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.
I've spent the last three days behind target, desperately trying to catch up and tonight I made it. It feels like a lot of those words are quite possibly nonsense but I find myself not even minding (and certainly not going back to edit. There's no time). The process of just writing, once I settled… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – 10,000 words.