Startence #51217: Growing pains

Startence is when you take four random words and use them to make four less random sentences.   This weeks words are: taste remove salt fire Taste the tears of my past again… Continue reading

Writelifting #41217

Writelifting is the writing of a partial/ full story, using five given, random words and a random first sentence.  You write as long as you feel the need, or you have used all… Continue reading

Smile

When Nano calls!

…  I go a little crazy.  Honestly I can’t help but love the whole community thing.  But if you are doubtful,…  why not take the plunge.  Write fast like superman, strong like the… Continue reading

week 4 of prep

If you made the 10 sentence description last time, haul it up.  In this 4th week we are shoveling deeper into our story Story ideas Start with your 10 sentences and write down… Continue reading

Week 3 plotting away

A lot has been done.  But now comes the time consuming part.  Building your story and your world. create your world is there magic what kinds of people live there what kind of… Continue reading

Week 2 of prep

Last week we did some footwork. In our second week we are getting to know our character a little better, choosing a working title and making a cover for our NaNoWriMo project. Character… Continue reading

How to become a Super Powered Wrimo?

Make your care package. Prep time is coming and we will be doing some fun stuff over the next few weeks.   The objective this week is preparing our stuff and finding an… Continue reading

Startence #180817

Tears are born from deadly sin Abuse the souls of innocent kin Dreamless evil, can’t see right from wrong Devil,  you feel mighty strong

Daily journal (10min)

Sitting in a wooden chair at the table yet again.  No matter what I try I can’t seem to calm down today.  I feel somewhat uncomfortable with myself.  It’s not a bad think,… Continue reading

Startence #310717: Shadowsun

Shadows cast by midday sun brave until the evening come coloring a little darker shade hiding from the moons brigade

Startence #310717

Startence is when you take four random words and use them to make four less random sentences.   This weeks words are: shadows brave coloring  hiding

Picture challenges

You know I love a good challenge and I’ve been actively participating in some picture challenges @ Gurushots  I’m no photographer, but it’s fun and I’m learning a lot.  if you would like… Continue reading

Picture challenges

Hey, You know I love challenges.   And you might or might not know, I teach starters in the digital world how to use computers and camera’s and phones. This led me to… Continue reading

Wrimo@work

I upped my goal.  Apparently I can still do some writing.  I had life come in and needed to struggle with that for a bit.  Still that’s not a bad week for me.… Continue reading

First day of camp

First line of the day: Sweaty and out of breath, Neah sits up. Happy writing

News update:Me fool!

Oh, I did it again.  I hit my hand against a table and broke my left pinkie for the second time. Let’s just say Camp has an extra challenge this year.

When Setting up goals.

Writers often set themselves high and difficult goals.  While I have no trouble with goals, it’s a big hurdle to see that deadline coming.   Let me be clear.  I’m not a published… Continue reading

Startence #2106

Startence is when you take four random words and use them to make four less random sentences.   This weeks words are: spicy, torture, mist, Repress   Spicy things might excite you torture… Continue reading

Writelifting mission #1906

Writelifting is the writing of a partial/ full story, using five given, random words and a random first sentence.  You write as long as you feel the need, or you have used all… Continue reading

Writelifting #1206: A desperate embrace

She took a deep breath and looked at her boss, before shaking her head.  “I can’t dance, I’m on the job.”  A smiling Randal, mirrors her movements.  “Of course you can. Your boss… Continue reading

Startence #1406

Startence is when you take four random words and use them to make four less random sentences.   This weeks words are: wash charge emerge Shoot Wash the tears with joy away Charge… Continue reading

Camp Nanowrimo

Well, guess what,… Yes, I’ll be participating yet again.  I’m preparing for my November project and joined by some Nano friends. We do still have some bunks in our cabin, interested parties can… Continue reading

Writelifting mission #1206

Writelifting is the writing of a partial/ full story, using five given, random words and a random first sentence.  You write as long as you feel the need, or you have used all… Continue reading

Writelifing #3056: behind the shutters

He had an hour to get home. If he didn’t make it, he knew his guardian would be waiting at the door.  The vein on his forehead swollen and feeding the mans anger.… Continue reading

