Happy November, writers!
It's the first of the month...wake up, wake up, wake up! (Corny, I know.)
I'm excited because today is not just the first of any month, but it's the first of November...THEE month for writers!
For those who are not familiar, November is "National Novel Writing Month," also known as "NaNoWriMo." This is the month that a lot of writers were/are born. This is the month filled with tons of online writing encouragement and advice from other writers, novelists, etc. This is the month that I got serious about writing my first book, SoKoDiaries: An American Teacher Living in South Korea. (Although I didn't publish my first book until February 2013, it was mostly written in November 2012 while I was overseas in South Korea.) So much literary magic has happened since then!Read More