YA Indie Carnival: Fiction Pie

YA  writers and bloggers unite each week to share their thoughts, hopes and  dreams about what it’s like to go indie in today’s publishing world.  The future’s so bright, we built our own place to play. This week we talk about recipes for plotting our stories. I always thought I was a Pantser aka flying…

The Little Engine that Could

As I sit here editing my NANO WIP, I can see how easy it is to get side-tracked by every little thing possible. It’s easy to find excuses to stop the edits, start a different project or go back to tinkering with another WIP. Who said writing was easy? Someone ,somewhere probably. But, in saying…

NANOWRIMO 2010 is over – now the real work begins!

Yay, NANOWRIMO 2010 was completed by yours truly with a total of 60 000 words. I could not be any happier. Admittedly I had hoped for a higher word count but there’s this thing called life that kept getiing in the way. At least I now have the guts of my novel- the first draft….

Nano Warrior!

I guess I will have to concede that NANOWRIMO took precedence over my blogging, but we all know thats not a really good excuse anyway. So lets pretend this is last weeks blog- promise to be more consistent…. On Day 18 of NANO I reached 50,450 words and technically completed my first NANO. Not that…