Tag Archive: fiction

NaNoWriMo Day 11

Word Goal: 18,337/50,000 Actual word count: 20,795 What happened today: It was Veteran’s Day here in the US.  My father, my grandfather, and my husband’s grandfather have all served in the armed forces at some… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 10

Word Goal: 16,670/50,000 Actual word count: 20,020 What happened today: I decided to not worry about writing, and just took care of things around the house that I needed to.  The new blog theme wasn’t… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 9

Word Goal: 15,003/50,000 Actual word count: 18,687 What happened today: It was a crazy, long, day.  I wrote a little more than 200 words.  I think half of those were ‘sleep typed’. 100 (103) Word… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 8

Word Goal: 13,336/50,000 Actual word count: 18,468 What happened today: I hit the week-two slump. I’ve never hit it before.  Week two has always been easy for me, but this year is different for some… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 7

Personal Word Goal:  23,338/100,000 Minimum Word Goal: 11,669/50,000 Actual word count: 18,056 What happened today: Second write-in!  We had 13 people show up for this one, our biggest Wendy’s write-in to date since our previous… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 6

When I finished writing last night, it was after midnight and I had to go to sleep.  But I’m thinking it might just be easier on myself to simply post the day after… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 5

Personal Word Goal:  15,670/100,000 Minimum Word Goal: 8,335/50,000 Actual word count: 11,247 What happened today: We had a 5.6 earthquake. Really. And I hit 11k.  I’m slowly catching up! 100 Word Excerpt: (or today, 99… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 4

Personal Word Goal:  13,336/100,000 Minimum Word Goal: 6,668/50,000 Actual word count: 8,050 What happened today: Not as much writing time, again, because I had to re-do the filing system at church >_<. 100 Word Excerpt:… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 3

Personal Word Goal:  10,002/100,000 Minimum Word Goal: 5,001/50,000 Actual word count: 5,668 What happened today: My writing time was cut short today because I had pumpkin that had to be cooked down.  Incidentally, a large… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 2

So, this morning, instead of writing, I decided to do Wordle’s for each day’s writing.  So, I’ll be adding a Wordle to the Day 1 post, if you want to go back and… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 1

So, for some reason, I had the idea to do a blog post every day for NaNoWriMo.  Not sure why, other than I want to document this experience somehow. So each day, I’m… Continue reading

My NaNoWriMo Tools

Okay, still working on character charts, so I don’t have my next ‘Meet _____’ post ready yet, it will hopefully be up sometime tomorrow :). In the meantime, I’ve been bouncing ideas and… Continue reading


A lot has happened this week, both in the blogging world, and in real life.  I won’t go into the real life stuff, I’m still kind of reeling from today, and nothing is… Continue reading

How I Use Index Cards to Outline, Pt 2

This post now available here: http://rebekahloper.wordpress.com/2013/08/04/how-i-use-index-cards-to-outline-pt-2/

How I Use Index Cards to Outline, Pt 1

This post now available here: http://rebekahloper.wordpress.com/2013/08/03/how-i-use-index-cards-to-outline-pt-1/

The First Annual All Hallow’s Eve contest

Wow, yesterday ended up being awesome!  Thanks to many wonderful people (especially those from the Writers Campaign and the WordPress Forums), I hit 3000 views yesterday!  I decided on Thursday that I wanted… Continue reading

Do you create, or do you listen?

Lissa(Mrs. C) and I had a conversation a while back . . . (warning: you are about to have a glimpse into the minds of two writers who may or may not be… Continue reading

My Writing Trivia – Prize: $10 Amazon.com Gift Card

It’s test time!  Okay, not really . .  but I couldn’t resist!  Once again, just a reminder that you must be a subscriber to my blog to be eligible to win the gift… Continue reading

My Writing: Gyti

This novel is my baby.  I first came up with the idea during my Lord of the Rings Fanatics Plaza days, and I was making it epic.  I even created languages, and have… Continue reading

Entering Contests: Why is it so nerve-wracking?

If anyone of you know me on facebook, or follow me on twitter, or simply read the twitter feed in the sidebar, you know that I have been writing and editing like crazy… Continue reading

My Writing: Father Time

I don’t remember the initial idea that I had for what I’m currently calling my ‘Father Time’ story, only that I did have it!  It was not a story that started with an… Continue reading