Reaching my goal of 50 000 this month at this moment seems a lot easier than it did 12 days ago! At the moment my word count is 42 515 and I am hoping to reach my 50 000 by Sunday. Thing is, I wasn’t planning on finishing this soon at all. I was planning… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update and Why I Love Word Sprints
The first week of NaNoWriMo is almost over and I am on 18 232 words as of this morning. I’ve been writing a bit before work and hope to get into a strict writing routine again – meaning that I write every day at least once a day. Even if it’s during lunchtime. The NaNoWriMo… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update Day 6, Flash Fiction & NaNoWriMo Music
Glass tubes filled with green fluid wound their way over the workbench like branches of ivy. Here and there beakers stood above blue flames, their contents boiling. At another table the creator stood crouched above his humanoid creation with a wooden face carved in the likeness of a child. Metal and brass gears glinted in… Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Nightmare
Today is already the third day of NaNoWriMo! I had decided to push for as many words as possible on Sunday so that it’s still okay if there are some days on which I don’t get the chance to write 1 700 words. My plan of action was to get up very early on Sunday… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update: Day 3
I’ve been busy with some more flash fiction (to be sent off for publication – I hope) and there are three stories I’m working on in the round basically. They’re all now in the final stages of editing before I’ll send them off and hold thumbs. Then there’s another story needing a major rewrite, but… Continue reading Writing News and Some Flash Fiction
I love this song and the music video is simply beautiful! Shane Filan - Me and the Moon
Here we are one weekend away from the start of NaNoWriMo!
Read the first part of the writing music posts here - Epic and Amazing Writing Music (part 1) A lot of writers (like me) use music to set the scene while writing and I’m always on the lookout for new music that will suit whatever I am writing. Mostly this means finding orchestral music that… Continue reading Epic and Amazing Writing Music (Part 2)
Here’s the stories of the week - just enough to read in a tea break!
Welcome to the third instalment of the NaNoWriMo prep blogposts. The previous posts can be read by clicking the links below: NaNoWriMo Prep and Resources - Scrivener NaNoWriMo Prep and Resources - Pinterest This week I’ll be looking at the Wikipedia Book Creator. This very handy tool lets you compile your own collection of articles… Continue reading NaNoWriMo and Prep Resources (Part 3) – Wikipedia Book Creator