NaNoWriMo 2014: Climax

“If you get stuck, get away from your desk. Take a walk, take a bath, go to sleep, make a pie, draw, listen to ­music, meditate, exercise; whatever you do, don’t just stick there scowling at the problem. But don’t make telephone calls or go to a party; if you do, other people’s words will […]

NaNoWriMo 2014: Rising Action

“The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.” ~Walter Benjamin Not here, I’m trying to keep storytelling alive! Enjoy excerpt #2! Working Title: “Discussion of Differences” Current word count, as of this writing: 12,641 words … Finally, Will was the first audience member to speak. […]

Getting Personal #246: Camp NaNoWriMo April 2021 Recap

Welcome back! Here’s my recap of Camp NaNoWriMo April 2021. This was my seventh Camp NaNoWriMo session. I did participate last July, but I did not write a recap post. I was mentally burned out last fall, so I skipped NaNoWriMo 2020 in November. As of April 1, 2021, I had 44,617 words written. Original […]

Tag #90: The NaNoWriMo Tag

Here’s the link to the original post: NaNoWriMo 2019 and The NaNoWriMo Tag 1. How many times have you participated in NaNoWriMo? How many times have you won? This will be my ninth NaNoWriMo. I have participated in five NaNoWriMo sessions in November (2012, 2013, 2014, 2018, and 2019). I have also participated in four […]

Getting Personal #177: Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019 Recap

This was my fourth Camp NaNoWriMo session! I wanted to give my 2014 WIP, tentatively titled “Discussion of Differences,” some attention this round. It was a bit painful, recognizing the influences that one of my ex-friends had on this particular work. However, I pushed through the pain and awkwardness, and made decent progress! Goal: Write […]

Getting Personal #144: NaNoWriMo 2018

After four years of not participating, I decided I wanted to commit to NaNoWriMo 2018! After my success with both Camp NaNoWriMo sessions earlier this year, I wanted to try the November event again. I’ve also published excerpts of my most recent NaNoWriMo attempt from 2014. I’ve dropped a few hints, here and there, about […]