NaNoWriMo: For the Win

NaNoWriMo: For the Win

My NaNoWriMo journey started in 2008. A coworker friend of mine mentioned this crazy challenge—writing a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. What? The wannabe novelist inside me was intrigued. The competitive side of me that always loves a challenge was aroused. I attempted...
Learn with Libby: Oct & Nov Classes

Learn with Libby: Oct & Nov Classes

My kids are back in school, the leaves are starting to change, and my favorite time of year is right around the corner–yes, I’m talking about NaNoWriMo! National Novel Writing Month is coming up in November, and I’m teaching a number of classes at...

Learn with Libby: Fall Classes

Registration for fall classes at the Westport Writers’ Workshop is now open. Once again, classes will be offered via Zoom, so anyone can join from anywhere! I will be teaching Romance Writing on Thursday evenings (7-9EST). Bring an in-progress manuscript or...
Waiting for baby

Waiting for baby

I’m 38 weeks pregnant and according to my doctor this little boy could come any day now. I’m definitely physically ready to be done with nine months of pregnancy, and I can’t wait to meet my new little one. I have that same itchy feeling I get toward...
10 reasons I love NaNoWriMo

10 reasons I love NaNoWriMo

I’ve been singing the praises of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) since the first year I attempted it (2008!). If you’ve never heard of NaNoWriMo, go to their website and check it out (then join, add me as a buddy and write a 50,000 word novel in a...