NaNoWriMo: Creating a book cover

I was on the fence (again) this year about joining NaNoWriMo, but the idea of writing during the month of November with my amazing Platformed Challenged friends has convinced me. I’m in! Still… I worry. This year, November for me means not only all of the usual busyness of Thanksgiving, family, and work because in…

The Writing Life: Best Tips for Finishing NaNoWriMo

**Don’t forget to enter my Giveaway for your chance to win a copy of What If? Writing Exercises. Ends 11/24!** This is my first year taking on the month-long challenge that is NaNoWriMo. And so far, I’m pleasantly on track. Not ahead, not behind. Right on target. But every day, the words come more slowly….

To WriMo or Not to WriMo … That is the Question

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) begins November 1, and if you are a writer who reads any writing-related websites or blogs, or if you are a writer with an email/Twitter/FB/fill-in-the-blank account, or if you have a pulse chances are that your screen is starting to fill up with articles and tips and pleas to join…