Exciting news! First, I finally decided to spend the money and get myself a domain! Instead of oceanewrites.wordpress.com, it's now oceanemcallister.com. I believe it's more professional than what I was using before, and it was surprisingly cheap as well. One of the reasons I got it will be explained in just a moment, as it… Continue reading New Domain and Exciting News!
If the title wasn't obvious enough, I officially reached 50,000 words, making me a NaNoWriMo winner! It has been such an incredible journey testing my limits as a writer and doing what I never thought possible: writing a novel in one month. My story has changed, developed, and become something that I never thought possible… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Winner!
If the title wasn't obvious enough, I am now 20,000 words into writing my novel, Unhappily Ever After! I never thought this was possible, considering that the last time I wrote 20,000 words it took me five months!
Hey all! For the first time I will be participating in NaNoWriMo! For those of you who don't know what it is, it's a program/website where you can participate with countless other in trying to complete a novel in one month! Crazy, right? The goal is typically 50k words, but you can choose what to… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018
I first began to seriously write last December. I had this great story idea; it was all coming together beautifully in my head. What could go wrong? Then I began to think. I had never finished a story -- let alone more than three chapters of one -- up until that point. How was this… Continue reading Hitting the 50K Mark
TWWRTW is very near and dear to my heart. I started writing it last December and I plan to finish it by the end of this year. It was (and is) my first "real" novel that I've strived to finish. Over nearly a year, it has grown to be thirty-nine chapters and over 40,000 words… Continue reading My First Novel