Tag Archive | James Scott Bell

My JaNoWriMo Update or Why Realm Makers Suddenly Seems Not Far Away

My JaNoWriMo Update or Why Realm Makers Suddenly Seems Not Far Away

After setting aside the manuscript I worked on for five years, which included writing two sequels, I started a project for NaNoWriMo. I’m doing JaNoWriMo this month to finish the draft. If you don’t know what that is, read Brittany Valentine’s awesome post. My plan is to have two manuscripts to pitch at Realm Makers. […]

All the Craft Books

All the Craft Books

I mentioned in my last post that I’m working on a new manuscript. My first completed manuscript and its sequels were written totally by the pantser method with the only outline being a rough one in my head. Last year I decided to use Jeff Gerke’s Write Your Novel in a Month. It’s a basic […]

What’s Your Theme Song?

The other day, my banter buddy Morgan Shamy a.k.a. Morgs. a.k.a The Red Pen, asked us to vote on a “catchphrase” or a sign-off for her to use. It was brilliant. Really. She included two examples: Leigh Fallon’s  Talk Soon and mine, Word. Thank you, Red Pen. Many of you, well pretty much all of you who “know” me, know that, yes, I say word. A […]