novel Writing Month? Look no further. I am here to help. Who am I? My name is Ark, and I am a true Champion of procrastination. And guess what, you can be one too! Below are some… Read More How to WIN at procrastination!
These should have been posted two weeks ago, but I have to admit I’ve taken a bit longer than I had planned to figure out what I actually want to focus on for the next three months. One goal was obvious, but aside from that I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to do. Or… Read More Goals for Q2 of 2018
The first quarter of 2018 is behind me, and it’s time to have a look and see how that went. First, let’s do a quick recap of what I was supposed to focus on in Q1. The Q1 Goals Editing TAO Worldbuild for the fantasy series Write 1st Query for TAO Rough Outline for Unleashed… Read More Q1 Results 2018
Two months have passed, and it is time for another progress update. Think I’m posting late, since we’re several days into March already? Maybe, but in order to get back on track, I decided to count week nine as part of February. So yeah, the shortest month in the whole year gets to be five… Read More February Progress Update (Q1)
We’re a month into 2018, and it’s time for a progress update. How am I doing for far? Am I sticking to my goals as best I can, or am I already screwed? Editing TAO My editing goal for this quarter is minimum 1 hour of editing each week. Looking back on my tracker in… Read More January Progress Update (Q1)