On NaNoWriMo and Why as a Professional I Have Reservations

I must admit I get a little bothered how some people beat themselves up because they're not on pace with NaNoWriMo. I don't like to see that. Writing is hard enough without having to go through that. I see way too many beginning writers pulling their hair out over this. I don't think that's good. …

A Conversation with Story: I say goodbye, you say hello

Story: You have to let me go. Me: No, let me tinker with you some more. I think I can get it right if I rework this one scene. Story: You've been tinkering off and on for months and you're still not happy. Me: I can get it right if I tweak you here and …