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By EelKat Wendy C Allen

Site Map or Table of Contents: A List of Every Page on this site. This is going to be a really huge list. I am transferring all of my blog posts, Squidoo Lenses, and "free hosted" web sites to this site. A grand total of 7,000+ pages. A long slow process that will likely take a few years to do. In these early stages of the site this ToC is going to be a straight up list. As more pages get added however, this page will be converted into a series of pages forming an index sorted alphabetically by topic and titles. That's ways down the road yet. For now it's just a one page list.

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100 Words Instead of Said

The 13 Step Method To Writing Everything you could ever want to know about NaNoWriMo and how to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days or less

15 Practical Tips

How Long is 50,000 Words?

Why Write 50,000 Words In 30 Days?

600 Pages: Epic Big Super Sized Novels and Why You Should Never Write One

A

ABCs of Writing A glossary of writing terms EK style

About About EelKat Wendy C Allen, her life, career, pets, cars, and this website.

About EelKat Everything you could ever want to know about the author of The Twighlight Manor series

About EelKat.com, What it is and Why it Exists About EelKat.com, What it is and Why it Exists

Amphibious Aliens In 1978 I encounted the infamous Memegwasi of Saco, Maine. Identifying this creature became my life long obsession which inspired the Twighlight Manor Series

Art Equipment Reviews of things I use to create my art

Ask EelKat Ask EelKat any question about writing, publishing, or marketing your next book

Attracting Readers (Customers)

Attack of the Zombie Pizza Boys

Index of
"Autism Awareness" Articles

If you came to this page through The Autism Awareness series, you can get back to the rest of the pages in the mega long article here:

  • Schizotypal Aspergers is NOT the same as your average Aspreger's Syndrome!

B

Becoming a Better Writer

Bride of Damballa

The Business Side Of Writing and Being an Author A look at the often overlooked business side of being an author

Buried Treasure

Business Resources

Buying Reviews

C

Character Creation for Writers of short stories, novels, video games and rpgs

The Cheesy Pink Flamingo My idea, plans, and goals for a mac&cheese food truck.

Children's Fiction

Christian Fiction

The Chystonite Chronicles

The Church of The Holy Rhinestone Did you know EelKat is a minister and started her own church? Here it is.

Comic Books

Copper Cockeral Cards & Gifts Art by Maine author EelKat Wendy C Allen

Copyrights and Other Things You Need To Know

Create Something To Sell

Creative Writing Prompts Finding ideas for what to write about and killing writer's block with EelKat

Be sure to check out this brand new post written exclusively for EelKat.com on September 15, 2013:

EelKat.com is only days old yet is getting 300+ visits a day from a "bad review" on a blog?

Index of
"Comic Book" Articles

More of Your
Character Creation
Questions Answered:

  1. When naming your characters, do you give any thought to the actual meaning?
  2. Is the main character a reflection of you, if yes, how?
  3. I'm creating my own character and does it matter what I call her, even if it sounds slightly odd?
  4. What inspired you to use a mentally ill person as your main character? 
  5. Creating mute characters.
  6. My character is too much like myself, how do I change her?
  7. How do you pick what mental illness to write about? 
  8. What jobs did Medieval servants have?
  9. Should I write incest in my stories?
  10. How do you make sure you get your character accurate or true to life when dealing with mental illnesses?
  11. How to Develop Your Characters When Writing a Fiction Novel
  12. Why Character Development is Different for Short Stories

Copyrights and Other Things You Need To Know

Copyrights

  • What is a Copyright?
  • Where does the Copyright go?
  • How do I register my Copyright?

ISBN

  • What is an ISBN and why do I need one?
  • How do I get an ISBN?
  • Wait a minute, these are expensive! Why you can't I buy just 1?
  • Once I have it, where does the ISBN go?
  • When should I order my ISBN block?
  • Do I Need to Buy an ISBN If Amazon Will Assign an ISBN to My Kindle Edition?
  • Do I Need to Assign ISBNs to All the E-Versions of the Book (Kindle, Sony, Apple, etc)?

Library of Congress

  • What is an LCCN?
  • How do I get an LCCN?
  • Once I have it, where does the LCCN go?
  • Should I get an LCCN or CIP, both or neither?

Bar Codes

Trademarks

  • May I Trademark-Protect My Book, Characters, and/or Title?
  • I Want One of My Characters to Drink Coke. Can I Mention Trademarked Items?

Public Domain

IRS

Plagiarism

  • Can I use songs, poems and articles I've found?
  • What is Fair Use, and why do I have to care?

D

Damballa Weddo

Death Dell Farm (OSRIC compatible RPG modules)

Don't Quit!