Startence #0206

Startence is when you take four random words and use them to make four random sentences.   This weeks words are: child face fate love Child you need to grow and Face the life your… Continue reading

Mission #3056

Writelifting is the writing of a partial/ full story, using five given, random words and a random first sentence.  You write as long as you feel the need, or you have used all… Continue reading

Mission #2295

Writelifting is the writing of a partial/ full story, using five given, random words and a random first sentence.  You write as long as you feel the need, or you have used all… Continue reading

Writelifting #1225 A moment of time

When he lifted his head, she barely recognized him for the bruises.   Half an hour ago, Narda received a phone call from the local police.  A man by the name of Stan… Continue reading

Mission #1225

Writelifting is the writing of a partial/ full story, using five given, random words and a random first sentence.  You write as long as you feel the need, or you have used all… Continue reading

I guess that’s parenting

My son had a real bad attitude today.  He’s been off lately and the whole family is feeling it.  Today I had the final drop.  He started kicking the door of my brand… Continue reading

WL 1505: The room between life and death.

The door was closed, and as I put my hand on the handle, I felt afraid of what we might find.  Twelve of us where standing in this hallway, there was a sniper… Continue reading

WRITELIFTING MISSION 1505

Writelifting is the writing of a partial/ full story, using five given, random words and a random first sentence.  You write as long as you feel the need, or you have used all… Continue reading

Permalink

It’s been,…  busy. I’ve been making a webpage and facebook page for the dog training school, my partner teaches at.  It took me a while because the knowledge I needed, was hiding way… Continue reading

Writelifting 0805 : Guarding the well

There was a legend about the well in the garden.  If you scream a name, three times down the well, that person will become trapped.  No one believes it except for Rainer.  … Continue reading

WRITELIFTING MISSION 0805

Writelifting is the writing of a partial/ full story, using five given, random words and a random first sentence.  You write as long as you feel the need, or you have used all… Continue reading

MISSION 0104: child of colour

Only the very oldest people remembered a time when humans could see in colour.  Noris can not imagine what colour looks like, what it smells like.   The Elders have assigned him to… Continue reading

Writelifting mission 0104

Writelifting is the writing of a partial/ full story, using five given, random words and a random first sentence.  You write as long as you feel the need, or you have used all… Continue reading

Happy First day!

How did you kick off your 2017 NaNoWriMo Year?  Camp just started, are you catching many words?  No matter how you do it or how well, make sure you enjoy it! If you… Continue reading

Writelifting 2603: Heartbreak fury

His voice had never sounded so cold.  Emma dried her tears, unable to move.  Her legs trembling with a mix of fear, anger and disbelief.  Still not understanding what had just played before… Continue reading

Camp Nano Countdown

Almost time to start writing.  I feel like I can keep on prepping.  Getting more ideas and having deeper conversations with my chars.  But this is what I’ve done the past two days:… Continue reading

Camp Nano countdown

Four days until camp. What have I planned today: I’ve made a background for my daemon race until October 1955.  Seeing my slight futuristic setting, I’ve got a lot of work to do.… Continue reading

Writelifting 2603

Writelifting is the writing of a partial/ full story, using five given, random words and a random first sentence.  You write as long as you feel the need, or you have used all… Continue reading

Camp prep: prologue or not?

There is a lot of information for and against prologues.  I do however get the feeling, more are against it.  So I was wondering if the prologue I have written is really necessary.… Continue reading

How Nano and Pixar made me a fool!

