Tag Archives: NANoWriMo

5 Quotes from The Alien and the CEO

5 Quotes from The Alien and the CEO The Alien and the CEO is the third installment in the short story Slakerian Empire series. Quotes from the first, Mr. Right, Mr. Wrong, Mr. Alien, can be found here. Quotes from the second, The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, can be found here. If…

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Use Theme to improve your NaNo writing

Theme is an important part of any story. Choose your theme before beginning your NaNo project, and you’ll have an easier time editing. What is theme? (I hear your 3rd grade-self moaning) I’ll save the Webster Dictionary meaning and tell you what you need to know for NaNo: Theme is the single idea that holds…

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Prepare for NaNoWriMo:Plotting

Prepare for NaNoWriMo:Plotting Last week, I wrote about using archetypes to create characters in anticipation of NaNoWriMo in November. My project next month is a retelling of Red Riding Hood and the Big, Bad Wolfe as a romance. I’ve already established a world in Snow White and the Eighth Dwarf (available in January) that I…

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