Here we go again: NaNoWriMo 2019

  I love National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Every November writers worldwide are encouraged to get 50,000 words of a writing project done. No need to worry about editing or getting it exactly right -- just get it done! This year is my third NaNoWriMo. 2017 - saw Passage to a New Life take shape... Continue Reading →

The ups and downs of NaNoWriMo

Thank the Lord that is finished! And I'll do it again next year. But it certainly takes it out of you ... Yes, I'm talking about NaNoWriMo - the National Novel Writing Month. The name is deceptive: no longer national, it occurs worldwide, where authors sign up with the intention of encouraging each other to... Continue Reading →

Have a gander at this, mate!

I started working on my novel yesterday for NaNoWriMo and I wanted to check about the use of the Australian vernacular to use in a conversation that confuses an Englishman. I came across this great site: Australian slang - a story of Australian English It didn't quite answer my question, but I did get a... Continue Reading →

Need some NaNoWriMo inspiration?

After hitting a complete and impassable dead end in preparing for my Medieval NaNoWriMo project - yep, that's right, I've shelved it - I was searching around for some inspiration to possibly get back to my novel.  And I found it! This article was written way back in 2013 but it still provides plenty of... Continue Reading →

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