Tag: NaNoWriMo

“That Is Why No One Will Remember Your Name.”

Consistency is key. Writing in spurts is a sure-fire way to ensure that your work won't get finished until years down the road. Writing each day, even just a little bit, helps establish the habit of writing consistently and allows you to progress your story at a steady pace. Ernest Hemingway would write 500 words ...

GoT and FN

Why can't the weather here sort itself out? It's snowing today and it's supposed to be 70 degrees later this week, it's ridiculous. I'm finally allowed to wear short sleeves at work so snow isn't going to get in the way of me and comfort. So, a close friend of mine has been bugging me ...

Frigid Nights Chapter Five

Derek found out later that Michaela had sent Jamie out there to cheer him up. Michaela and Jamie knew each other from clinicals and classes. Jamie hadn’t known who Derek was at the time, but she had heard what happened to him that day. After meeting Derek, Jamie took it upon herself to make sure ...

Frigid Nights Chapter Four

Derek wound up, raising the stick over his head before snapping it down at the beer can, sending it like a bullet through the air and into the upper corner of the makeshift net. With the tip of the stick, he dragged another can over and slapped it into the goal. Each shot got harder ...

Frigid Nights Chapter Two

Derek stood in the doorway, his shoulder against the frame, coffee in his hand. He watched Jamie’s chest rise and fall with each breath as if she were just sleeping peacefully. The bruising on her arms, her left leg in a cast from where her femur shattered, and the stitches on the left side of ...

How to Write With a Full-Time Job

It sucks. Get used to it. Most if not all writers had to work on their first novels in the wee hours of the morning or in the dark solitary hours of the night in order to get things done. They didn't just magically hit the fucking jackpot and got to drink coffee and make ...

Frigid Nights Chapter One

Keep in mind, these chapters are still in the rough draft phase of writing. If you find grammatical errors or other mistakes, don't hold them against but please make me aware. I hope you enjoy the chapters. Remember to Share!   __________________________________   Derek walked in through the door, as he had hundreds of times ...

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