Getting Past the Post-NaNoWriMo Blues

I’m convinced NaNoWriMo does its “Now What?” months in January and February because they know their writers are mentally exhausted by the time November 30th comes around. For pretty much the entirety of December, it seems like an impressive feat when I manage to string four words together in a semi-coherent way. And I know that I always have the best intentions for December […]

Creating a Minimalist Outline in Scrivener

I’m doing Camp NaNoWriMo this month (hopefully more consistently than in April), and the whole idea behind writing success and the concept of NaNo and best practices for “winning” has me obsessing over one question: What if you aren’t a Plotter or a Pantser? I think we can get so caught up in labels when […]