Tag: nanowrimo

Nanowrimo- The Halfway Point

So anyways, we’ve reached the halfway point in November. It’s therefore time for an update. My word count as at this morning stands at a smidgeon over 30,000. Yes, I’m ahead of target- and how nice does that graph look? The words… Read More

Need an Idea? Here’s 10 places to look…

So anyways, I was standing at the luggage carousel when inspiration hit. My 8 hour flight from Hong Kong had taken 11 hours as a result of someone getting ill on board and having to be offloaded in Manila in the middle… Read More

Where in the world?

As I’ve said before, I’m not a plotter. That doesn’t mean, however, that I don’t plan. Professionally speaking, my background is in project and change management, and we live by the old mantra of fail to plan, plan to fail. It’s ingrained…. Read More

How do I find the time to write? 5 tips to beat the excuses…

So anyways, aside from a few random leftover Bali posts, I’ve devoted the last couple of weeks to Nanowrimo- why you should do it, how to prepare for it…that sort of thing. Just lately, I’ve spoken to a few people who’ve said… Read More

How to train for NaNoWriMo…

So anyways, I’ve given you some reasons why you should be doing NaNoWriMo- the equivalent of a marathon for writers. Marathoners pull on their trainers each day and practice. So do writers. With November nearly here, it’s time to get started (if you… Read More

NaNoWriMo: October is the new November

Those of you who are new to this blog may not have heard of NaNoWriMo …National Novel Writing Month…or, I as I call it, Nano. It’s where hundreds of thousands of writers attempt the writerly version of a marathon during the month… Read More

Nanowrimo- 5 reasons why you should do it…

So anyways, we’re mid way through October. That means that November is around the corner…and if November is around the corner, so too is NaNoWriMo. Nano wtf? National Novel Writing Month. Essentially the challenge is to get 50,000 words out of your… Read More

what project management has taught me about writing…

I’ve had my head in various project plans for most of the last 12 years. In my current partition job, I’m there again. I’ve always looked at project management a little differently to the purists- those who know me won’t be surprised… Read More