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!
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”
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?”
18 days til the 2015 Three Day Novel Contest. Pam is busy courting her Muse and offers some words of support to herself and to others who need a break from the “How to Write a Novel in Ten Easy Steps” bull-dooey.
Tis time again, the Pamster said, to talk of many things…. especially the 3day Novel Contest and a rather NOVEL idea of how to play this year. Wish me well. Wish me wise. Wish me words tumbling tumbling tumbling.
With some wild SHAMANIC drumming thrown in to warm our blood.
Pam (AKA Mulligan) lays out her top 5 tips for prepping for the 3Day Novel Contest (held each Labour Day weekend)
Emerging from the fog of the 3DNC (3 Day Novel Contest) and wanted to send you all a missive about how it went this year. I’m still processing the whole adventure, but here’s a taste. As you know, I went into the contest with… Continue Reading “3 Day Novel Contest 2012- The Wrap Up”
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