Category: A Writer’s Life

Life happens, sometimes not even in the story we’re writing.

NaNoWriMore?

Yesterday I stayed up until after 11:30 p.m. to make certain I hit the targeted word-count of at least 1,667 for NaNoWriMo. It felt like pulling teeth, for the most part, until I quit thinking so much about what the character needed to get…

Enter NaNoWriMo

Five years ago I participated [and won] my 6th consecutive NaNoWriMo. Now I’m back and feeling a bit intimated, but not nearly as terrified as I thought I would considering the hubs asked me yesterday at lunch whether or not I was going to…

How Music Affects Process

Music is used in stores to prolong the shopping experience. In movies, music (or the lack) is utilized to enhance the scene. Advertising agencies have invested time and money into music for jingles that keep products in your head, or a television series in…