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

Getting to Know You

Character building through conversations Tyler Rowan of "EnTyleryWords.com" This fictitious conversation is between Andrea Mann a journalist researching for an article about patrons of “Feed Our Souls” (FOS) homeless shelter in Cincinnati, Ohio. Andrea: Tyler, tell me about the circumstances that brought you to FOS. How old were you? What happened that you came to … Continue reading Getting to Know You

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

NaNoWriMo Ten Days Left

Introducing: "Kill Words" Ten days left to NaNoWriMo2020. I’m surpassing 35,000 words this weekend. My goal was 30K by November 30. I didn’t expect to tap into a vein of story gold but I’m enjoying every minute of it. My NNWM novel is not sci-fi, not speculative, well maybe crime speculative, but I’m an unpublished … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Ten Days Left