Our (now sadly deceased) family dog was terrified of fireworks and it rather put me off them too. I hadn't been to any organised events since I was small before we had Freya. She likes them but only if they are not loud - which they mostly are these days. As a final adventure before … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring Fireworks.
Taking part in this year's National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) hadn't even crossed my mind - until the author Susanna Bavin suggested it. Susanna, who has appeared in my Behind The Book series, wrote a blog post featuring quotes from her writer friends about their experiences of NaNo. Having completed it in 2015 (just), I added … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017 – I did it!
"There is no perfect time to write. There is only now." - Barbara Kingsolver, author. This quote is certainly true when it comes to National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which kicks off again on November 1st. I took part for the first time last year... and I've just about recovered. I'm kidding, sort of. There is no doubt … Continue reading My Top Five Tips For NaNoWriMo.
Saturday was officially a good day. Not only did I complete Couch to 5K (finally) but I also filed my 50K to become a NaNoWriMo2015 winner. I was (and still am if the truth be told) unashamedly proud of myself for both, which I know is a bit uncool. There is no way I could … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – I’m a winner.