NaNoWriMo and the Muse

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is fast approaching. For those who don't know what it is, NaNo is 30 days of literary abandon, where writers from all over the world sit down to write 50,000 words of a novel first draft.  This happens every November, and people get together to share writing community, trials, tribulations, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo and the Muse

Muse Monday [4]

Take a scene you have been having trouble with, or just doesn't quite feel right. Now rewrite it from an entirely different point of view.   What past event haunts your character? (Or, what upcoming event is sure to haunt them?)   Start with the line: He never thought he would see dawn again.   … Continue reading Muse Monday [4]