Girl, You’ll Be Womanly Soon

(or Soft, Ladylike, and Matronly, According to the Synonym Finder) For the past month I have been rewriting last year’s NaNoWriMo project, since an editor I pitched to at the LERA conference I attended in November expressed interest my manuscript. Yeah, I’m kinda doing this: The thing with revisions is that, unlike the unfettered pouring of creativity that … More Girl, You’ll Be Womanly Soon

I’m Doing NaNoWriMo Again and It Is Not Going At All Like It Did Last Year

First off, I am already behind on word count. I have a good excuse! On Saturday I attended an all day writers’ conference put on by LERA, my local RWA chapter. By all day I mean from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. It was a magical day, though, so well worth it. In so many … More I’m Doing NaNoWriMo Again and It Is Not Going At All Like It Did Last Year

My 5 Step Process for Revising My NaNoWriMo Manuscript

or, I’m Pretty Sure I Don’t Know What the Hell I’m Doing Realize I’ve spent too much time marathoning Masters of Sex and pull out manuscript to re-read for the first time. Think, “Huh. This sounded so much better when I was writing it.” Nod off and go to bed. Ignore manuscript for two weeks … More My 5 Step Process for Revising My NaNoWriMo Manuscript