I won NaNoWriMo! I’ve been avoiding writing or thinking about it – but here’re my wrap-up thoughts 🙂
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NaNoWriMo 2022: into Week 3!
I’m on track for finishing (maybe even a bit early!), but have had a very inconsistent week’s writing for week 3 of NaNoWriMo 2022.
NaNoWriMo 2022: Week 2
I provide a short run-down of the week 2 NaNo progress. Still like the characters, but feeling the fatigue of producing the daily total. Half way there!
NaNoWriMo 2022: Week 1
NaNo week 1 blog. I’m loving it so far. So chuffed with my progress, so enjoying the story I’m unfolding slowly.
NaNoWriMo 2022: Setting Goals
For the first time in my life, I’ve reached the start of November with enough emotional capacity to attempt National Novel Writing Month, and a planned out novel to write. Let the magic commence!
Novel update: Project Songbird Draft 1!
It’s been a good long while since I posted a blog about my novel work-in-progress project that’s been bubbling away quietly in the background. The great/excellent/amazing news is that just over three weeks ago, I typed “THE END”. At the end. Having written all the bits between the beginning and the end at least once.Continue reading “Novel update: Project Songbird Draft 1!”
Thirty under 30: the pressure’s finally off!
My writing has mostly been not-blog of late, but I’m trying to get back to it; good job I am getting past self-imposed pressure to be the best at everything, now I am no-longer-eligible for 30-under-30 lists!
The Slow Drive Home
My parents recently visited the town my granny used to live in, and were bringing back some goods from her house. A result of a little rhyme in a text from dad on the way home, this poem’s a little story about the family moving service we all end up part of at some stage.
The letting agent’s code
Having recently moved house, I got really familiar with letting agent jargon in Rightmove ads. There are some common euphemisms and strange grammatical constructions (wardrobes to bedrooms, for example).
Book Review: The Calculating Stars
I review ‘The Calculating Stars’ by Mary Robinette Kowal, a masterclass in alternative history, characterisation and compelling narrative.