NaNoWriMo 2020 – Mission Complete! Posted on December 1, 2020 by benjaminfrog At 11:18 PM on November 30th I finished my novel ‘Orcs Vs. Wolves’! Yes, I reached the 50,000 word mark in the wee hours of the 29th, and kept writing, finishing off the story, adding some fine details, and making sure I had all the right conclusions… Read More NaNoWriMo 2020 – Mission Complete!
NaNoWriMo 2020 – The Final Stretch Posted on November 25, 2020 by benjaminfrog We’re into the final week now, and as I hit the 40,000 word mark I’m at the last 20% of the book to go. It seems to have been paced well, since there’s only the final battle and the lead in to go yet. And… Read More NaNoWriMo 2020 – The Final Stretch
NaNoWriMo 2020 – Flashback to 2019 Posted on November 18, 2020 by benjaminfrog We’re a little bit over the halfway point and personally the exhaustion is starting to amp up. I expected having this blog post written and ready to publish a couple of days ago but by the end of the daily quotas I’m finding the past… Read More NaNoWriMo 2020 by Ben Collier
NaNoWriMo 2020 – The Challenges So Far by Benjamin Collier We’re almost one week into November. How is everyone doing with their NaNo projects? I’ve been caught off guard by the amount of unexpected challenges this time around. It’s been a bit more than just general life stuff, which is to be an expected part of… Read More NaNoWriMo 2020 – The Challenges So Far
Posted on November 3, 2020by benjaminfrog Hey everyone! How’s your NaNo project doing so far? I know it’s only Day 3 now, but that’s plenty of time to get a sense of how well you have or have not prepared. I’m finding myself struggling a bit with this project compared to last year’s, despite taking a similar… Read More NaNoWriMo 2020 – First 2 Days!
NaNoWriMo 2020 – This Year’s Project Lots of great info here about writing a NaNo novel! Ben will be attempting to post a few times during November to let you know how it’s going. Posted on October 30, 2020by benjaminfrog Hey guys! How is your NaNo prep coming along? Now that November is almost upon us, I’m finally… Read More NaNoWriMo 2020 WIP by Ben Collier
The Journey of ‘CHRONOMANCER’ Posted on October 28, 2020by benjaminfrog The seeds of the story that eventually became ‘The Final Power: CHRONOMANCER’ were first planted back in 2002, so it’s been nearly 2 decades in the making. I know the timeline because I remember how I was influenced by the first Lord of the Rings film, before the additional… Read More The Journey of CHRONOMANCER by Ben Collier
NaNoWriMo Prep 2020 Posted on October 24, 2020 by benjaminfrog (Benjamin T. Collier) Hey guys! Who’s doing NaNoWriMo this year? Are you all done with your prep work? If not, there’s still a week to go before November kicks off. Still time to cram in some prep. I myself have had a few projects on the go… Read More NaNoWriMo Prep 2020
Writing and Launching Your Memoir Originally posted on September 19, 2020 by Storygal Over the early spring, coauthor Donna Mann and I put our last touches on our new book. The content had been in process for some time, but in the last year, we accelerated our efforts and were ready for our editor to do her work… Read More Writing Your Memoir by Carolyn Wilker
Top 10 Mid-Series Shake-Ups: part 2 by author, public speaker and YouTuber Benjamin T. Collier. Today I’m finishing off the list of Top 10 Mid-Series Shake-Ups by going over numbers 6-10, because that’s how math works. Again, I’ve put them in order of most frequently used (by my reckoning), which is not the same thing as… Read More Top 10 Mid-Series Shake-Ups: Part 2