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
Oh my gosh! It’s my first time, and it is so scary. I’m not sure if I can take on something so substantial. I’m taking about NANOWRIMO. Get your mind out of the gutter! National Novel Writing Month is upon us, and I have never taken part before. I have, in fact, written a novel. … Continue reading Still a Virgin
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!!!
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!
This will be a short post because I just got a new kitten that I want to go cuddle with. Her name is Echo, she can't meow, and she's absolutely adorable. 🙂 So, when I started thinking about what I wanted to write, I realized that I could kind of track my life by what … Continue reading Echoes and Timelines
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