Writing Round-Up July 2019

So here's what happened in July. At the last minute I decided to participate in Camp NaNoWriMo with a target to revise my middle grade novel. I didn't achieve the goal of revising the entire novel but I did make significant headway. I started out with 64,813 words, 35 chapters and 319 pages. I ended... Continue Reading →

July Camp NaNoWriMo – Week One Recap

If you're a writer, you must have heard about NaNoWriMo, which stands for National Novel Writing Month, where the goal is to write 50,000 words during the month of November. Camp NaNo is a variation of this madness, taking place in April and July of each year. However, Camp NaNo is less rigid in that... Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Bridge the Creativity Gap

As writers, we get excited about new story ideas. We have spreadsheets, computer files aptly named 'Idea Catcher', a plethora of notebooks filled with ideas, colour-coded text, scribbles and sticky notes. We fight the urge to start drafting right away. Sometimes we cave and pound out a few paragraphs before holding off to commit to... Continue Reading →

My 2019 Writing Goals

Hello 2019, After wiping out on my 2018 writing resolutions I decided to refer to my plans not as resolutions but as creative goals. Do you have a word for 2019? My word for 2019 is intentional. I plan to be purposeful and deliberate when it comes to my writing. Time and space are a writer's most... Continue Reading →

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