Monthly Archives: November 2014

NaNoWriMo Winner…

…It’s Official! I reached the 50,000 word target today! 🙂

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Fear of the Dark

Originally posted on Short Fiction Break:
Staying with her Grandparents would be an adventure according to Mum. Lottie wasn’t so sure. Shivering in the dark, she pulled her toys closer as the old house creaked. Not for the first time,…

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NaNoWriMo Day 20 – My blog posting hasn’t exactly gone to plan…

…But at least my writing has!   And I’ve discovered two new writing buddies, LOL! Word count now 37,026 for the month. How are you doing?

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NaNoWriMo Day 12 – I’m finally discovering how…

…to let go of perfection NaNoWriMo can feel quite pressured. There’s that mind-boggling word count to reach, then there’s the ever-growing fear of falling behind on the  daily word count, shudder. While I have that fear (who doesn’t when they’re doing this … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Day 10 – Are you dreaming yet?

‘Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.’ C.S. Lewis I had a hard day yesterday in that I faced a huge mental block every time I sat down to write. So I gave up … Continue reading

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Day 7 of NaNoWriMo – Yesterday was a write off!

Quite literally! I posted a zero word count yesterday, after I had a major smash in my car coming home from work. I’m OK, but the car’s a write off.  I had a crash on a roundabout. I was taking the … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Day 5 – So what makes reading compelling?

Questions ‘Question marks are shaped like hooks for a reason: they will hook the reader and drag them deeper into the story.’ Chuck Wendig I’m thinking: How can I hook readers? How would you hook readers? Keep writing, keep reading, … Continue reading

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