WOW! Let me first say that I began reading another response to your letter (AN OPEN LETTER TO REY FROM STARE WARS) – which is how I found your letter. To my readers – I am sorry about the bad language in the linked article. Second, let me say THANK YOU! OK . . . now … More My response to “AN OPEN LETTER TO REY FROM STAR WARS”
I have already discovered that this year is going to be very different than last year. When I participated last year in NaNoWriMo, I was so focused on getting my daily word count, I was not even a little bit tempted to edit as I went. Not true this year… it has been a constant … More I may have missed posting the first day but I didn’t miss writing…
It’s time to say GoodBye to November and HELLO to December! Starting tomorrow I will be posting 25 Christmas Themed posts on my Book Blog HERE! Some of them will be Book Reviews and some of them will just be about Christmas! Don’t miss out on a single one! May you and your family have … More The 25 Posts of Christmas!
Yes I just have to crow about it a bit! I’m excited! Celebrate with me! Oh man…now I’ll never get to sleep. Guess I’ll have to write some more! © J.C. Morrows 2013 Disclaimer: I have no control over the ads you may see below. I am sorry if any of the content is inappropriate. … More I WON!
How many of you have been out shopping already this year? I know most people wait for the After Thanksgiving sales to start their shopping but a lot of stores have some great sales before Thanksgiving too. This is what we spent most of today doing. We started out to pick up a couple of … More Pre-Thanksgiving Shopping!
I have a theory. I think the weekends are so much harder for some of us because of how families typically structure their weeks. For most people who work through the week, they struggle to get their minimum word count each night and a lot of nights, they don’t make it. They’re tired and stressed … More Why are weekends so hard?
What is the dilemma you ask. The dilemma is this: Do you follow where you characters lead or are you determined to keep the story on the course you’ve already determined for it? This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. As I have written my story, it has taken quite a few … More The existential dilemma of whether or not to follow your characters wherever they might lead.
I have given up all pretense of having much other than NaNoWriMo on my mind this month. Yesterday I talked about the different NaNoPersonas I’ve encountered in this, my first year of NaNoWriMo. Today I am going to talk about the different goals we all have and how they may differ from the beginning of … More NaNoGoals – What are yours?
In case you haven’t noticed, my blog posts this month have been all over the place. What’s that? You didn’t notice? Oh well… they have been. I’m not someone who is used to writing a blog post every single day and get my word count for NaNoWriMo and do everything else I have to do … More Go with the flow…
YES I CAN! Well, two days ago I was feeling very despondent. I lost so much momentum over the weekend and my word count was nowhere near where I wanted it. I thought writing on a long holiday weekend where I had plenty of time would be easy… right? Ya think? NOT! Basically I feel … More Back in the saddle again!