15 tips to NaNoWriMo success …

Yesterday I told you about NaNoWriMo. I also said something about how it’s the writerly equivalent of running a marathon – and just like running a marathon, the key to success is in preparation.  Sure, you mightn’t be pulling on your … Read More

Nanowrimo 2017 – the wrap-up edition

Ok, I know that there’s still one day left in November, but Wednesday is my day for writing posts about, well, writing, so we’re wrapping this year’s Nanowrimo …ok? In case you missed it, I passed my 50,000 word target … Read More

Nanowrimo: Week 3 Update

words flying out of laptop nanowrimo

So here we are, November 22, the start of Week 3 of Nanowrimo. How am I going? If you follow my Facebook or instagram page you’d know that I’m doing more than alright. I’d worked hard last week to get … Read More

Nanowrimo: Week 2 Update


Week 2 of Nanowrimo has just ended and the words are still pouring out. I know that there’s a wall approaching – I can see it in the distance, but every time that I get close to it, it retreats…thankfully. … Read More

Nanowrimo: Week 1 Update


Week one of Nanowrimo is now officially done. After a slow start I’m well and truly back on track. My daily word count for the first week of nanowrimo looks like this: Day 1  0 Day 2  0 Day 3  … Read More

Nanowrimo – your training program

Last week I told you about nanowrimo – the equivalent of a marathon for writers. Marathoners pull on their trainers each day and practice. If this is the marathon of writing challenges, the key to success is in the preparation. With … Read More

Why you should write a novel in November

So anyways, November is around the corner…and if November is around the corner, so too is NaNoWriMo. Nano wtf? National Novel Writing Month. Essentially the challenge is to, along with a few hundred thousand other people, get 50,000 words out of … Read More