NaNoWriMo 2016 – Just the Shove I Needed

I’ve entered NaNoWriMo twice and won in 2012 with a stonking 60k+ word count. That story I wrote though, was just drivel. It needed scrapping and starting again, but this time, more planning and less pantsing. This year, I lost. I did not even come close to being near the fifty-thousand words I needed to…

No NaNoWriMo for Me

Grrruhh, I decided not to NaNoWriMo in the end. I just didn’t want to get stuck into it and then end up not completing it. When I did it in 2012, I knew that despite a lot of other factors going on in my life, I would have a chance. At the moment, I’m not…

NaNoWriMo 2015?

Each year I find myself asking: to NaNo or not to NaNo? For the uninitiated, NaNo is short hand for NaNoWriMo – which is itself short for ‘National Novel Writing Month’. Although it is now an international endeavour, making the ‘national’ bit rather irrelevant, it is an event that requires you to, well, write a…

Keeping Going

Hello It feels like an actual age since I last did an entry on here that was not a scheduled post. I suppose it is important at the moment to keep my hand in with writing as it is forming part of my ‘therapy’. More on that later. I’ve revamped the blog’s style a tad…

Victory! NaNoWriMo 2012

I have WON NaNoWriMo 2012 – if you follow me on twitter, you would have noticed me going on about it all the blummin time 😀   Here is the synopsis I posted with my NaNoWriMo story: ‘Every Other Thought’ Life – dull and joyless as it is – seems to be going to pieces for…