July Writing Goals for Camp NaNoWriMo

July means camp time. Yes traditional camping in the woods and the writing kind over at NaNoWriMo. In July, writers set a writing (or editing) goal. As a writer, I find motivation when I write during these types of challenges, especially on those days when I don’t feel like writing. The competitor in me pushes through the excuses when I see other writers posting about their personal goals. I rarely wait until the last minute […]

Making the Most of Writing Challenges

Today is the halfway mark for the #1000wordsofsummer writing challenge, created by Jami Attenberg. How are you doing with the challenge? One day, a migraine kept me away from my writing goal but have managed to catch up this weekend. How do you feel about writing challenges? Motivate you? Depress you? Depends on how life is at the time? Yes, yes and yes. I’m drawn to these types of writing challenges. The energy of everyone […]