Hi, SEers! Mae here, with the welcoming message the insanity is almost over. Just today and tomorrow, and NaNoWriMo 2021 is a wrap. November 30th is right around the corner! So how did you do?At this point you’re either:Typing like mad to reach 50K before the clock runs out.Hit 50K earlier, and you’re sitting back … Continue reading Finishing Strong #NaNoWriMo
Hi, SEers! Mae here today. If you’re doing NaNoWriMo, consider me your cheerleader! And if you’re not participating in NaNo, I hope you’ve committed to romancing your WIP during November. It’s now ten days into the month. How are you doing? Still bursting with writing energy and pouring out word count? I usually start off … Continue reading Staying Power #NaNoWriMo
Hi, SEers! It’s Mae with you today, and I’m here to chat about the writing hoopla fast approaching. National Novel Writing Month kicks off in November, and if you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you know I’m a fan. I’ve participated several times, “won” twice, and racked up excellent story content in … Continue reading It’s Time to Start Planning for November #NaNoWriMo
Hi SEers! Denise here, and I’m going to share some mistakes and things I missed from my work. Why? To show why a second pair of eyes or a critique group can be so important. These are actual mistakes from my current work in progress and the comments from my amazing Critique Partners, Yvette M … Continue reading WRITING, MISTAKES, AND CRITIQUE GROUPS!
Hi, SEers! You're with Mae today. Remember when you were a kid, afraid of monsters? They exist in writing, too. Bet you didn't expect that, but take it from me—your resident cryptid, monster lover—not all strange creatures are bad. Let's remember that Mary Shelly's creation—Frankenstein's monster—was actually a sensitive, articulate soul. He started out as … Continue reading Conquer Your Monsters #WIPs