I need to give Wonder Woman her costume back – it doesn't fit!

It's been a hectic month, and lessons have been learnt! I managed to write 27,000 words for Camp NaNoWriMo. This fell short of my target by 9,000 words. I went through the normal reaction to my failure, and when I let go of the big stick I realised, though I hadn't met the ultimate goal - … Continue reading I need to give Wonder Woman her costume back – it doesn't fit!

A little dilly-dallying never hurt anyone.

I decided to take a break from Camp NaNoWriMo and try my hand at a fun prompt over at The 13th Floor Paradigm. The prompts, entitled ‘All in a Word’ encourage those taking part to create a story around a given word. This week that word is nefelibata, defined in the Urban Dictionary as; (n.) … Continue reading A little dilly-dallying never hurt anyone.

Raising the bar on my NaNo journey this April

People take part in NaNoWriMo for a multitude of reasons, but ultimately it stems from a shared passion to write. My personal reasons are intertwined with my desire for greater structure in my writing life and to share the experience with like-minded people. This time around, at CampNaNoWriMo I wanted to make a bigger commitment and raise … Continue reading Raising the bar on my NaNo journey this April

You’d think it would be easier the second time around.

  As some of you may know, I’m at camp right now - in a virtual sense. I’m taking part in CampNaNoWriMo.   I achieved my target of 50,000 words last year in November, and learnt a great deal from the experience.   This time my target is lower and I began this new journey … Continue reading You’d think it would be easier the second time around.