Outline Your Heart Out

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


Research and Organizing

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

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The Camp Nano Curse

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


Goals for Q2 of 2018

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


Q1 Results 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