Camp NaNoWriMo: Week 2

Minna-san, konnichi wa! 

In this post, I’ll be giving a quick update for week two of Camp NaNoWriMo.

Sorry if this post came up late.

Let’s move on to today’s post. Ikou!

Camp NaNoWriMo: Week 2
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What are My Current Book Projects and Goals?

Minna-san, konnichi wa! 

In this post, I want to get a little personal and discuss my own WIPs. Some are what I am currently working on at the moment, and others are on the backburner while I work on my current book projects.

I’m also getting my main book project ready and in preparation for Camp NaNoWriMo, which is coming up in April. And I am working to finish the bulk of my research just to get a general feel for the location and time period that my novel is set in so that I can write about it with ease. However, I do plan on leaving notes or questions while writing and I will research them along the way.

I am also going through my character profiles and plot outline to make sure that everything makes sense, there are no inconsistencies, and there are as few plot holes as possible. I’m aiming for zero plot holes here, so we’ll see how that works out — the benefits of editing.

Now, like some writers — not all, I don’t always feel comfortable discussing my work. But I am trying to push myself out of my comfort zone, lest it would render my author platform useless if I choose to remain in comfortable silence over my WIPs.

So with that being said, let’s move on to today’s post.

What Are My Current Book Projects and Goals?
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How to Make Romance Blossom within a Romantic Subplot

Minna-san, konnichi wa! 

In today’s post, I will be discussing six facets to incorporating romance within your novel, whether romance is your main genre or subplot. 

Please note that my current WIP is a paranormal mystery with a romantic subplot and features the MC and love interest in a heterosexual and monogamous relationship. As such, I will be speaking from my own experience of what should be included within a romantic subplot in order to create a romantic connection between two dynamic characters.

However, the elements that I discuss can be applied to anyone writing romance for the main genre, other characters who aren’t the MC or love interest, polyamorous relationships, and various sexualities. 

I will also be discussing my own current WIP, Foreshadowed by Darkness, which is book one in The Foreshadowed Series. And I will be referencing from other books/movies. *No spoilers intended* I’ve even applied some of the same techniques to establish relationships between other characters, though I don’t make it as detailed as I would the main characters. 

If you want to know my take on writing romance and learn about the six elements of creating a blossoming romance between your characters, and if you’re interested in learning more about Foreshadowed by Darkness, then read on for more below.

How to Make Romance Blossom within a Romantic Subplot
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