To Nano or Not?

Next month is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) which should now really be called InNoWriMo because the movement is now an international one. I've participated in the last two Novembers, each one successfully writing the requisite 50,000 words leading up to what exists as an unfinished over 100,000 word novel on my hard-drive. This year I'm … Continue reading To Nano or Not?

Post NaNoWriMo Editing Begins

This morning I returned to my novel-in-progress 'The Roar of the Lion'. Having written Part One in NaNoWriMo 2012 and Part Two in NaNoWriMo 2013, my first job was to stitch the content from these two sessions together, interweaving them to make them make sense as their parts were spread throughout the plot. Next up … Continue reading Post NaNoWriMo Editing Begins

NaNoWriMo 2013 – to write or not to write….

Last year I took part in National Novel Writing Month - the challenge of producing in November 50,000 words of original fiction. It was a fantastic month, I thoroughly enjoyed the whole process, although it was demanding in time and creativity. I reached the target of 50,000 but failed to finish the book! My plan … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2013 – to write or not to write….