Category Archives: Personal

NaNoWriMo 2021 (October Prep) Back to Roots

It’s Week 1 of October, and what I’ve got listed as the first order of business for this week is to finalize the world-building aspect of this year’s project. That means having a solid understanding of the culture, environment, class-systems, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Autism Talk

It may be time for me to talk more about Autism again. It’s been the topic people have been most interested in hearing about, and my autobiography is still the best-selling out of all of my books. I’ve taken some … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2021 (August Prep) Finalizing the To-Do List

We’re coming upon that time of year again! (Okay, so November is still more than a couple months away but, as I learned last time, my kind of prep needs to start early!) I actually couldn’t remember if I had … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2020 – Prepping to Publish

Now that the marathon of NaNoWriMo is finished, I can start to relax a little, even though there’s still a lot to do before I’ve got a finished product. And my test reader is plowing through the book, so I … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2020 – Mission Complete!

At 11:18 PM on November 30th I finished my novel ‘Orcs Vs. Wolves’! Yes, I reached the 50,000 word mark in the wee hours of the 29th, and kept writing, finishing off the story, adding some fine details, and making … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2020 – Ending Well

I’m less than 3,000 words away from meeting the 50,000 word mark, I’m into the final chapter, and I can tell I still have a few scenes to go. For the most part the final confrontations have yet to be … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2020 – The Final Stretch

We’re into the final week now, and as I hit the 40,000 word mark I’m at the last 20% of the book to go. It seems to have been paced well, since there’s only the final battle and the lead … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2020 – Flashback to 2019

We’re a little bit over the halfway point and personally the exhaustion is starting to amp up. I expected having this blog post written and ready to publish a couple of days ago but by the end of the daily … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2020 – Completing Act I

Just over a third of the way through. Y’all keeping up?   So far my pace has been up and down with this project. A bout of insomnia one day left me out of commission and losing about a day’s … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2020 – The Challenges So Far

We’re almost one week into November. How is everyone doing with their NaNo projects?   I’ve been caught off guard by the amount of unexpected challenges this time around. It’s been a bit more than just general life stuff, which … Continue reading

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