NaNoWriMo 2020 Novel Update

It’s been awhile since I’ve updated you all on the newest revisions to the novel drafted in NaNoWriMo 2020. The changes are drastic. The first chapter is now more like a prologue. I’ve seen it done effectively in other novels but I’d really like some feedback on if it works. Is it cheating to call … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2020 Novel Update

The Power of Slash -Life of a NaNoWriMo Novel

"Kill Words" by Clare Graith - first paragraphs: I can’t go home. That much I know. I’ll just stay in my car at the Walmart parking lot. If I could just get the phone package open. My hands are shaking. What did he say? “Hang up and go buy a burner phone then call me … Continue reading The Power of Slash -Life of a NaNoWriMo Novel

NaNoWriMo 2020 Novel – A Walk Through Editing

At 40K words, I shared my opening paragraph of my NaNoWriMo novel - "Kill Words" . Below I have shown it again and explained the edits I have made so far. The first sentence of a novel is hugely important but the first paragraph in my opinion is usually the 'make or break' that determines … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2020 Novel – A Walk Through Editing