My changed view on NaNoWriMo

I’ve done NaNo since 2003 and tried Camp NaNoWriMo this past July. The first four times I ‘won’ the 50 K challenge, but didn’t achieve it ever since, and didn’t achieve the goal for Camp either. I didn’t even get halfway there. My Changed View What I’ve come to realize is that I’m now putting too…Continue Reading “My changed view on NaNoWriMo”

Pantsers vs. Plotters

With me starting at Camp NaNoWriMo on July 1st I thought that I should explain the difference between these two story methods, and what I do or don’t. “Pantsers” This is an expression, short for “writing by the seat of your pants”. A writer goes into a project with nothing planned and just writes what…Continue Reading “Pantsers vs. Plotters”

NaNoWriMo 2013: How Did I Do?

As you can see above, it wasn’t a victory. Well, not for the competition, anyway. It’s still quite an accomplishment from zero words. I have a good outline. My characters are well-defined. I wrote daily but not with enough BIC (Butt in Chair) to make my daily word quota. Thus, I’m not far enough in…Continue Reading “NaNoWriMo 2013: How Did I Do?”

NaNoWriMo 2013: My First Post

I haven’t updated here for some time for several reasons. First was the Indiegogo campaign that I mentioned here. I asked many people that I know to get it funded. A few did, many didn’t. Some of those who didn’t seem a bit miffed. I’m hoping that some if not most of them will talk…Continue Reading “NaNoWriMo 2013: My First Post”

Differing Views

Ultimately not, but from different approaches: Write On: Can We Teach Writing? The Best Writing Advice You’ll Ever Get I fall between those two camps. I took 2 classes in creative writing 28 years ago in CEGEP (junior college here in Quebec. Grades 12 and 13 in the rest of Canada). I learned the mechanics…Continue Reading “Differing Views”

The origins of Bosulliman

I gave this name to my Publishing venture. To many it sounds unusual to many; that’s intentional. Where did I get the name though? When I began studying Animation in University in 1987, I was paired up with another guy I became friends with. I thought his last name was O’Sullivan. With that in mind…Continue Reading “The origins of Bosulliman”

NaNo is 2 Weeks Over; Time to Get Busy!

I began to work on my other writing projects. Hopefully I’ll get some of them done over the holidays. Hunters’ Inc. I’ve now made into a project in Scrivener. Since the character statistics are all that I need to change for each game system that we’re using, I’ve split the book into separate chapters. I’m…Continue Reading “NaNo is 2 Weeks Over; Time to Get Busy!”

First off: my apologies. Save for my progress bar for my novel, I didn’t really update this blog all November. I was hard at work on my novel, but not hard enough. I never made my daily word quota, my most productive day 1400 words. My final word count:  23923. Almost — but not quite…Continue Reading “NaNoWriMo 2012: How’d I Do?”

Another Worthy Kickstarter and Updates

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/scottroche/the-way-of-the-gun-a-bushido-western-anthology This one has 4 days to go and still needs to raise a lot of funds to succeed.  If you haven’t yet, please support it – and if you already have increase your pledge. A big reason why I didn’t update this blog in nearly a week was due to my preparations for NaNoWriMo…Continue Reading “Another Worthy Kickstarter and Updates”

Late Updates

I think that I’ll have to change my update schedule for this blog. A daily update isn’t easy to maintain… not if I want every post to be a quality one. I’ll announce my new posting schedule very soon. I have some updates to share, both about here and  my author Fan page on Facebook:…Continue Reading “Late Updates”