Dracula Lives Next Door

Dungeon Crawls (OSRIC compatible RPG modules)

E

E-Publishing

Easter Eggs and how to find rhem

Editing Your Book Manuscript Tips for Editing Your Book or short story manuscript before sending it off to the publisher

EelKat's Bake Shop My idea, plans, and goals for a Welsh/Scottish themed food truck.

EelKat's Guide To NaNoWriMo Featuring The 13 Step Method To Writing Everything you could ever want to know about NaNoWriMo and how to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days or less

EelKat's Twisted Tales

English is not my first language, how can I get my book translated and published in America?

Triumphs of Enthusiasm

Erotica

Index of
"E-Publishing" Articles

F

Fairy Tales

For Fear of Little Men

Friends Are Forever aka The Twighlight Manor Series Everything you ever wanted to know about EelKat's Twighlight Manor Series, but was a afraid to ask

The Frosty Pink Flamingo My idea, plans, and goals for a French-Style ice cream food truck.

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(EelKat's Guide To Writing) Genre Fiction Insights into writing for specific target audience, especially readers of romance, horror, and science fiction

Gorn

Gothic Romance

An Index of Genre Fiction Articles

<<< Back To EelKat's Guide to Writing Genre Fiction


Or Head To How To Write:


Children’s Fiction | Christian Fiction | Comic Books | Erotica

Fairy Tales | Gorn | Gothic Romance | Historical Fiction

Holiday Tales | Horror | OSRIC Compatible RPGs | Pirate Stories

Plays | Poe-isk Tales of Terror | Poems | Romance

Satire & Dark Humor | Science Fiction | Serial Pulp Fiction | Short Stories

Survival Stories | Travel Writing | Vampire Stories | Zombie Stories


For help in creating characters in genre fiction try:

EelKat's Guide to Character Creation

H

The Haunting of Death Dell Farm

Historical Fiction

Holiday Marketing

Holidays

Horror

(Types Of) Horror: The Subgenres of Horror Fiction

How Can I Possibly Write a Novel in 30 Days?

How I Became An Artist

How I Write: My answers to your questions about my writing 

How Long is 50,000 Words?

How To Become A Writer, where to get started, what you should know about a career in the publishing industry

How To Write Children's Fiction

How To Write Christian Fiction

How To Write Erotica

How To Write Fairy Tales

How To Write Gorn

How To Write Gothic Romance

How To Write Historical Fiction

How To Write Horror

How To Write Romance

How To Write Satire

How To Write Science Fiction

How To Write Serial Pulp Fiction

How To Write Short Stories

How To Write Tales of Terror

How To Write Vampire Stories

Hymal Kadar: Demon of the North

I

Ideas, Ideas, Ideas Ideas

You Stole My Idea - I was going to write a book, but you already wrote it 10 years ago!

Improve Your Writing

Incubus

Indie Press: Starting Your Own Publishing House

An Iron Will

It Came From Behind the Fridge and Other Tales of Rancid Yak Butter

Index of
"Indie Press" Articles

L

Laughing Gnome Hollow

Should you be drinking Lemon Water?

Listen And Evolve

Love-Lust-Madness

M

Make Writing Your Career

Manuscript Reading Services or Will You Read My Book and Tell Me What You Think? Some thoughts on Manuscript Reading Service requests which steadily fill my inbox.

Market Analysis

Marketing Your Book EelKat's guide to marketing your book both online and offline

(Holiday) Marketing

What jobs did Medieval servants have?

Mental Illnesses in fiction: What inspired you to use a mentally ill person as your main character? 

MoonSnails

My Amazon Sales (a series of pages)

My Art Equipment Reviews of things I use to create my art

More Marketing Tips For Authors














<<< Back to Marketing Dos and Don'ts


An Index of
"Writing About Mental Illness in Fiction" Articles

What inspired you to use a mentally ill person as your main character? 

How do you pick what mental illness to write about? 

Should I write incest in my stories?

How do you make sure you get your character accurate or true to life when dealing with mental illnesses?


Creating Characters With Mental Health Issues:

N

(EelKat's Guide To) NaNoWriMo Featuring The 13 Step Method To Writing Everything you could ever want to know about NaNoWriMo and how to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days or less

Novel? Novella? Short Story? How Do I Know What Am I Writing?

O

Obamacare

The Old Orchard Beach Review Committee We are a group of people who live a double life as freelance undercover secret shoppers, restaurant, hotel, and park critics.

On Being Homeless Hurricane Katrine came to Old Orchard Beach, Maine flattened my house and left me homeless - for 7 years - find out what happened next...

