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 [...]

Should Writers Read?

  All budding writers should take a moment to read this interesting post from Bloomsbury Publishing, answering the age old question, should a writer read a lot...will it help or hinder their writing by causing the writer to copy someone else's style? ┬áThe Writers' & Artists' team say: 'It is easy to find yourself flummoxed [...]

Rain…it’s not all bad!

This last week has been wet to say the least. The rain has put a dampener (excuse the pun) on things on more than one occasion, and I won't mention the impact it's had on the hair of women everywhere...men, take note...it's not our fault! But with the wet stuff failing to show any signs [...]

By | April 29th, 2012|copyediting, creativity, novel writing, rain, rainy days, write a book, writing|0 Comments