How To Cheat As A Middle Grade Writer (Part 1)

There’s a pretty well-known, damn near universal set of Official Obstacles for anyone writing with the intent of being published. You’ll spend countless hours making words—and later, making them shiny and minty fresh—while having roughly zero certainty that anyone besides your significant other and possibly your mother will read it. You’ll having to explain to … Continue reading How To Cheat As A Middle Grade Writer (Part 1)

NaNoWriMo Whoozy Whatzit Now?

No, you don't have to say Gesundheit.  NaNoWriMo (typically pronounced "nan-o-ri-mo", or by occasionally "nan-o-ree-mo") is kind of an abbreviation for National Novel Writing Month.  Although, really, I though abbreviations are supposed to be, you know, short.  But whatever, I'm not going to nit pick. So, what is this National Novel Writing Month thing?  Well, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Whoozy Whatzit Now?