writing

NaNoWriMo ’22 Update

We’re approaching the halfway mark on NaNo which is a good time to check in and see how things are going. If you’re falling behind, try not to stress! Instead, remind yourself that NaNo is a challenge for many different reasons and it doesn’t suit everyone’s process or every story. You’re making progress and that… Continue reading NaNoWriMo ’22 Update

writing

NaNo Prep 2021

It’s that time of year again! No, I don’t mean the time of year where it’s a chill out and there’s all sorts of goblins and ghosts cackling from the doorways. I do however mean that it’s NaNoPrep time again. For those of you who may not know what NaNo is, it’s a shorthand form… Continue reading NaNo Prep 2021

Exercises

Exercise: Alphabet Sentences

Part of writing is figuring out how to string sentences together. It sounds super easy, any seasoned writer can tell you there are times where figuring out how to start the next sentence is a monumental task. That’s exactly the aim of today’s exercise: giving you some practice with difficult to start sentences. As an… Continue reading Exercise: Alphabet Sentences

General, writing

Book in a Week Challenge Update

Although I still technically have until tomorrow to write a complete book in one week, I have to admit defeat. While I was able to knock out a good chunk of it, coming in at just over twenty-one thousand words, I also hit a massive plot hole, which took a little extra research and time… Continue reading Book in a Week Challenge Update