NaNoWriMo–in February?

My friend, Kady, is embarking on a solo journey for 31 days. She is doing her own NaNoWriMo from February 1 – March 2. Kady told me, “Since February has 29 days this year I’m giving myself until March 2nd because 1) This is my first time damn it, I’m going to need that 31st…

A Tasty Touchdown

How do you decide which background information to put into your novel? Last night during our 5 Pages Writing Group meeting, two members didn’t like something I wrote about my protag’s statistics from his college football career. Liz said there was too much detail. Elaine said she didn’t care about it, and it’s not important to know.…

Originally posted on Pat Bean's blog:
“I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.” – Richard Wright…