NaNoWriMo posted:  Because who wouldn’t want to learn about storytelling from the amazing artists and directors at Pixar (for free!)? https://techcrunch.com/…/pixar-offers-free-online-lessons…/… If I had known I’ d be crying my heart out in… Continue reading

10 reasons why you want to sign up for Camp NaNoWriMo!

you love writing you are awesome you are not afraid of a challenge you like to meet others who write you think it’s a worthy cause you can use the inspiration you are a… Continue reading

Reporting for trouble

Mission statement: First sentece: Half the names on the list had already been crossed off. Words to use: wave innate white discovery Half the names on the list had already been crossed off.… Continue reading

The purge

The mission statement: Use  as first sentece: She clung on to the piece of driftwood, praying for daylight Use these words: Private – fangs – stupid – garment She clung on to the… Continue reading

Camp Nano project 2017 teaser

Shades are not the only bloodsucking kind of bastards out there. Neah knows just all to well. Agents of the Daemon kind used her as bait, leaving a sixteen year old girl with… Continue reading

Camp Nanowrimo

yups, it’s that time again.  Although I’m totally tired, I will not let the opportunity slip away to get a kick in the butt and write.  Hopefully I’ll be a little more relaxed… Continue reading

Suddenly sick

The word bubble gave me a lot of trouble and I did not use it well.  But I present to you my next writelifting. The urge to interrupt her before she had finished… Continue reading

Blood Warrior by H.D. Gordon

Blood Warrior by H.D. Gordon My rating: 2 of 5 stars I decided to read the book after picking up the second one. It looked like it was interesting. I decided to start… Continue reading

High society, cellar girl

Five words and a sentence to use.  This might be an interesting story to write some more about.  The task: She had no intention of choosing sides Cellar – different – graceful –… Continue reading

Pure #2: covenant by jennifer L. Armentrout

Pure by Jennifer L. Armentrout My rating: 3 of 5 stars Picking this book from the shelf, I decided the cover spoke to me. It did nog fail me, the story was equally… Continue reading

Hot, heavy and Holy cra….

Words in bold and underlined are mandatory.  Here’s another new story: This week’s random words are: Sentence to use: She had to find the necklace, before he woke up. Words to use: common –… Continue reading

Love, planes and kisses

Writing a story with five random words and a random first sentence to use: He didn’t want to go out on such a night but he couldn’t help but feel haunt.  David hated… Continue reading

Blood & Holy water by Joynell Schultz

Blood & Holy Water by Joynell Schultz My rating: 4 of 5 stars When I read the story’s short. I was interested. The cover only made me want to read more. That alone… Continue reading

Why mornings are rarely easy

The light is still dim when I wake up.  The sounds of one of the children is making sure I don’t fall back asleep.  Next to me, snoring away, is the warmth of my… Continue reading

Voiceless

I have been writing a piece about a character who has lost her eyesight. I am rewriting the events while my character has regained eyesight but lost her voice. Guess what?  My body… Continue reading

At the hospital

The challenge by Sasha Black : Your challenge is to write your story using the weekly theme/prompt and write it in just 52 words…. EXACTLY, no more, no less. Use the following theme:… Continue reading

Rambling about Optimism, opportunisme and dreaming

Optimism, opportunisme, dreaming. I don’t know what to call that feeling, that I had when I just came out of school.  You know that feeling of : I’m gonna change the world, the… Continue reading

February challenge 2017

whom do you love?  And do you love yourself?  Take a pot or glass bowl.  Make fourteen papers and write on each one of them something you like about yourself or an encouragement… Continue reading

What’s a name or who’s the job?

I will be spouting nonsens, making up a figure.  Creating her I leave up to others: She is wearing a narrow, night blue dress.  A pair of fitting, raffled, black pants. her shawl… Continue reading

About Murphy

I apologize to all the Murphy’s in the world!  If you are not this person I’m describing and are feeling hurt by any of my words, please do note, that it is not… Continue reading

Hospital

Another appointment at the hospital.  The time I spent in hospitals,…  well those hours are,…  Not nice.  I hate the waiting for my turn.  I have to wait so many hours in a… Continue reading

Medals and bling, does not make a thing!

I had a meaningful conversation with someone working at a library, the other day. We were talking about jobs and hobbies, life at home. When writing came up this is what happened: Lib:… Continue reading

Have I loved you today?

Have I told you that I love, to see you playing with the kids, running around, looking at me with that twinkle in your eye? Have I told you thank you, more than… Continue reading

Chaos

Chaos!  I am in complete Chaos.  After the hospital I had six weeks of rehab.  And the whole household and my volunteer job just kept piling.  Everywhere I go there is chaos. If,… Continue reading

Quoting David Shossler

January challenge 2017

Throw your list with resolutions away. Make a three item, bucket list and finish it this month!  Short time goals are more easily achieved. What’s on your list? Did you finish?

