Posts Tagged "writing"

A rant, or possibly a question, about Young Adult books

A rant, or possibly a question, about Young Adult books

For those of you who followed my Super Duper Top Secret Writing Project, it should come as no surprise that I’ve been reading A TON of Young Adult books over the past few months trying to wrap my head around whether or not the Young Adult book I wrote is publishable. I’ve really enjoyed many of the books I’ve read. Most of them have way too much sexual content for me to be...

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My Super Duper Top Secret Writing Project REVEALED

My Super Duper Top Secret Writing Project REVEALED

I have been tormenting some of you for a while now over my super duper top secret writing project since NaNoWriMo. I can finally reveal what I’ve been working on. So… when I decided to do NaNoWriMo, I was in an interesting situation. I always do NaNoWriMo. And, because I feel like it’s sort of a rebellious thing, I always try to write a weird book completely outside of my...

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Lesson in Writing Productivity

Lesson in Writing Productivity

This is my (I think) 8th year of doing and finishing NaNoWriMo. I ended with just over 62,000 words, plus I also wrote a proposal and sample chapters that didn’t get counted in this number. Some of my friends get freaked out over those numbers. I will say that this has been my most productive word count writing month ever- I probably wrote somewhere around 90K. I’m not saying this to...

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