Coffee for WriMos: Day 19

Coffee for WriMos: Day 19

Is your spark already smoldering? If you sign up for NaNoWriMo, then you know all about the Pep Talks from authors that are emailed to your dashboard. I’ve been waiting for this one from Brian Sanderson since I first found out that he was slated for a Pep Talk....
Coffee for WriMos: Day 19

Coffee for WriMos: Day 18

Stories are powerful. A great reminder today from Geoff Le Pard over at Tangental with his post on the chemistry of storytelling. Be sure to visit and watch the Ted Talk with SJ Murray. It’s Tuesday, so Carrot Ranch also has stories to share from the Rough...
Coffee for WriMos: Day 19

Coffee for WriMos: Day 17

I’m a writer, not a mathematician. If you’ll notice, I missed counting a day in my Coffee for WriMos. Somehow numbers go missing from my calendar, the clock, the checkbook. I’m the buckaroo scratching my head, re-counting the herd three times and...
Coffee for WriMos: Day 19

Coffee for Wrimos: Weekend Edition

I’m a story-catcher. This idea first came to me when I watched the movie, The Songcatcher, about a female music professor who goes into Appalachia to collect the mountain folk music of the region.  I realized that not only do I tell stories, but I recognize and...
Coffee for WriMos: Day 19

Coffee for WriMos: Days 11, 12 & 13

Hiccups happen. And when you get the hiccups, you have to do something about it–hold your breath, drink water up-side-down, swear mildly or fiercely. You can also ignore the hiccups. No matter what, hiccups will come and go. NaNoWriMo can have hiccups, too. Life...
Coffee for WriMos: Day 19

Coffee for Wrimos: Day Nine

WriMos, hang on to that swagger. Write boldly. Connect to your characters, connect to your story. Be bold. Write with a swagger as if your tapping fingers have become Rock Hudson or Marilyn Monroe. And don’t let anyone deflate your bold reams, your bold plans,...