The Pre-NaNo Countdown

Posted October 22, 2013 by Kelly Apple in Writing / 0 Comments

I have ten days to finish my preparedness checklist for NaNo. I know what I’m writing about (ZOMBIES! And two non-zombie people who like to get naked a lot!) and I know where the story needs to start and end. In my opinion, these are probably the most important things. I can do a lot […]


Find your inspiration

Posted October 15, 2013 by Kelly Apple in Writing / 2 Comments

A few weeks ago, I started an impromptu rewatching of Supernatural. I’m in the middle of season 2 and I’m LOVING the balance between drama and humor that those Winchester boys bring to the table. (I’m up to the Trickster episode — Dean, we don’t need more of your blah blah blah blah. Blah blah […]



What’s in store? Plenty!

Posted October 1, 2013 by Kelly Apple in Writing / 2 Comments

I’m going to take the month of October to talk about NaNoWriMo and the things I do to prepare for a balls-to-the-wall month of writing. But first, let me preface this… For those that don’t know, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. I’ve been participating in NaNo since 2005 (with a bleak year off […]