How-to, productivity, Progress Report, Satórdays, Writing Advice

Camp NaNoWriMo: How to Write MORE by Lowering Your Word Count Goal

Hey, it's July's Camp NaNoWriMo, and I've been participating! Mostly. I feel like after the first week of Camp NaNo, the excitement of the new endeavor to write words tends to die down, and this month has been no different. I feel it both in the writing community, in the cabin of people I'm hosting,… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo: How to Write MORE by Lowering Your Word Count Goal

Fiction, Information, Satórdays, Uncategorized

Vampire Fiction You Won’t Hate

"Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway?"re: May 4th. Old lady at Bistritz—Dracula by Bram Stoker I love vampire fiction, and I don't know why. Wouldn't it be nice to understand your relationship with written words? I bet you have… Continue reading Vampire Fiction You Won’t Hate

How-to, Information, productivity, Writing Advice

Survival Skills for Camp…NaNoWriMo

We are in the second week of Camp NaNoWriMo for July 2018. Homesick yet? I'm not! I am absolutely loving my noveling journey this month. I have written every day so far, and I am far exceeding my goal by more than I ever could have hoped for. Here's a quick list of tips to… Continue reading Survival Skills for Camp…NaNoWriMo

Fiction, Nathaniel, Original Writing, Satórdays, Vignette

Anomalous Ira, a Nathaniel Wheelwright Vignette

You might remember Nathaniel from last Satórday's post. You can expect to see more of this precious boy in my novels one day, but since those are still under construction, here's your sneak peek. I do not consider the following snippet to be canon. The events of my canon universe may be vastly or slightly… Continue reading Anomalous Ira, a Nathaniel Wheelwright Vignette

Recommendation, Review, Writing Advice

Recommendation: Finish the Damn Book!

As it is currently July—AKA: Camp NaNoWriMo!—I thought it prudent to provide writers some assistance in cranking out a novel. Here's what I have for you. BOOK SUGGESTION Area of Advice: Productivity Finish the Damn Book! by Martin McConnell I've been reading Martin McConnell's motivational book about writing, called Finish the Damn Book! In it,… Continue reading Recommendation: Finish the Damn Book!

In-Character, Nathaniel, Original Writing, Poetry, Satórdays

In-Character Poem: softness

softness by N.D. Wheelwright I beg for a moment, a lingering eternity in your grace, denouncing the cyclical revolution of my own desires, unearthed: a soul for one more day of spineless perpetuation, joyless survival colliding with the blazing forest He made and yet will not Himself quench. Happy Satórday! Shailo note: This post is… Continue reading In-Character Poem: softness