Tag Archive | NaNoWriMo

The Story Behind the Story: The Mermaid’s Sister

The Story Behind the Story: The Mermaid’s Sister

Guest Blogger: Carrie Anne Noble In May 2012, my younger sister and only sibling, Kate, was diagnosed with advanced colon cancer. In the months that followed, I spent many hours at her bedside as she suffered and slipped away from us, witnessing her transformation from a lively, delightful, curvaceous mother-of-two into a thin, pain-consumed shadow. […]

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. […]

Hair of the Dog Part 2 (Or Gift Ideas for Realmies Suffering Withdrawals)

Hair of the Dog Part 2 (Or Gift Ideas for Realmies Suffering Withdrawals)

We’re not even halfway to Realm Makers 2017 but we are approaching the Christmas season, so what better way to help Realmies with withdrawals and provide gift ideas? So there’s that saying the cure for a hangover is the hair of the dog that bit you. Realm Makers is the dog and there’s a lot of […]

Mid-Month Slump

Mid-Month Slump

The holiday season is officially upon us. Thanksgiving is in a week. Following that, all the other holiday madness, from the fun of parties and celebrations, to stress over not having enough money to stretch to all the gifts and charities and so on, to squeezing in every last required social engagement, to the inevitable […]

Hair of the Dog Part 1 (or Free Things You Can Do to Pass the Time Until RM2017)

Hair of the Dog Part 1 (or Free Things You Can Do to Pass the Time Until RM2017)

We’re not even halfway to Realm Makers 2017, but I want to privide Realmies with withdrawals and provide gift ideas? There’s that saying the cure for a hangover is the hair of the dog that bit you. Realm Makers is the dog and there’s a lot of hair (fantastic Realm Makers related items). So you […]

It’s That Time of Year

It’s That Time of Year

No, no, no not the election tomorrow. That topic is a dead horse that’s already been beaten. I mean NaNoWriMo. If you’re not familiar with it, check it out here. In a nutshell, you sign up to write 50,000 words in November. It’s only a week in, so it’s still doable. If you’ve always wanted to […]

Politics and Stuff

Politics and Stuff

Anyone who follows me on Facebook knows I have some pretty passionate opinions about the current state of our nation’s politics. I have posted several rants. And I have written several more that I have refrained from posting. I have genuinely good-willed people trying to sway me one way or the other for good reasons, […]