Here are some of the best reviews I got on a party scene at the end of Chapter 5 of ‘The Bakery Assistant’. I appreciate the Houston Writers Guild and their critique circles for all their help. By the end of the month I’ll post another scene from the novel I wrote for NaNoWritMo-50,000 words… Read More Notes on a scene from ‘The Bakery Assistant’
A scene from my novel ‘The Bakery Assistant’… Read More A selection from ‘The Bakery Assistant’ written during NaNoWritMo
I wrote 50,000 words in twenty-two days in the month of November, completing the NaNoWritMo 2015 challenge, and won first place in the Houston Writers Guild. Last Wednesday I brought the first scene in the infamous ‘party scene’ that I wrote which includes characters named after two friends I’ve had since the eighth grade:… Read More Latest Feedback from ‘The Bakery Assistant’
I took part on #NaNoWritMo2015 in which you write 50,000 words in thirty days. I wrote 50,931 words by November 22. All I did was write. I didn’t go back to edit, nor did I check my spelling. I brought the first nine pages that I wrote on November 1 to my critique circle. They… Read More Feedback on Chapter 5 of ‘The Bakery Assistant’
I’m having a busy month, not only am I participating in #NaNoWritMo (check out my word count NaNoWritMo) but I will be participating in some signings, a poetry reading (as my alter ego Elizabeth Harris), and the release of my fifth short story ‘The End’. Here are the dates/places/and times you can catch me. Sunday November… Read More Where In The World Is Melissa Algood?
I’ve been writing since I was eleven, and I never thought that I’d be able to complete a novel. Before my 30th birthday I’d finished my first novel ‘Blood On The Potomac’ which is currently in the editing stage with my publisher. It took me two years to write. My second novel ‘Everything That Counts’, which… Read More Watch me write a novel in a month
This year I’ll be participating in National Novel Writing Month. See how close I am to reaching my goal of 81,186 words in ‘The Bakery Assistant’ by clicking here . Please feel free to cheer me on at home.