Triple Crit

A Blog for Writers, Roleplayers, and Gamemasters


31 Days of NaNoPrepMo: Day 1

Day 1: Why do you want to write 50k words in 30 days? Writing habits. First things first: what’s driving you to want to participate in NaNoWriMo? Do you want to get started on that novel you keep thinking about? Do you want to develop a daily writing practice? Improve your craft? Beat your friends […]


31 Days of NaNoPrepMo

If you’ve been here before, you’ve likely seen my 30 Days of Gamemastering Challenge. Another topic/event near and dear to my heart, National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short, deserved to get some novel writing prompts of its own. NaNo is a wild ride in which you try to write daily and complete a fifty-thousand word “novel” during […]


Interview on Luna Station Quarterly

Jessica Powell (@jehzavere on Twitter) has interviewed me for her latest column on Luna Station Quarterly! She asks me about my experience as a woman gamemaster, what advice I have for women looking to get a job in the gaming industry, how to become a gamemaster yourself if you come from more of a writing […]


February RPG Blog Carnival: How and Where I Write and/or Game Prep

Leicester’s Ramble is hosting February’s RPG Blog Carnival, and this month’s topic is “How and Where You Write and/or Game Prep.” Given my current projects–two RPG campaigns and one unfinished novel–I figured I had plenty to write about for this one. Where I Write/Prep Game My boyfriend and I thought it was worth the extra […]


10 Lessons Learned from NaNoWriMo 2013

Fiddleback requested some advice for people attempting NaNoWriMo, and I’m happy to oblige him. Without further ado, here’s what worked for me to finish 43k words in 21 days last year (and I would’ve won, too, if it hadn’t been for a week-long visit to NY to visit family for Thanksgiving). Luckily, we’ve got five […]