Novel Excerpt – The Chase

Here’s another excerpt from my novel, Beach Liberation Front, to build some more suspense.

Matt saw the flashlights behind him, still bobbing up and down. They seemed to be getting closer. He heard the sound of the helicopter somewhere in the sky.

“What the hell do I do now?” he thought. “Keep moving, I guess. . . . → Read More: Novel Excerpt – The Chase

November Results and December Plans

I can’t believe November is over! Time flies when you’re having fun…and when you’re extremely busy!

Wrote my First Novel

During the month of November I participated in the National Novel Writing Month contest (NaNoWriMo for short). It is a contest designed to motivate aspiring writers to write a full-length novel. One must write 50,000 . . . → Read More: November Results and December Plans

Novel is Complete!

I won!

My novel is complete! I made it to 50,015 words a few days ago and submitted it to the NaNoWriMo web site yesterday. It is still a pretty rough first draft, but I’m very happy with the way it turned out. I think I have a great story here, and I’m definitely . . . → Read More: Novel is Complete!

NaNoWriMo Progress & Excerpt

My novel for the NaNoWriMo contest is coming along great! I surpassed 30,000 words today. The second week was rougher than the first, with a few low-producing days. Extra words from the first week helped me stay on track with my goal of 2,000 words per day. As such, I am about 5,000 words above . . . → Read More: NaNoWriMo Progress & Excerpt

Novel Excerpt

My novel for NaNoWriMo is coming along great! I have been writing faithfully every day since the first of November. I have written a little over 2,000 words per day, for a total of 11,216 words.

Current word count — 11,216

I started with a scene outline and annotated it with how many words . . . → Read More: Novel Excerpt

November 2009 Plans

In November I’ll be participating in National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short. NaNoWriMo is a writing contest. The challenge is to write a 50,000-word novel between November 1st-30th. The contest is held every year and thousands of people participate. You have to submit your novel to the NaNoWriMo web site before Nov 30th . . . → Read More: November 2009 Plans


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