Category: NaNoWriMo 2016

NaNoWriMo :: Day 13

Well, here’s a thing. It is all going REALLY well. I’ll grant you, some of my writing is shonky as hell at this stage, but the plot is golden. I’m confident with where everything is heading, there’s no panic over motivation or characterisation. When I write my two leads (and […]

The Closing of the Year

I don’t recall being this optimistic at a year end for a very long time. Perhaps it is the understanding that, after many years, death and failure no longer frighten me.¬†What is of greater concern is that I won’t get everything done in the timescales that are available. There needs […]

All I Want for Christmas is You

My husband phoned me this morning, and the conversation went as follows: – What do you want for Christmas? – Cuddles – You have a standing order for cuddles. This is not helpful. Really, what do you want for Christmas? – … Cuddles? Honestly, this year there is nothing I […]

The First 50k

In which, having 50k under my belt, I realise I have ONLY JUST BEGUN…

NaNoWriMo :: Day Seven

We’re a week in. Currently I am considerably ahead of schedule: so much so that yesterday I effectively took a day off. I reckon that once I’ve showered and sorted my chores for the evening, I will still have the opportunity to stick some more stuff to the total. In […]

NaNoWriMo ::Day Four

Absolutely the best thing about creating a Novel is that it is your rules and nobody else’s. That means, in the last two days, I’ve completely rewritten history. As part of that, I’ve needed to design an icon that will appear all over my ‘World’, which is a visual representation […]