YOU CAN DO IT Yes, you. You with no words yet. You with a handful of words, you who is full of doubt. You can do NaNoWriMo.
How's the week gone for you guys? Did you write all of the words? Yesterday I spoke about how important it is to protect your writing time, today I shall be talking about how we can try and fit writing in around a busy schedule. Finding time to write when working a full time job, blogging and … Continue reading How to fit your writing into a busy schedule – NaNoWriMo 2017 18
Today I'm coming to you with a little bit of inspiration. Whether you planned or you pantsed your way here, you may feel like your writing well is a little dry. Believe it or not, some of these even involve going outside or talking to people! Bear with me!
The flip side of NaNoWriMo. I'm always very positive about Nano, and I do believe it is a great thing to do, but there are some drawbacks
Today I wanted to talk a little about support systems when writing.
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” - William Shakespeare I wrote this post a few years ago but decided to resurface it as it's that time of year again - NaNoWriMo! When creating these fictional worlds of ours, there is something that … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Prep – What’s in a name?
It's October, and despite the fact that NaNoWriMo starts in Novermber, planning starts YESTERYEAR. Last year I completed my goal of 50k (early!) and this year I'm rewriting my novel as there have been major plot developments, there is now an element of Greek Mythology! (eeek) Reverse NaNoWriMo So I discovered this blog a … Continue reading Reverse NaNoWriMo and Planning
There is one thing that can either be daunting or addictive to writers, and that is murder. Albeit fictional, you've brought this person into the world, named them, given them a history, a personality and perhaps love. Happy is boring - we all know that. So to kill or not to kill? How easy is … Continue reading Writing Tips: To kill or not to kill
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” - William Shakespeare When creating these fictional worlds of ours, there is something that permeates every aspect of the writing process, and that is name creation. Though it's not just naming characters, oh no! … Continue reading Writing Tips – What’s in a name?
So you have your entire novel planned for camp NaNoWriMo, down to each inciting incident and plot climax. Nothing to do now but wait until April to write the thing, right? Not quite. Character development is something that is hugely important when writing, something many writers overlook. I have a question for you: How well … Continue reading Writing Tips – Who ARE they?