42,000 is the current word count in my NaNoWriMo novel, The LZR Project. I have a multitude of episodes written out, with quite a few more that still need to be started, giving me plenty of material to work with to reach the 50,000 word goal in no time. In fact, my plan is to … More NaNoWriMo Update #5 – 42,000 Words. Almost there!
I am now 35,000 words into my NaNoWriMo novel, The LZR Project. I think I have about thirteen episodes done, which is really great progress since I have ideas written out for about thirty-four episodes. My characters are starting to get a little bit out of hand, but that’s expected. As a writer, you expect … More NaNoWriMo Update #4 – 35,000 Down, 15,000 To Go!
Yesterday I passed up 28,000 words on my NaNoWriMo novel! Considering this is the start of the second week of NaNo, I’m pretty excited about my progress so far. With the 28,000 words comes eleven episodes of The LZR Project already written out, with more than twenty episodes to go. For the most part, each … More NaNoWriMo Update #3 – Over 28,000 Words And Counting!
I am happy to announce the opening of the two Zazzle stores I’ve been working on. Each store is still a little rough around the edges, but I’ll be working on them in the next few weeks to get them to 100%. The first store is called Defiance Goods, and features products created around my … More Zazzle Stores Now Open!
This afternoon, I crossed the 22,000 word count line in my NaNoWriMo novel, The LZR Project. Out of the thirty-four episodes (short stories) I plan to write, I have at least nine full episodes sketched out. The amazing thing that I am encountering while I blow through this NaNo goodness is that my Black Earth … More NaNoWriMo Update #2 – Over 22,000 Words So Far
Today’s Writing.com October NaNoWriMo Prep Challenge is to write up a background story for another one of the side characters in my upcoming NaNoWriMo novel, The LZR Project. In this short snippet, I go into a bit of detail about my character, Ridley Grant, a policewoman who went undercover within one of Lysallis’ worst gangs … More NaNo Prep – Side Character Story #2 – Ridley Grant
Yesterday’s Writing.com October NaNo Prep Challenge was a contest entry requiring a backstory of the antagonist of my upcoming NaNoWriMo novel, The LZR Project. Mr. Big is the antagonist, and I had to do a story that made the reader empathize with his motivations for being a villain. Here’s the entry I wrote for the … More NaNo Prep – Contest Round #3 – Point Blank
Today’s Writing.com October NaNoWriMo Prep Challenge is to write up a background story for one of the side characters in my upcoming NaNoWriMo novel, The LZR Project. In this short snippet, I go into a bit of detail about my character, Vector, who was originally introduced in my Black Earth series as a time-traveling heroine. … More NaNo Prep – Side Character Story – Vector
Yesterday’s Writing.com October NaNo Prep Challenge was another contest entry requiring a description of one of the settings found in my upcoming NaNoWriMo novel using all five senses. My entry is a description of the city of Lysallis – as a sultry female during the night, and an infected, dying victim during the day. Here’s … More NaNo Prep – Contest Round #2 – Lady Lysallis
A while back I published an interactive timeline that I created using Tiki-Toki, an absolutely brilliant online timeline creator. My struggle in the beginning was to figure out what to post on the timeline without spoiling the books in my series for those who haven’t read them yet. I wanted to give the fans something … More Tiki-Toki and Timelines