Well, on November 7, I hit 50,000 words in the first draft of Welsh Witch, making me the most awesome person on the planet. Sorry, Chuck Norris… …And then my computer fall down, go boom. It can’t boot up, and it’s because of a faulty Windows update. The good news is, my files are A-okay, and …
Well, it’s been a week, and you know what that means! NaNoWriMo 2014 update!
One of the great big benefits of NaNoWriMo is that there are legions of people who watch your progress, cheer you on, and after reading samples of your work or descriptions of the stuff theirin, they produce art! What this means is, Vintage Soul now has its first-ever pieces of fan art! YAY!
It’s that time again! National Novel Writing Month! NaNoWriMo is sort of a contest, except the only competition is with yourself. The idea is to write 50,000 words (about 150 pages) of a novel in the month of November. Quality isn’t important, as you can always go back and edit a draft later. The big …
Hey, everybody! It’s time for another one of those posts – you know, the ones that it’s important to toss in here early, but will keep coming up again and again and will probably earn a link on the main sidebar before long. It is time for… Frequently Asked Questions!
The opening prologue and first chapter have a tiny, tiny, tiny update now, referencing some changes that happen later in the novel. Enjoy!
How much realism does a story need? Well, clearly it has to be plausible, otherwise your readers will throw the book down in disgust. Guides litter the internet and bookshelves – how-tos of making your work plausible. These are really awesome, but it does raise a question. How “real” should a story be?
So, after writing the first draft of Vintage Soul, I realized that my Google search history looked like this: