Hello everyone! The concept of zero draft was new to me and I couldn't wait to give it a try during NaNoWriMo last year. I want to share my experience zero-drafting a novel! What's a Zero Draft? We've all heard about first drafts, but have you heard about zero drafts? A zero draft is a… Continue reading How to Write a Zero Draft & My Experience
Hi everyone! Write tags are some of my favourite tags to do, and I haven't done one in a while, so I am really excited for this one! Thank you to the amazing Orangutan Librarian and Mary for tagging me! Be sure to check out their answers as well, since they are wonderful and fun… Continue reading Never Have I Ever Write Tag!
Hi everyone! Wow, what a time. A week ago WHO announced that COVID-19 is a pandemic, but at that time it didn't seem to have an impact on my day-to-day life at all (besides making me wash my hands more & better.) The week before that I was chilling on the beach in Los Angeles… Continue reading During the Pandemic, I Finished My Novel
Hi everyone, Oh my gosh. I am so happy that I don't even know how to write this post. When I discovered that I was going to be a mentee for Author Mentor Match, I couldn't even believe it! I reread the email again and again to make sure it's real. When I woke up… Continue reading I’m an #AuthorMentorMatch mentee?! (and other writing updates)
Hi everyone! Now that November has come and gone and I've refilled on sleep and feeling less zombie-like rejuvenated, I thought that it's a good opportunity to look back on how NaNoWriMo went this year, what went well and what could be improved for next time. What Went Well 1: Waking up early Yup! As… Continue reading 11 Lessons Learned from NaNoWriMo 2019
Hey everyone! SOOOO..... I won NaNoWriMo??! Yes it's official. On Tuesday November 25, I crossed the 50K mark. Aaaaand now it's time for me to wobble wobble faint and wake up next year hahaha. For those of you who have been following my progress over the past weeks, it hasn't been easy. This was probably… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // I Won!! What’s Next?
Hi everyone, It is the last week of NaNoWriMo! Can you all believe it? Time really flies. I feel like I've just started my novel and before I know it, I am already almost at the end of NaNoWriMo? Overall, I am feeling much more confident about my novel now. I have to admit that… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // The Final Stretch
Hello everyone! How is it going? Can you believe that we are more than halfway through November? For those who are doing NaNoWriMo, it means that... it's kind of almost over? There are just 12 more days!? Part of me feels like we've just started NaNo (the other part of me feels like I've been… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // Crunching Numbers
Hello everyone! Today on Writers' Corner, Christy J. Breedlove will talk about some of his experience with writing and publishing! Christy is the author of Screamcatcher: Web World, published April 2019. 1) Which author(s) influenced your writing style? It was a combination of writers--Poul Anderson, Joseph Wambaugh, Michael Crichton, and Alan Dean Foster. I loved… Continue reading Writers’ Corner // Interview with Christy J. Breedlove
Hey everyone! I thought I'd do something fun for today's NaNo Diaries post. I want to "show and tell" my typical day and how I squeeze writing into my schedule haha. Tell me about how you fit writing into your day!! 5:45AM. The alarm rings. I press snooze several times until it is 6AM when… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // A Day in the Life of a Wrimo