How I completed 3 manuscripts with Nanowrimo!

Nanowrimo 2017 has just ended. And for the first time in four years managed to hit the 50K mark. For those unaware, Nanowrimo is National Novel Writing Month. Usually I have a plan when it comes to Nanowrimo. I've either outlined a plot or I have an idea and try to build the story. That's [...]

Word Count -Why one size does not fit all ideas?

Word count is one of the guidelines when it comes to publishing.  Whether you're querying or pitching your new project, the word count is going to be key in those discussions. But as an author how do you know if a particular idea can be a full novel or a novella? How do you decide [...]