National Novel Writing Month

The Insanity Has Begun: NaNoWriMo 2013

I will be drinking lots of caffeine. Although I may need more than just caffeine to meet my daily nutritional requirements. Wish me luck 🙂 Related posts: Pretty much several posts from Kristen Lamb's blog.  Start with this one:  http://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/how-to-make-sure-your-nano-project-isnt-a-hot-mess/ At least two from Victoria Grefer:  http://crimsonleague.com/2013/10/13/authors-and-national-novel-writing-month-4-good-reasons-not-to-nanowrimo/ (hey, it's not for everyone!) and http://crimsonleague.com/2013/10/15/4-fantastic-reasons-to-sign-up-for-national-novel-writing-month/ Definitely… Continue reading The Insanity Has Begun: NaNoWriMo 2013

Writing Tips & Tricks

The Horror of Women Writers

Sunday's NY Times Book Review section has a great essay by Terrence Rafferty called Shelley's Daughters. Rafferty remarks on the irony that the "mother" of the horror novel gave birth to more sons than daughters, e.g., Poe, King, Lovecraft. And the few daughters she may claim did not always write prolifically in the genre of… Continue reading The Horror of Women Writers