Tag: characters

NaNo Prep

NaNo Prep Day #5: Characters

Technically at this point, you can be cut loose with your one-sentence summary and barrel into NaNo and the pantsing world. Pantsing, if you’re unfamiliar with the terminology, is when an author flies by the seat of their pants instead of relying on a plan or outline. Generally, pantsers¬†do¬†have an idea of their story; it’s …

Goals

Weekly camp check-in

Here we are! It’s a week into Camp NaNoWriMo, [Has it really been a week already?!] so here’s my check-in. The first three days of Camp, I resisted the urge to dive into my story, and I spent quality time creating an outline. Or, at least, some notes I can use that’ll help keep everything …

camp Nanowrimo, Planning

Prepping for Camp NaNoWriMo [2 days left]

There are only two more days before Camp NaNo. [Technically, only a day and a half.] Can you feel the tension? All that nervous excitement waiting to spill on the page? Good. We’re going to harness that energy and focus on developing your characters today. I love sketching characters, and it’s probably my favorite thing …

Planning

Camp NaNo prep [3 days left]

Well, kind of. I’m writing this post-midnight since I had to work all day, and I’m just now able to get to this. So, really, it’s more like two days left, but who’s counting? Today, let’s focus on what happens in your story. This isn’t so much of an outline [I hear your rebellion, pantsers] …