Category: Writing

NaNoWriMo Prep: Storyboard Mind Mapping

Posted October 30, 2014 in Writing / 0 Comments

So I have this strange way of prepping for NaNoWriMo. Usually I don’t map things
out and plan more than just three or so plot points. However, this year I did things
a little differently.

Behold, The Storyboard Mind Mapping Thing

Yeah, I’m not really sure what to call it exactly. It just came out of my head like this and I went with it. The note cards and yarn have a bit of a color code as well. Green is for
locations, blue is for characters, white is for details, and bright colors are plot points.
I’m thinking about adding pictures for the characters and maybe some of the locations.

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NaNoWriMo: Preparation

Posted October 25, 2014 in Writing / 0 Comments

Here goes. Just a week from the beginning of November or the-Month-of-Insane-and-Crazy-Writing-known-as-NaNoWriMo. I should be plotting or outlining or worldbuilding or storyboarding or something besides writing this blog post. And yet here I am.

I have this problem with prepping for NaNoWriMo… I don’t really prep anything for the actual novel part. I know, I know, that just sounds wrong. But that is how I work. Anyway, on to what I do prep…

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