NaNoWriMo 2017: Week 1

NaNoWriMo 2017 has officially kicked off! I have a loaded schedule this month, so I’m not sure how much I can actually get done, with two friends visiting separately from the other side of the world and six days’ exams at the end (and I still need to study for it!) but we’ll see. March…

What to do After Finishing a First Draft

On 27th July 2017, Rune Mage was finished at 199k words after NaNoWriMo 2016 and two lots of Camp NaNoWriMo 2017. Then I hit a wall. What now? I had several plot bunnies boiling for the past few months and was too happy to jump straight into a different project, but I knew this was always my pattern…

Camp NaNoWriMo July 2017

July Camp NaNoWriMo is just round the corner! What are you guys doing for it? After the high of completing NaNoWriMo2016 and then April Camp 2017 and getting my groove back into writing — and I’m enjoying writing Rune Mage so much — I’m pretty psyched to do July Camp 2017. The problem is as always:…

NaNoWriMo: The Rune Mage

The Rune Mage is definitely my NaNo2016 project. Cover is ready (guess who made it??), plot is ready, and I’m pumped! Now it’s time for the cover reveal! *drum roll* Seiren graduates at the top of her class at the King’s Academy for Magic with only one aim: to become a state mage and find…

NaNoWriMo Rallying: Week 4 Interview

Welcome to the NaNoWriMo Rallying, hosted by the Frog Blog! We have finally reached the very last week of NaNo. Our contestants are panting and dragging themselves to the 50k, which is in sight! (Well, some of us are. A few are already waiting at the finishing line, cheering us on!) QUESTION:  Now that you’re reaching (or…

NaNoWriMo Rallying: Week 3 Interview

Welcome to the NaNoWriMo Rallying, hosted by the Frog Blog! Week 3 has been and gone, and the end is in sight! How did our contestants do? Got any questions you want to ask them about their process or progress? Leave a comment below! QUESTION:  Have you encountered any writer’s block during your project, and if not,…

NaNoWriMo Rallying: Week 2 Interview

Welcome to the NaNoWriMo Rallying, hosted by the Frog Blog! Week 2 is probably approaching one of the hardest period of the writing. Writer’s block and other inconveniences tend to pop up halfway, causing many to hit what is known as a “wall”. How did our contestants do? Got any questions you want to ask them…

NaNoWriMo Rallying: Week 1 Interview

Welcome to the NaNoWriMo Rallying, hosted by the Frog Blog! The first week of NaNo has kicked off with a bang, and as the end of Week 1 approaches, let’s see how our participants are finding the journey so far. Got any questions you want to ask them about their process or progress? Leave a…

NaNoWriMo Rallying: Meet the Participants

Welcome to the start of The Frog Blog’s NaNoWriMo Rallying! This is a series of blog posts hosted by yours truly to bring exposure, motivation, and fun to the crazy novel-writing month that is November. From here on, we will have a series of short interviews, updates on everyone’s progress on NaNo, and maybe a…

The Wattys and NaNoWriMo: Fun Things to Do!

Are you entering NaNo and/or The Wattys? So that time of the year is rolling around again, that all-too-important November. That means it’s almost time for NaNoWriMo, the annual event (well, discounting the Camp NaNoWriMos) where writers try and complete 50,000 words in one month. Also on Wattpad, The Wattys are up and running again this…