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.