Why I Hate NaNoWriMo 🖕

As anyone who has followed me on social media for the last month (or last several years) knows, I hate NaNoWriMo. I’ve attempted it almost every year since college (I forget exactly what year I first tried, either 2007 or 2008), and I have never once written 50,000...

Halfway Through NaNoWriMo Update!

Quick NaNoWriMo update! Yesterday was the midpoint for the month, and I’m at just over 28,000 words for THE MERMAID AND THE BEAST. A couple of things: 1) Two straight weeks of writing, and I’m starting to feel the drag of writing every single day. I never write on the...

November Update

October turned out to be a really productive month. I worked on preliminary stuff for THE MERMAID AND THE BEAST and ended up writing (and posting) four new chapters of DARK LORD IN TRAINING. I also plotted out the remainder of the book, and I’m looking at roughly...