If you’re reaching towards an idea for a story, pour yourself a tasty beverage and spend some time with these three questions to see what rises to the surface.
Here I am again with no real outline and just a character and I am afraid that there won’t be a way forward. Though, there always is. That is the deepest joy of this weekend for me. Just letting the words flow out onto the page. Side-stepping, faking out, freaking body-slamming, my inner-critic into submission. It’s exhilarating!
Hullo World Finally typing up my post 3day notes… I made this note on Sept 9, 2015. Wow and wow and wowzi-wow. This may have been the best 3Day Weekend ever! I need to write up a blogpost for Future Me to look back… Continue Reading “A beLATEd 2015 3Day Novel Weekend Wrap-up”
Pam can’t sleep… 3Day Novel Contest (2015) starts at mid-night tomorrow!
I’ve been thinking today.
Turning over different story options in my mind. Tasting. Testing… 9 more days til the 3Day Novel Contest begins…
A day spent reading and exploring the idea of The Heroine’s Journey as I prepare for the 2015 3 Day Novel Contest
A video I made in 2014 – with my top-five tips on “How to prepare for the 3Day Novel Contest”
Hulloo Hallay – it’s been a downsy-upsy sort of day on the bay. Woke with the fears hanging all over me. The fears that… It’s gone. If I ever had a talent for writing…. it is gone. This was brought home to me by… Continue Reading “15 Days to the 3DNC: Adventures in ReVision or Taking Care of Our Own … Fecal Matter”
Hullo Sweeties Today’s fun included doing some cleaning up out in the Writing Burrow and rehanging the curtain in my “bunky office.” When I live in cities, I spend a lot of time writing in coffee shops, art galleries, museums and parks. Here on… Continue Reading “16 Days to 3DNC 2015: Finding or Making a Spot to Work”
So…. Just because I KNOW that outlining / pre-planning doesn’t really work for me, doesn’t stop me from continuing to seek…. THE SECRET FORMULA for writing the best possible thing that I can during the 3 Day Novel Contest. Or any time. After alla… Continue Reading “On the other hand…. What if there IS a SECRET FORMULA for crafting a well-made story?”
Because there's never enough time to do it right the first time but there's always enough time to do it over