Tag: craft

  • The Beginning Writer: ah, humility

    The Beginning Writer: ah, humility

    I am here at my desk taking big calming breaths as I look at a mountain. A figurative mountain, but still it is impressive and daunting in its size for a beginning writer. I have to climb it. It’s not a question of do I want to or do I not. It is a necessity.…

  • And After the Writing…

    And After the Writing…

    If you are a writer, or if you are starting your writing adventure, no doubt you will hear plenty about another very important aspect of writing – editing. I, like many other writers, live under the delusion that all the words come out of my head and adhere to the page in the exact order…

  • NaNoWriMo 2020

    NaNoWriMo 2020

    I made it official today. I created a new project for 2020 in my NaNoWriMo account. Who knows where this year’s efforts will land me. As most things, it is a wait and see situation. I think this is my seventh year. I know my first year was 2009 and that I have not participated…

  • Confessions of a ‘Plantser’

    Confessions of a ‘Plantser’

    My favorite time of year is coming up, NaNoWriMo. I thought I would write a few posts on my years of experience.