Category Archives: Novel

Writing is now in session

Out of nowhere last night came an idea for a book, or what I think may be a book. Maybe it’s just a short story or a novella, it’s too soon to tell for sure. As it was late when … Continue reading

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Writing it old school (Project Novel)

The last time I wrote about Project Novel way back on June 16, I was waiting to hear what the fella thought about it. I had been nervous because I knew he’d be honest – just as I wanted and … Continue reading

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80 days gone by

Today’s post on my exercise blog Run, Nikki, Run just so happened to be my 80th day in a row of writing for myself. It has become such a part of my daily routine that the thought of not doing … Continue reading

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Waiting on a friend (Project Novel)

I’ve never been a particularly patient person. If I want something, I want it. Not five or ten minutes or an hour from now, but now. And right now, I’m sitting on pins and needles because I recently handed off … Continue reading

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41 pages in (Project Novel)

Covered 10 pages tonight – and reached the end of the previously written portion of my work. In this editing process, I have reacquainted myself with my characters, immersing myself in their world, adopted their mannerisms and intonations as I … Continue reading

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Twenty-nine pages in (Project Novel)

It’s been a full week since I dove into Project Novel – don’t judge, this week has been an outright demon – but I more than made up for it tonight as I sliced, diced and wrote my way through 10 more pages. … Continue reading

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Nineteen pages in (Project Novel)

I’m now 19 pages into the rewriting/editing process of Project Novel, and I’m really stoked with the process so far. As my editing skills have grown thanks to the day job, I find that I’m really able to tighten up … Continue reading

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