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!
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.
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
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.