Category Archives: Daily Writing

Chelsea’s NaNo Video Blog | Day 7


Chelsea’s NaNo Video Blog | Day 6


Chelsea’s NaNo Video Blog – Day 5

Online Writing Workshops for Writers at All Levels


Chelsea’s NaNo Video Blog – Day 4

Best products and services for your writing needs


Chelsea’s NaNo Videoblog – Day 3

 


NaNo Videoblogging – Day 2


So Many Posts, So Little Time

I have so many posts I need to catch up on because I’ve been focusing on NaNoWriMo, you guys! Please excuse the disorganization and lack of categories and tags. I promise I’ll go back and add them during December. Right now, I’m so busy with NaNo, I don’t even know which one of my Mamma’s children I am (and I’m an only child).


TCK’s Book Swag Raffle

So, The Creative Kitchen is doing an AWESOME book swag raffle, and I’m excited to share it with you guys!

CLICK HERE to get your tickets!

Bookworms Unite!

We are holding a Book Swag raffle, so if you love to read or know someone who does, you can purchase a ticket for a chance to win a cozy book swag set to curl up and read with this winter! As with all raffles, many will enter but only one will win. You can purchase as many tickets as you like. One ticket is equivalent to one entry.

This book swag set includes over $200-worth of combined books & book related items:

• A Frost-themed book tote bag valued at $25.

• A bookworm-themed t-shirt custom designed by Jennifer Clemmons of Southern Belle Creations valued at $26.

• One large soy candle handmade by Lacey Collier of The Creative Kitchen valued at $25.

• One cozy lap blanket hand-crocheted by Teresa Smith valued at $20.

• One signed copy of Frost: An Otherworld Tale by Chelsea Clemmons Moye valued at $11.

• Bayou Shadow Hunter and Bayou Wolf by Debbie Herbert, collectively valued at $12.

• Them Bones & Buried Bones by Carolyn Haines, collectively valued at $16.

• A hand-crafted mug from The Creative kitchen valued at $30.

• Peppermint Hot Cocoa Mix valued at $5.

• Manhunt and Small Town Face-Off by Tyler Anne Snell, collectively valued at $12.

• A surprise set of hand-selected Harlequin Romance novels collectively valued at $18.

• A surprise set of 3 bookmarks.

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NaNoWriMo Word Count Widget

I’m not sure why my word count widget in the sidebar won’t update properly, so I’m trying it out in a post to see if it will load correctly.


NaNoWriMo 2017 | Day 1

You can check out one of my favorite NaNoWriMo tools from Writer’s Digest at the link below!

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Roald Dahl On Readers | Quote of the Day 10/30/17

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Save on steeply discounted writing books from writersdigestshop.com.


Getting Ready for NaNoWriMo 2017

That’s right, I’m doing it again. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo for short) is right around the corner, and I’ve committed to doing it again this year. I’m taking a short break from my Otherworld Trilogy to start my Murphy Family Mysteries series. So, what book am I doing this year?

Murphy'sLaw of theJungle

This will be the first of many mysteries for the zany but endearing Murphy family. I’m not letting myself do a whole lot of over-planning for this one. I’m trying to short-circuit my perfectionist tendencies that usually make me bog down in my writing. This year, I intend to make steady progress and have an extremely rough draft to work from by November 30.

What tools do I have in my arsenal for this November? Here’s a short list:

  • LOTS OF COFFEE
  • A Basic Idea of Where the Story Is Going
  • The 5KWPH App/Technique Developed by Chris Fox
  • My Bullet Journal/Planner
  • Pens
  • Papers
  • Notebooks
  • Supportive Family & Friends Who Will Hold Me Accountable Via Our Facebook Group
  • My Awesome Word Count Widget In the Sidebar of My Blog! →
  • My Fantastic Blogging Community
  • Some New ADHD Management Techniques I Learned from Overcoming Distractions by David A. Greenwood
  • My Amazing Friend Lacey At The Creative Kitchen & Her YouTube Channel (Daily Check-Ins Are Totally Going to Happen)
  • My Trusty, Well-Worn Copy of A Writer’s Guide to Persistence
  • Did I mention COFFEE?

Well, that’s about all I have for you guys right now! 🙂 Stay tuned for all the NaNoWriMo shenanigans!

For Excellent Writing Resources, Check Out WritersDigestShop.com!


I’m a Writer’s Digest Affiliate Now!

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I’m really excited about this news, you guys! I absolutely LOVE Writer’s Digest products, and I use them all the time. When I get my own YouTube Channel set up, you’ll see me reviewing them there pretty regularly. So, this is me just giving you a heads-up that I may now make some revenue if you choose to click certain Writer’s Digest links you find on my blog!

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I'm a Writer's Digest Affiliate Now!

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I’m really excited about this news, you guys! I absolutely LOVE Writer’s Digest products, and I use them all the time. When I get my own YouTube Channel set up, you’ll see me reviewing them there pretty regularly. So, this is me just giving you a heads-up that I may now make some revenue if you choose to click certain Writer’s Digest links you find on my blog!

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Honing Your Horror Workshop: Part 3

 


Honing Your Horror Workshop: Part 2

 


Win $2,000 In Author Services!

Enter HERE. I sure did! Good luck, everyone!


Honing Your Horror Workshop: Part 1

Here’s the video from my first writing workshop hosted at The Creative Kitchen in Bay Minette! HUGE shout-out to the owner, Lacey Collier, for working with me and hosting my events!


Are You Called To Write?

Have you ever had a thought like this? Man, I’d really love to write a book someday, but I have no idea where to start.

I used to have similar thoughts, but I worked my butt off over the past 11 years, and I’ve been published in Flash Fiction Magazine, Noir Nation No. 3, as well as having self-published A Collection of Reflections (poetry) and Frost: An Otherworld Tale (my debut novel).

If you love a good story, that love is all you need to become a writer. I’ve invested a lifetime of passion and thousands of dollars in learning about writing craft and the publishing industry, and I’d love to share what I’ve learned with those of you who have an inner storyteller begging to get out.

If you’d like to learn more, you can reserve your seat at my upcoming writing workshop dates HERE. The workshops will be held at The Creative Kitchen in my aweome hometown of Bay Minette, Alabama.

Here’s a fun exercise for those of you considering attending the workshop (or anyone who wants to join in, for that matter):

Describe your worst fear in a single paragraph, but there’s a catch; you cannot name your fear in the paragraph. Post your answers in the comments and we’ll try to guess your fear!


Doctor Pychyl On Procrastination | Quote of the Day 9/7/2017


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