Pacing–Ugh!

The point of NaNoWriMo is that you sit down and write without any editing for an entire month in order to generate 50,000 words. For my genre, contemporary romance (sub genre sweet romance–everybody keeps their clothes on), this is almost an entire book. I use this method a lot when I am writing just to…

Stalled Out and Stupified

I am stalled out on NaNoWriMo, as my “daily word count necessary to finish” goes up and up and up.  I am not stalled because of writer’s block, or because I’ve lost interest, or because I’ve given up.  No, I am stalled for the same reason I always hit a brick wall about this time every…

NaNoWriMo 2014

This is my third shot at NaNoWriMo. First year I started Nick, wrote 10,000 words, then got busy with life.  I did finish Nick, however, and so I consider that first, concentrated push the true reason that book got written.  Last year’s only got to 4000 words and remains primarily in my mind, but it waits there…

NaNoWriMo 2013

Day 3 of NaNoWriMo, and I’m on word 4806.  I’ve managed to keep up over the weekend, but I’m not very optimistic about weekdays.  By Friday I should be at 12,000 words–not sure I’m going to hit that. I do love my story, however, and as usual the characters have taken over.  Writing is like…