The Story Bible: Needs, Wants, Must-Haves

What’s a Story Bible? Bible in a Binder For those with the need to feel the paper between your fingers, here are recommended supplies for your Bible in a Binder: 3-ring binder, suggested 2″ size Dividers, with 5 tabs. Preferably with pockets. (If you need more tabs, buy a pack of … Continue Reading →


The Lady Nerds Review: Novelize, the Online Writing Platform

Novelize: The Online Writing Platform Novelize is a writing interface that you didn’t know you needed. At least, that’s how it’s been with me. It’s light, clean, easy to use, and really fun. Just so we’re clear, I am a staunch supporter of Scrivener. It’s a software that I’ve used for years, … Continue Reading →


NaNoWriMo Prep: Word Count Comfort

Is 50,000 words really a novel? There are some out there *points at self* who are concerned with the novel produced through the annual November writing marathon in terms of its word count–50,000 words is, in my view, kinda short in terms of being a novel. But is it really? I … Continue Reading →


How Do You Prep for NaNoWriMo?

NaNo Prep With the vast number of resources out there (see below), the methods of prepping for National Novel Writing Month are numerous. There are outliners, storyboarders, notecarders, pantsers–the list goes on. Me? I outline. I outline the crap out of my novel. I have even been known to outline my outline–it’s … Continue Reading →


When a Picture is a Writing Prompt – Prompt 2

A photo has inspired me again! Like a previous post, I’d like to submit this photo to inspire you writers out there. Perhaps this will help to spawn your NaNoWriMo project!