NaNoWriMo 2016 – Week 4

Can’t believe NaNo is over and Christmas is just around the corner. I swear it seems like 2016 just started a few weeks ago.

Very proud to be a Nano-Winner this year, especially so early. How did everyone else do? Did you make it? Did something come up that you didn’t? No matter what, you did something this month. You started a BOOK. Not everyone can say they’ve done that, and not everyone is going to finish a book either. So I wish you the best of luck in finishing your book! There’s always NaNoFiMo next month, and I know I myself will be using it to finish my book as well!

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NaNoWriMo 2016 – Week 1

Boy this year’s Nano weeks are weird. Starting on a Tuesday, ending on a Monday… what is this?!

So it’s that time of year again. NaNoWriMo time. Honestly, this is probably my favorite time of the writing year. SO many people get together to support one another. I get to meet some local writers, get a crap ton done, and it just feels great to really focus on one project. Though this year I’m not entirely focusing on one project since I have marketing to do, but I’m only writing ONE project.

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Top 5 NaNoprep Tips

Alright guys, it’s Nanoprep time.

Ready to get serious? Ready to get down and dirty with the nitty gritty details? I hope so!

Nanoprep is all about getting ready to commit yourself to 50k in November, which is by no means a small feat. You have to either write 1600 words a day, or choose your battles and write a LOT more than that to make it. It’s a ton of work, but it is SO worth it. So let’s go over my top 5 tips for your best Nanoprep yet!

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NaNo Prep 2016

Hey guys!

It’s that time of year again. NaNoWriMo is right around the corner! Are you participating this year? I know I am! I’ve been dying to start the sequel to Haven, so what’s a better time to start than during NaNo when I HAVE to write 50 thousand words?! Though the task is daunting, I’m up for the challenge.

So, nanoers, if you’ve been following my blog for some time, you know I have lots of posts about NaNoWriMo. Let’s start with those:

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In the Works 2016

A year ago today I wrote a post called “In the Works”. Since it’s been a year, I figured it was about dang time I wrote a new one, and let you guys know all about what mischief I’m currently getting into!

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Camp NaNoWriMo 2016

Can anyone in all honestly tell me they can believe it’s already July? Because I seriously can’t. It feels like 2016 just started and here we are, Camp NaNoWriMo just DAYS away! So I guess it’s time to talk writing, outlining and some tips on getting your butt in gear and through this NaNo month!

First of all, the fact you’re researching or clicked on this post is a FABULOUS start! It means you don’t want to go it alone, that you want help or tips on the best way to get through the next four weeks. So let me tell yah, I am HERE for you! If you have any questions about writing, hit me up anytime and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can! I may even get some sprints going on Twitter, so be sure to add me! @KattyB3

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Updates & what’s in store for 2016

Good morning all!

It’s been awhile! I know I’ve been a bit quiet since NaNoWriMo ended, but that’s because there are some big things in the works!

Since NaNo was my last update, I’ll start there. I did win NaNo, finishing a little about 50k, bringing The Aldar Dominion to completion at 82k. This of course is only the first draft and is currently being worked on by myself and my AMAZING new critique partners. I’m very excited to have TAD coming along so well, and I hope to begin querying sometime in February.

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NaNoWriMo Week 4 (Final week!)

Good morning everyone, and happy December 1st!

That’s it, NaNo is officially done! Honestly I’m kind of sad to see it go! I met a lot of cool people during NaNo and had some great discussion. Not to mention NaNo was motivation central! I hope everyone made it, I certainly did (just!).

So let’s take a look at the last week of NaNo to see how things were winding down…

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NaNoWriMo Week 3

Starting off this week with a little over 25k. Goal for the week: get to 40k. WE CAN DO THIS GUYS! Second to last week, DO NOT LET THOSE WORD COUNTS FLAG!


Last night was a blast meeting with everyone for our midway celebration! It definitely inspired me to get to writing and catch up to some of those higher word counts!

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NaNoWriMo Week 2

NaNoWriMo is definitely in full swing now! We’re half way done with the coming of Sunday. Week 2 is over, so it’s time to look back and see how things went!

Week 1 I aimed for 15k and fell short at 11k by Monday. (boooo!) This week I aimed to add in another 15k to bring myself between 25k and 30k. Let’s see how that went…

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