Two Birds, One Stone

Yesterday, I won NaNoWriMo. 50k in 19 days. Today, I finished the rough draft for Colors to Stars, (which is going to need a real title soon), totally at 73,056 words. It is bittersweet to finish a project, especially one that has had so much of my heart in it. But it has been a very…

How To Be A Successful Writer

November is a month I look forward to all year. Not only is my birthday in November, but NaNoWriMo is too! I am a huge advocate for NaNoWriMo, especially for aspiring writers. The community and encouragement during the entire month is incredible, and it gives so many amateur authors the motivation to really push themselves…

Live Stream: NaNoWriMo & Writing Class

A Live Chat I did on Facebook talking about NaNoWriMo – why I think it is so important and strategies for how you can win! – and the 12-Week Writing Class I am offering starting in January! Feel free to post comments and questions below!