On Living With Autism I am an adult with Autism. I was removed from school at 8 years old and told I would never amount to anything. 40 years later I am an author, editor, and owner of a publishing house. Here is my story

OSRIC compatible RPG modules

Index of EelKat's Guide to NaNoWriMo

UPDATE: November 2015: The page you are on now, was written in 2007 and updated every November until 2014 - It was last updated October 31, 2014 and there are no future updates planned for it, as after 10 years of doing it, I have retired from "traditional" NaNoWriMo and am now doing a different writing goal each November.

For the current NaNoWriMo 2015 update see THIS PAGE (which includes the first public release of my Dares Generator and information on how I use it to reach 50,000 words in 3 days instead of 30 days, along with info on how I reached 537,000 words in 2013 and thus changed my writing goals for NaNoWriMo.)

UPDATE: October 31, 2014 -

Due to a major hacking of my online accounts, and the theft and plagiarism of some 1,371 of my how-to articles for writers, I am now removing from public access MOST of my How To Guides for writers. They will return at a future date, but henceforth they will not be available for free. I'm tired of shit-head thieves stealing my work and passing it off as theirs. I'm sorry, to those of you who were not creeps and trolls, I know it's not fair to you, but, the hacking was done by a local person did a lot more damage than you know - the vandalism to my house and cars and the murders of my pets and death threats to my family, are not something I take lightly.

Until we can get to the bottom of this and get this jackass stalker out of my life, I am simply not able to leave my articles online, due to the court case that is now brewing over this. I am also leaving NaNoWriMo, because the local NaNoWriMo ML Kendra Silvermander is the cousin of the man doing the harassment, stalking, vandalism (which included blowing up my house with a grease fryer bomb) and has been not only stealing my how to guides and posting them on the NaNoWriMo forums as her own, but also shows up at local restaurants to threaten me and my family while we are trying to eat. I am utterly disgusted that NaNoWriMo allows a filthy, thieving, vandalizing, scum bag like this to continue to year after year, inciting anti-EelKat riot threads on the NaNoWriMo forum, while continuing to allow her to steal my articles off my web site and post them to NaNoWriMo's website as hers.

This article you are reading now, is one of the few, I have not taken down, it is however drastically shorted. My mega long 20,000 word how to articles are ALL removed now, with only and the ones that remain are stripped of most of the info, with only the barest minimum required to answer the reader question - in many cases the articles are 90% shorter then when they originally appeared, most now under 2,000 words instead of their 20,000 word originals.

Complete Index of
EelKat's Guide to NaNoWriMo
(Including The ORIGINAL 13 Steps To Writing Method)

MANY of these pages are changed to private viewing only now, and or have had most or all of the original content removed - see note above for reason why.

  1. EelKat's Guide To NaNoWriMo
  2. Why Write 50,000 Words In 30 Days?
  3. How Can I Possibly Write a Novel in 30 Days?
  4. Don't Quit!
  5. How long does it take to hit 1667 words? and 50k in one day - is it possible?
  6. Write Now - Edit Later
  7. Write it YOUR Way!
  8. What Is Word Padding?
  9. Word Padding & Why You Should Never Do It!
  10. More ways to write fast without word padding . . .
  11. After NaNoWriMo - Writing to Publish
  12. What I Did In 2006 - Reaching 50,000 using The 13 Step Method to Writing
  13. The Secret to Reaching Word Count Goals Without Using Word Padding - What I Did During National Novel Writing Month 2007
  14. NaNoWriMo 2008: 50k in 3 Days!
  15. Writing Tip: Have Fun!
  16. But, I want to finish a book I already started . . .
  17. Does writing a bunch of short stories count for National Novel Writing Month?
  18. Write What YOU Want To Write!
  19. Accepting Your Writing Style
  20. Writing Advice Doesn't Always Work
  21. What do You Look For in a Book?
  22. Creating Character Profiles
  23. Where Do You Get Your Ideas?
  24. What Genre is My Vampire Story?
  25. What Genre is My Mermaid Story?
  26. Does What You Read Effect What You Decide To Write? or What's on My Bookshelf . . .
  27. WHERE Should I write? Where do you feel you write more?
  28. Create Your Own Writer's Retreat
  29. I Want to Keep Writing December and Beyond: JaNoWriMo, FebNoWriMo, SeptNoWriMo, OctNoWriMo . . . ???
  30. Script Frenzy
  31. GothNoWriMo
  32. Narration for Writers
  33. Novel? Novella? Short Story? How Do I Know What Am I Writing?
  34. ABCs of Writing
  35. How to Become a Writer
  36. Are You a Renegade Writer?
  37. Creating a Fantasy World
  38. After NaNoWriMo: Editing your draft into a manuscript
  39. After National Novel Writing Month: Marketing Your Book
  40. After NaNoWriMo: Home Office, Town Zoning, and IRS Oh My! The Business Side of Being an Author
  41. My NaNoWriMo Journey: The answer the the oft asked question "So what exactly did you write during National Novel Writing Month?"
  42. How Long is 50,000 Words?
  43. Cliches To Avoid When Writing a Story
  44. What are the Benefits of NaNoWriMo?
  45. Is NaNoWriMo About Quantity Over Quality?
  46. How Do You Pick Which Story to Write?
  47. You too can NaNoWriMo like a pro







