Tag Archives: Novel Writing

Writing Journey Mid-Week

Writing Journey continues….this is my choice…but…the rest of life does not stop to give me time…I’m waking at 3 a.m but know I can’t get up that early and still give my best at my day job…so doze, look at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 6 Comments

Na No Wri: Week One Results

October 2012: Week One Results My Version of  the Na No Wri Mo novel-writing challenge. Date:                        Word Count:                          Comment October 1, 2012           822               Woke up from excitement way too early, 3:30 a.m. October 2nd                 683               Wrote same # of pages but wrote bigger OOPS! … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , | 8 Comments

My version of Na No Wri Mo

Have you heard of the National Novel Writing Month challenge?  The goal and purpose are to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days.  It’s about quantity over quality: get the words on the page.   According to the Wikipedia article, the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , | 8 Comments

Novel Update: Author VS. Main Character

I, the Author, want to write a third person-past tense-story with a narrator guiding things along, a story that taps into the pollyannish ideals of childhood adventures and wonder.  I’ve been searching for the voice of my main character, a girl … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 4 Comments

Novel: Groundwork

My muse has been after me for a while, telling me to write, although I’ve resisted listening.  My last post, So You Want to Write A Novel?, represents my beginning attempt to simplify into a plan of action, the baby steps … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged | 8 Comments

So You Want To Write A Novel?

So you want to write a novel?  This is the question I keep asking myself.   The writer, Philip Pullman, took seven years writing three pages a day to write “His Dark Materials” trilogy: The Golden Compass, The Subtle knife,  and The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 4 Comments