Get Yourself Ready for Nano 2022

Get Yourself Ready for Nano 2022

Get Yourself Ready for Nano 2022 Last fall I did my first-ever NaNoWriMo and I wrote about the experience here and here. I’m going to do it again this year. This is a pre-Nano blog for those considering participating. I’m already looking forward to November, and...
The Critique Group: A Cure for Writerly Isolation

The Critique Group: A Cure for Writerly Isolation

The Critique Group: A Cure for Writerly Isolation Image by MiraCosic from Pixabay The other day I met a writer who’s at a standstill with their novel, which they’ve been working on for years. They have used up their savings on editors, courses, and craft books, and...
Kaizen: Small Steps Lead to Success

Kaizen: Small Steps Lead to Success

Kaizen: Small Steps Lead to Success Here’s a guest post from writer and coach LA Bourgeois, who explains how she re-started her writing life – in fifteen-minute increments. Please enjoy! ~ AMC   A few years ago, my dream of being a professional writer...
After Nano: Mission Creep and Takeaways

After Nano: Mission Creep and Takeaways

After Nano: Mission Creep and Takeaways What happened with Nanowrimo? I told you in November that I was participating for the first time in National Novel Writing Month. I didn’t expect to get Nano’s goal of 50,000 words drafted on the new novel. Accordingly, I...
What’s in Your Surprise Drawer?

What’s in Your Surprise Drawer?

What’s in Your Surprise Drawer? We’re all careening toward year-end – for better and for worse – and I’ll get right to today’s message. Especially with the sense that time is running out before the holidays take over, I want to talk...