It’s Not November: Onto another project

NaNoWriMo Word Count Calendar - But it's not November

This is why I don’t plan novels. I really want to write my NaNoWriMo novel now, and it’s not November, so I can’t.

On the plus side, I have several story plans that have rattled around in my head for just as long, so I’m not short of something to write. And I said in my last post that I’d add info on my planned (yes, planned) NaNoWriMo novel, which is did and it’s over here. Continue reading “It’s Not November: Onto another project”

NaNoWriMo: Oops… I plotted

NaNoWriMo Participant 2014

National Novel Writing Month ( NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30.

Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought fleetingly about writing a novel.

That’s what encouraged me to sign up for NaNoWriMo many moons ago. I can’t remember how many years ago it was, but I know my triplets were only tiny, so it has to be about 6 or 7. I loved the idea of going Hell for leather into the unknown with only a computer to guide me (which in those days was a second hand iMac I bought on eBay and picked up in Harrogate while taking the kids to see their grandma). Continue reading “NaNoWriMo: Oops… I plotted”