Writing Update – On a roll again

After I (at last) wrote The Scene I spoke of in a previous post, it seems that my writing is flowing again. This means that I will most probably reach my goal of 10K words for July’s Camp NaNoWriMo. I’ve now posted part five of The Box of Secrets on Patreon! You can start reading […]

Camp NaNoWriMo July 2017 – Before I Start

Who else can’t wait for Camp NaNoWriMo to begin? (And is glad that 1 July falls on a weekend…) This weekend I will be (word) sprinting from morning to evening, hoping to burn as much calories as jelly beans contain. Jelly beans — the snack of champions. Before I start scribbling away at my 40 […]

Writing Update: End of May 2017

May has been a month of fiction started, but not necessarily finished. The reason for this is that the stories were written either for Patreon (part 4 of The Box of Secrets) or the writing course I am currently taking through The Open University and FutureLearn.

Final Week of NaNoWriMo Prep

As we enter the last week of NaNoWriMo Prep, I’m very glad to say that my outline for Charms of Life and Death is basically finished. There’s still one part I’m struggling with, but I hope that, as I iron out the scenes, I’ll see what I need to do there.

Writing News & Plans for September

August was such a whirlwind that I didn’t get much done fiction-wise except my fiction for Patreon (titled “The Tower of Scattering Winds”). I did, however, finish an article for the Speculative Grammarian which I started a while ago. (Speculative Grammarian is a satirical linguistics journal. It’s extremely entertaining if you’re interested in linguistics and […]

May Writing Update Part 1

After a wonderful weekend away with my family (on The Great Weekend Road Trip) I feel quite refreshed and ready to face May’s writing challenges. The main project for this month will be finishing Terug na toe. I wrote two or three short scenes over the weekend, and will probably finish the final scenes this […]