Preptober Week Two: Characters

Welcome to the second week of Preptober! This week, I’m focusing on developing my characters. Believable characters are unique and three-dimensional, but there’s a lot to consider. Each character has specific attributes, like appearance, personality, and a backstory, that make them relatable. A character’s motivations inform their actions and decisions, creating the narrative arc ofContinue reading “Preptober Week Two: Characters”

Preptober Week One: Concept and Outlining

Happy week 1 of Prep-tober! Throughout this month, I’ll have a theme for each week to help you prep for NaNoWrimo. Week 1 – Concept and Outlining Week 2 – Characters Week 3 – World Building and Extras Week 4 – Organization and Time Management If you are reading this and wondering what the heckContinue reading “Preptober Week One: Concept and Outlining”

#Preptober: A Reflection

National Novel Writing Month…or how all the “cool kids” say: NaNoWriMo, is soon upon us. The goal is simple, write a novel (50,000 words) during the month of November. Since there are 30 days in the month, this breaks down to an average of 1,666.7 words a day (of course a dastardly 666 numeric wouldContinue reading “#Preptober: A Reflection”