My experience with NaNoWriMo this year was a little different than it had been in years past. I started late with an extensive outline on the first book in a new series that ended up being short of the 50,000-word mark. No big deal, right? On Starting Late and Outlining as a Plantser In previous years, … Continue reading 4 things that should have tripped me up during NaNoWriMo 2016 – but didn’t.
Originally published December 01, 2014 Nailed It! NaNoWriMo 2014 has come and gone, and to everyone who participated, I'd like to extend my warmest congratulations. Whether you wrote 50 words or 50,000, you wrote something more than you had in October, and that's to be celebrated. For myself, I'm happy to say I made it … Continue reading Celebrating Your Writing Accomplishments: This Time Two Years Ago
I was pleased as a kitten in a moving box when I ran across The Lesbian Review's assessment of my suspense novel, Maladaptation. I sent Sheena a copy of the book a while back for her honest review, but didn't expect the review to come back so soon, or as glowing. I think she liked … Continue reading OUTSIDE REVIEW: Maladaptation by Adan Ramie (Reviewed by Sheena @ The Lesbian Review)
I write a lot, and I talk almost as much. Is it an incessant need to fill the silence or a wish to be heard that drives me? Is it money, fame, or notoriety? Yes and no. I crave to be heard as much as the next guy, and I can't pay my bills in … Continue reading Crossing Genres, Being Authentic, and the Creative Urge