I haven't had the chance to post an update for the past few days. Today is NaNoWriMo's 2013 writing marathon. I had every intention of taking part, especially as I've had an unproductive few days (in terms of word count). I even had my twitter page open and to the ready, but I got so … Continue reading NaNoThon
I realised, as I was thinking about what to write today, that I haven't really explained what my novel is about. You know I'm participating in nanowrimo, and I've hinted at the genre, but I haven't actually provided you with a background. So, to correct this slight oversight I've included the synopsis below. It's a work … Continue reading An oversight
It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly. C. J. CherryhThe quote seems to mesh well with how I'm approaching the whole nanowrimo experience. I struggled initially, but then I allowed myself to let go and just write. It's not how I normally do things, but I'm learning that it is … Continue reading It is perfectly…
Firstly, hello to all my new followers. Thanks for voluntarily agreeing to return!This post is in response to the weekly writing challenge. I wasn't going to enter, especially with nanowrimo in full swing, and my head stuck in other worlds. But then I thought about what I could say about my writing adventure today, and it wasn't … Continue reading Brat Pack
I had a lovely afternoon, gaining inspiration from nature, and being around my family. It was a good opportunity to clear away the cobwebs for a while. I had a productive writing day, so it's all good. I chose this photograph as an analogy for this month and my experience with NaNoWriMo - the road … Continue reading Analogy for November
Well, I may have been travelling most of the day, but I don't think it would have made one iota of difference if I'd been in front of my computer.On the bright side I did manage around 800 words, but it's nowhere near my target. I promised myself, and read sound advice on the subject, … Continue reading Over-thinking it
I might have spent most of my day traveling, but I still managed to find inspiration. I'm home now and setting my keyboard on fire for day 2!
Here we go...the first day of the next fifty thousand words! I managed to churn out almost one and a half thousand words. It was a long day, waiting for midnight to strike. The moment it did I was full of such nervous energy my fingers couldn't keep up. I swear I saw steam coming … Continue reading And we’re off!