It’s December – and NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is over for another year. Having written 50,000 words in November, the mind and body are in need a bit of a break. I’ve taken part in Nanowrimo a number of times and found it an incredibly rigorous, inspiring, exhausting and valuable experience. Here are my […]
NaNoWriMo: End of Week 4 A big hooray for everyone who had a go at writing a 50,000 word novel from scratch this November
Hitting the NaNoWriMo word count target is wonderful, but it doesn't mean the effort is over. In fact, as exhaustion sets in, the work has only just begun...
It's time to celebrate reaching the half-way post in Nanowrimo. But don't forget to backup your (hopefully) half-completed masterpiece...
It’s the shared suffering of fellow authors that gets you through an ordeal like NaNoWriMo. Here's part 2 in our series of plot panic and wordcount woe.
NaNoWriMo Day 1 So it’s the first of November and this year’s NaNoWriMo has started – just 30 days to write a 50,000 word novel. How there’ll be time to write a weekly blog on this is anyone’s guess, but this is attempt No. 1. The kick-off At midnight on Hallowe’en, as the spooks fled […]
For those that haven't heard about NaNoWriMo before, it's short for National Novel Writing Month. You have to have to write 50,000 words of a NEW work starting 1 November and ending on the 30th.