Why NaNoWriMo isn’t for me

So, this October, I once again got reminded of the fact that November 1st marked the start of National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo to those in the know. The idea is that writers come together, virtually and physically, to write. The target set is to complete 50,000 words of a novel by the 30th [...]

By | November 15th, 2013|NaNoWriMo, novel, novel writing, write a book, writer's block, writing|0 Comments

National Novel Writing Month is Back!

Yes, it's back, and for those who didn't quite manage to take part last year, this is a little reminder to say that once again it's nearly time to get involved with National Novel Writing Month. From the 1st - 30th November, writers all over the world will be taking up the challenge set by [...]

Be Inspired in 2013

Now the chaos of December is over, and January's well intended resolutions have disappeared like a plate of comfort food on a cold winter's night, now's the time to take a breath and think about setting yourself a more realistic challenge for 2013. Most people tend to set themselves physical challenges, perhaps to get fit, [...]

How Can The Festive Season Influence Your Writing?

With Christmas fast approaching (only 17 days to go), writers should be looking to make the most of the festive season. Christmas and the accompanying holiday period has the potential to be a great time for writers, whether it’s gathering observational material or just having more spare time to write, all writers should see this [...]

By | December 8th, 2011|Christmas, festive, inspiration, manuscript, novel, writing|0 Comments