NaNoWriMo 2014 — 3 Days Out: Planning and Tools

There’s just three days until the craziness of NaNoWriMO begins and The Signateur comes to life. I’ve got my plot. I’ve got my caffeine supply. I think I’m ready—which means I’m probably not. Ready or not, I already feel that this year is...

My First Week at Camp NaNoWriMo

Last April, I was working on a play for Script Frenzy—a thirty-day challenge to write one hundred pages of a stage play, screen play, or any other type of script. Just a few days after Script Frenzy ended in 2012, the Office of Letters and Lights (OLL)—the folks who...

Writing and September

NaNoWriMo starts in November. It’s currently September, and I already feel like I’m behind. Last year, I spent a week planning Those Who Are Yet to Come. By the end of November, I only got to 25,000 of my 50,000 word goal. In April, I put ever more...

Writing and Marriage: A Year in Review

This past weekend marked my first wedding anniversary. Erin and I went to Niagara Falls to celebrate. We stayed at some absolutely gorgeous hotels and snapped some great photos at all falls. It was incredible! Leading up to the trip, I was thinking about how little...

Script Frenzy 2012: Another Good Effort

I started April with a lot of energy toward Script Frenzy. That energy kept me going for about a week and a half before it was forced in another direction. April is always a busy month at my work, but I thought I could keep it under control this year. But...