Tag Archives: What if

The end to an intensive writing month

My story is a bit away from finishing. I managed the official win 50 000 words, but not my personal goal of 60 000 words. I am looking forward though, to go back to my old writing schedule and not … Continue reading

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The Last week

I am gearing up for the last week of this year’s NaNoWriMo. My word count for an official win looks bright, just under 500 words to go. After a three hour long write-in this afternoon, I hope I have another … Continue reading

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I am committing a cardinal sin of NaNoLand…

…I am editing……A big no, no in NaNo circles. I have, however, a very good explanation for it. I am writing in English, which is not my first language and often what happens when I write quickly in English is … Continue reading

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Past the midway mark

We have now passed the midway mark for NaNoWriMo challenge, I am ahead on my word count (I usually am at this point), gearing up for later in the month. I have rewarded myself with some prizes along the way … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Day ONE

Because of my British Gymnastics exam today, I had a very short midnight writing session last night (152 words), before crashing with my heads filled with forward rolls and balances. Now when the exam is over (I passed!). I’ve had … Continue reading

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Alternative history

I like to read bout alternative histories, what would have happen if…. I found a book on the for-sale shelf at my library What if? Military historian imagine what might have beenĀ (Robert Cowley Editor). Historians who have sat down to … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo is almost here!

The excitement is building…. My story is more or less mapped out, characters are sketched out, my thirty scene cards are ready, the first line is already written in my mind (is this cheating?). I am ready to write. Bring … Continue reading

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I’m failing to fly by the seat of my pants!

The two CampNaNoWriMo I have participated in this year have been a test in seeing if I could write ‘by the seat of my pants.’ I am a dedicated planner, so much that I sometimes like the planning bit of … Continue reading

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