What is there to learn from NaNoWriMo (It’s quite simple)

Boom! NaNoWriMo completed. If you notice that little bit of purple text in the image above, you will see it says WINNER. Really didn’t think I would get there. Had a bit of a wobble with 3 days to go, but pulled it out with one of my best days yesterday! So what did I manage … Continue reading What is there to learn from NaNoWriMo (It’s quite simple)

Fragment Friday NaNoWriMo Edition

In case you haven't noticed, it's NaNoWriMo - National Novel Writing Month for November.  I have been participating this year for the first time, however, I am writing a collection of short stories rather than a novel.  I'm still aiming to hit the required word count, which is 50K words.  If you read any of … Continue reading Fragment Friday NaNoWriMo Edition

NaNoWriMo Day 24 Plus more Uber Hacks for Productivity

Jump into this post for more next-gen writing tips! Day 24.  Despite a stinking cold, and being stuck outside for half an hour after falling over, I managed to get almost 1600 words done today. I could have done more, but I wanted some time to get another update completed, plus some well deserved hours break! I … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 24 Plus more Uber Hacks for Productivity

NaNoWriMo (With MS) Update – Day 23 Plus NaNo Hacks For Busy People

Day 23.  Been a while since I updated you on my progress.  If anyone is following along, you are probably thinking 'No Update = NaNo Fail.  Well, I hate to break it to you, but I'm still in the game!  I've had a few days where my health has made it difficult to hit my word … Continue reading NaNoWriMo (With MS) Update – Day 23 Plus NaNo Hacks For Busy People

NaNoWriMo (With MS) Day 13 and 14, Plus Excerpt

Ok, so day 13 and 14 are in the bag.  As you can see from the above graphic, I had a good day yesterday.  I stopped at 2000 because I wanted to watch The Walking Dead.  I could have carried on, I think, but 2000 words is not something I'm complaining about. I am part way … Continue reading NaNoWriMo (With MS) Day 13 and 14, Plus Excerpt

Fragment Friday – NaNoWriMo Edition!

For today's story excerpt, I offer you a piece of the second story from the collection I am writing.  It has no name yet, but it is about a serial killer that has been killing for a long time. Here's today's excerpt (as before, it's a first draft): “Lets go, then,” Stuart said, smiling. “Thank … Continue reading Fragment Friday – NaNoWriMo Edition!

NaNoWriMo (With MS) Day 4

Day 4 of the NaNoWroMo challenge - 50k words in 31 days. (These are figures from yesterday - I didn't get time to post this on the 4th - see below) As you can see from the stats above, I'm still doing well.  I'm now 1864 words beyond where I should be at the end … Continue reading NaNoWriMo (With MS) Day 4

Fragment Friday – NaNoWriMo Edition!

If you've had a look over at my author Site, you will have seen 'Fragment Fridays.'  Each week I have been posting a section (fragment, if you like - clever, right?) of some of my previously published work but also of upcoming pieces, not yet published.  If you want to catch up on what you've … Continue reading Fragment Friday – NaNoWriMo Edition!