I just crossed the 50,000 word count finish line in my NaNoWriMo novel, The LZR Project! This was my ninth year participating in NaNoWriMo, and this was my ninth year winning it. But even though NaNo is over for me this November, it doesn’t mean the manuscript I was drafting is anywhere near done. I … More NaNoWriMo Victory!
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!
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
As of this morning, my word count is over 10,000 in my NaNo manuscript. That 10,000 words makes up a little over four episodes of my short story series, The LZR Project. I still have over twenty-five more episodes to sketch out, but I think I’m on the right track so far, both to finish … More NaNoWriMo Update #1 – Over 10,000 Words So Far
Yes. We are now within the boundaries of November, meaning I am caught in the grasp of the greatest writing challenge known to man – NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). Each year, thousands of people from around the world participate in the month-long challenge to write 50,000 words. 50,000 words in thirty days. This will … More NaNoWriMo Has Begun…
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