Tag Archive: NaNoWriMo

Nov 01

NaNoWriMo 2011: Day 1

So. How did your NaNoWriMo Day 1 go? 🙂 I logged 883 words today.  I didn’t think I’d get 1 written…so I’m fairly pleased.  But I did fall short of my 2K word goal…guess I’ll have to catch up later on in the month. As so often happens when you have a project you absolutely …

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Oct 27

Invention

Okay, as we’re getting ready for NaNoWriMo (it’s just days away, folks!), it seems timely to talk about invention for a minute. What is invention, after all? Let’s blow the dust off an old Latin text by Horace (from the Ars Poetica): Either follow tradition or invent what is self-consistent. … If it is an …

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Oct 20

Preparing for NaNoWriMo

Ahhh, it’s that time of year again. The leaves are beginning to turn, the night air is crisp, stews and hot cocoa are back on the menu, and writers everywhere are gearing up for the plunge we affectionately call NaNoWriMo. Here at SisterMuses, J. Leigh and I are both preparing for what promises to be …

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