Soooo, we're at the halfway point for NaNoWriMo. What a month it's been so far! Here's my word total for the day & month: Day 15: 1,001 Total Word Count: 15,512 My Thoughts So Far The first fifteen days of NaNoWriMo have seen some great days where I've wrote 2,000 in a day, terrible days … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Diary – Day 15: The Halfway Point
This time two months ago, my knees were taking a pounding as I scaled the Coastal Path of the Isle of Wight with my friends. The plan was to walk the whole coastal path, which was around 65 miles long, in four days to raise money for the charity Sarcoma UK. With over £5,000 raised … Continue reading Walking for Sarcoma UK in the Isle of Wight!
Okay, so Day 1 of NaNoWriMo is finished, so here I am totalling my progress for the day. How did it go? I was up fairly early this morning, ready to write at about half eight. I had a driving lesson at eleven o'clock so I had to knock it out here before that. I'm … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Diary – Day 1
So, NaNoWriMo is about to get underway... Thirty days of flat out writing to get closer to a manuscript. Some of you may reach that goal and some of you may fall short, but all is well if you just push yourself further and further. This year will be the first time I participate in … Continue reading My NaNoWriMo Diary
Since it's Halloween today, my sweet tooth is going and I have a load of horror movies to watch tonight. So I thought for a post today, I'd do a top 10 list for the best horror characters. They range from mostly films, literature and television, the best mediums for all things that go bump … Continue reading My Top 10 Horror Characters
What do you see every single day that everyone else sees? That could range from many things from the high towers in London to a dog owner walking their pet in a park. There's one thing in particular that comes to mind that usually lies behind the screen of a computer or a smart phone. … Continue reading Filters and Blackouts
With NaNoWriMo approaching, you aspiring authors out there will be getting everything ready for one month of flat-out writing. 50,000 words in 30 days, leaving you with a manuscript and a lot of editing to do before you launch your book. Now, I can't say I'll reach 50,000 words throughout November, but I'll certainly be … Continue reading The Big Lessons I’ve Learned So Far From Writing My First Novel