Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo: Done, Dusted and Over For Another Year

It’s all over! NaNoWriMo is complete, at an end, finished, over, caput, at an end, over and done with. It is no more. Fin. And I completed the challenge! Tired and just a little surprised with the monumental effort it … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: The Half Way Mark

It’s half way through November and NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is at its outward most point. We’ve reached the turn and already I’m heading back to the clubhouse with only one aim in mind: to reach the 50,000 word … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month: The Debate

This November will see the 19th annual National Novel Writing Month take place. Otherwise known as NaNoWriMo, the basic idea — if you haven’t heard of it — is to write 50,000 words of a novel in the 30 days … Continue reading

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Greece Provides the Inspiration Yet Again

We arrived back from the beautiful Greek island of Rhodes in the early hours of Sunday morning, after a wonderfully relaxing (lazy) and productive holiday. It’s the first two-week vacation we’ve had since we visited Sri Lanka in 2015, and … Continue reading

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The CG Awards and Looking to 2016

So that was 2015. A year of ups and downs, but mainly ups. And on the writing front it was a year of, well, mixed fortunes really. But I’ll be kind to myself and say it was a step in … Continue reading

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Three Days Until NaNoWriMo

With three days to go until the big kick off, I find myself in an unusual position with regards to writing a fresh novel: I’ve two belting ideas.  One is the idea I hinted at in my last blog post … Continue reading

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