Yesterday, I wrote a synopsis for my novel The Ribbon. OH. MY. GOODNESS. was it hard. Boiling down a 50,000-word novel into one or two pages is seemingly impossible. It is, of course, possible in reality, but it’s wicked hard. … Continue reading
Happy 2013, everyone! My new year started off awesomely as I found out I’m one of thirteen round 1 winners in the NaNo-Virtuosos Competition! Thank you to everyone who voted for The Ribbon. Now, on to my 2013 resolutions: 1. … Continue reading
I have exciting news–I’ve entered my novel The Ribbon in Curiosity Quills‘ NaNo-Virtuosos Competition!
The competition encourages writers to enter their 2012 NaNoWriMo novels into the competition for a chance to win a grand prize of their very own Nexus 7 32gb HSPA+, full editing of their entry novel, a victorious blurb from the judging panel, a $113 Amazon gift card, special secret gift(s) from the panel of judges, and an opportunity for publication by Curiosity Quills Press.
The competition is split into three rounds and each round’s winners also receive prizes. I’m beyond excited to be a part of such an awesome contest!
If interested, you can read my entry by clicking here.
Today’s post is part of THE NEXT BIG THING, which is a chain of book and author recommendations. One author tags some others, who then each tag others. The idea is that we all help people learn about books that … Continue reading
For those of you struggling to finish your NaNoWriMo novel, I have a few tips to help you reach 50k. 1. Dialogue, dialogue, dialogue: Have your characters speak to each other as much as possible. It will help you in … Continue reading