Category Archives: Project Novel

A novel experience through NaNoWriMo

I spent most of November doing something I always wanted to do, ever since I grabbed my first notebook at the age of 10 and started writing the first of hundreds of unfinished stories I’d write out, first in blue … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

The hiss of the radiator is my only companion in the early-morning darkness as I type this, well, that and the night of insomnia I’ve just (barely) endured. And this week’s quote sure hits home as I’m in the third … Continue reading

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Snippet from NaNoWriMo

“The red slashes of her phone number on the mirror looked like open woundson my reflection, and I smirked because they kind of were.” I’m a little more than 10,000 words in so far, and the story is going in … Continue reading

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Because there’s no better month than NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo. For years I’ve seen its hashtag take over my Twitter feed every November, always intrigued and inspired by National Novel Writing Month and the thousands of its participants trying to write their version of the “Great American Novel.” Despite … 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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