The Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) hits many writers at this time of year as NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) preparations begin.
Many of us have spent the month pouring out words to make our 1,667 word daily goal for our NaNoWriMo novels. How many days did you hit the goal? How often did you write more, or less? It doesn't matter. It also doesn't matter if you wrote 50,000 words of something resembling a novel or … Continue reading Word-count Doesn’t Matter
Living as a Writer Series November is nearly upon us and with it all the tweets, blog posts, and Facebook chatter. There's a belief that everyone has a novel in them. That may be true, but it may also not be true for you this year; this November. You don't have to take part in … Continue reading Surviving NaNoWriMo and ignoring the FoMO