Hear and listen

Week two of thinking about communication.  How did the written word fair you? Today I challenge you to think about the spoken word.   Step one: On you next phone call, notice how… Continue reading

Word tasting

Have you ever thought about what it is to communicate? Observing not only what is told or written? In the next couple of days I will post small steps of communicating.  I will… Continue reading

Quoting Joss Whedon

December challenge 2016

No time for chit chat.  Write!  Your should write! I challenge you to write a letter to yourself.  It can be for the future or your past self.  Just wrote the words you… Continue reading

When You NEVER, EVER Want to Write Again

I have to admit that I’ve been in a writing funk on and off for about a month. I’ve been getting some negative critiques of my unpublished novel, and I always take negative feedback… Continue reading

Ending 2016

It’s been a while, again. I wanted to tell you what is going on in my life.  (If you rather skip the rambling, my wishes for you all are on the bottom of… Continue reading

Wrimo@work

I past the 50K mark two days ago!  Happy, but not done yet!  So…  Back to writing!

Wrimo @ work

Too tired to give you more words.  Just look at the screen and party in my stead.  10K to go!

Wrimo @ work

We are now 10 days into Novembre.  I have been writing like crazy.  Thinking and planning and realizing I have not enough energy to do all of this in one day. Saying all… Continue reading

Dear reader

Hi, I haven’t been hiding.  No, I have been really busy,  my kids haven’t been sleeping well.  And to top it off, yesterday during my class (I teach introduction to digital photography for… Continue reading

Wrimo @ Work

Hahaha, Today I would like to talk about making maps. And that’s about all I can say about it.  I got the idea from the planning event that was hosted by the mad… Continue reading

Wrimo @ work

Hey, Novembre is racing at us. Am I prepared? Yes, I have about 32 thousand words written in preparation.  That means ideas, maps, questions, backgrounds, rules,…  and so much more.  (I’m dizzy just thinking… Continue reading

Quote of the week

How to prepare for NaNoWriMo 2016?

Quote of the week

Preparing for NaNoWriMo 2016?

Quote of the week

Brother and sister

Today, is the national brother and sister day!  (Belgium) It doesn’t really compare to the coffee day or the red nose day, or… Then why am I mentioning it? Yups!! My little monsters!… Continue reading

Sep. What if Recap

What did we think about this month?  For those who just checked in.  Here’s a recap: Do you ever think, what if?  I know I do. That’s why I thought it would be… Continue reading

NanoPrep

I have been working on my Novembre project, a whole year round.  I have 33000 words of prep.  Instead of writing I will be puzzling, I think.  No clear line, just an amazing… Continue reading

How to get ready for NaNoWriMo 2016?

Quote of the week

Nanowrimo prep time!

  So, I know what I will be writing,.. Checking out titles and covers now.  Not sure of anything yet. The title at the moment is saying : Being free. What do ya… Continue reading

Writelifting Sep. recap

Let’s recap what we wrote this month: Code Maid words to use: golden, maid, bag, fireplace, barbarian first sentence: The idea that they could have flown,… The idea that they could have flown away is… Continue reading

What Ifmagination

Do you ever think, what if?  I know I do. That’s why I thought it would be another good challenge for me to tackle. The mission: Think about the what if, let your… Continue reading

Quote of the week

HEEEEEEYYYY!!!

I am a …

Writelifting Sep 4

Writelifting is the writing of a partial or whole story, using five given, random words and a random first sentence.  You write as long as you feel the need, or you have used… Continue reading

Sept challenge 2

I have made many challenges in the past year.  Some more fun, … Most of them are meant to put myself and you to thinking and writing. This week I challenge myself and… Continue reading

What ifmaination

Do you ever think, what if?  I know I do. That’s why I thought it would be another good challenge for me to tackle. The mission: Think about the what if, let your… Continue reading