<<< Back to EelKat's Guide To NaNoWriMo

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P

The Pearl Necklace

Phookas Everything you could ever want to know about phookas

The Pidgie Fund Maine's first no-kill animal shelter and rescue. Saving the world one animal at a time since 1983

Plays

Planet Ptarmagin

Poems

The Port-A-Potty King

The Power Of Passion

The Price of Success

Publishing Methods A look at various Publishing Methods you can use for your book.

Q

Don't Quit!

Index of
"Play Writing" Articles

Index of
"Poem Writing" Articles





or head to:

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R

Read 52 Books in 52 Weeks

Roderic Swanzen

Romance

Buying Reviews


S

Satire

Science Fiction

Self Editing Your Book Manuscript Tips for Self Editing Your Book or short story manuscript before sending it off to the publisher

Self-Publishing and what you need to know about it

Serial Pulp Fiction

Serial Pulp Fiction Defined

SHIVER!

Short Stories

Splat Books (OSRIC compatible RPG modules)

You Stole My Idea - I was going to write a book, but you already wrote it 10 years ago!

Subgenres of Horror Fiction

Subgenres of Romance Fiction

Subgenres of Science Fiction

The Price of Success

Supply And Demand

I Love Roderic!
A List of Every Page on this Site
Where I Talk More About Roderic

It is no secret that Sir Roderic Lincandonia Swanzen, owner of The Twighlight Manor, is my favorite character, and you don't have to read very many blog posts, articles, site pages, etc to realize, I talk about him A LOT. While you see him mentioned in passing on just about every page on this site, there are some pages where I go into vast detail about his life. I am going to make a list of them all and tack it to the end of each of those pages, to make it easier for readers to find them all. And here they are:

Roderic Swanzen

Developing Character Backgrounds

Using a Character with a Mental Illness

But Is It Erotica?

Toilets in Fiction

Twighlight NOT Twilight!

The Twighlight Manor

Characters To Fall In Love With

TSoD: The Traveling Shovel of Death

Mental Illness in Fiction

Cliches To Avoid

Descriptive Writing

Incest In Fiction

Agoraphobia

Schizophrenia

PTSD

Mute Characters

Characters With Disabilities

NaNoWriMo: How Do You Pick Which Story to Write?

Enhance Your Creativity To Become a Better Writer

Fantasy World Building

Index of
"Self-Publishing" Articles

T

Tales From Laughing Gnome Hollow

Tales From A Writer's Desk

Tales of Terror

Thoughts of Home

Toilets In Fiction: How come fictional characters are never be allowed to use the bathroom?

Too Young To Write It? Are you too young to write the story that's been floating around inside your head?

Traditional Publishing

English is not my first language, how can I get my book translated and published in America?

Travel Writing

TSoD: The Traveling Shovel of Death

Triumphs of Enthusiasm

TV/Movie Scripts

Twighlight Manor Press The publisher of horror, romance, and science fiction short story anthologies, with all stories based on the theme of being set in Old Orchard Beach, Maine

The Twighlight Manor Series Everything you ever wanted to know about EelKat's Twighlight Manor Series, but was a afraid to ask

Types Of Horror

Types Of Romance

Types Of Sci-Fi

U

Traditional Publishing

What is Traditional Publishing?

What are the Advantages of Traditional Publishing?

What are the Disadvantages of Traditional Publishing?

How can I become a Traditionally Published writer?

How can I get my book Traditionally Published?

Where should I submit my manuscript?

How do I format my manuscript for submission to a Traditional Publishing House?

Can I make a living as a Traditionally Published writer? Can I make a living from royalties?

Should I copyright my book? If so, how?

How can I tell if a contest or publishing offer is a scam?

Where can I find a list of book publishing scams?

May I send my book to you for evaluation?

How can I get feedback on my manuscript from a Traditional Publisher?

I am a Traditionally Published writer facing a crisis where can I go to find help?

Is rejection a bad sign?

Do I need an agent?

How much does it cost to publish with Traditional Publishing?

How do I handle taxes?


Read More Twighlight Not Twilight:

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V

Vampire Stories

Vanity Press and what you need to know about it

W

Walking