Skeletons and Such

I finished my novel for NaNoWriMo — sort of. I hit the 42,000 word mark and was settling into write the end, but it just wasn’t gelling for me. When I start a novel, I always know what the first and last sentences will convey to the reader. Not with this book. As you’ve read in my previous posts, this …

NaNoWriMo and Self Care

Okay, so It’s November 19th and I’m 35,000 words into the novel I’ve undertaken to write this month. It’s coming along very well, and if things go as planned — ha! — I should have my 50,000 words completed by the end of the month. That’s a big IF. In addition to the forced productivity, NaNoWriMo has given me a few …