Jobe’s Final Pre-Nano Tips

Today is the last day of October. Happy Halloween, everybody, and happy last-day-before-Nano. I've made sure the house is stocked with coffee and I'm caught up on homework and ahead on laundry. At the end of the day, I'll be deleting the Facebook app off my phone for the month. What will you be doing … Continue reading Jobe’s Final Pre-Nano Tips

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Jobe’s Monster-Long Ultra-Helpful List of Pointers for Nano!!!

What you’re allowed to do before November 1: Title your book. Read. Jot notes. Name your characters. Think of ideas. Outline. Brainstorm. Check out the nano website. Read Chris Baty's hilarious and helpful book, No Plot? No Problem! What you’re not allowed to do before November 1: Generate word count. The actual writing of the … Continue reading Jobe’s Monster-Long Ultra-Helpful List of Pointers for Nano!!!

Jobe Gears Up for November with a Nanowrimo Survival Kit List!

Hello my Lovelies, Jobe here. November is right around the corner and the countdown until November 1 and nanowrimo begins will run out before you know it. What is nanowrimo, you ask? Why, only the most exciting worldwide novel writing challenge on the planet! Learn all about it and get ready to write: nanowrimo.org. For … Continue reading Jobe Gears Up for November with a Nanowrimo Survival Kit List!

It’s a Love-Hate Kinda Thing

It’s no secret that some of our greatest works of literature come from deeply felt tragedy. Everyone, no matter what walk of life s/he comes from, experiences loss, betrayal, pain, anger, and even hatred. These things make us human, but they do not define us. What defines us is how we cope with life’s obstacles. … Continue reading It’s a Love-Hate Kinda Thing