As January brings us into a new year and a new decade, I thought it would be nice to chance up some of my blog pieces. Over the years I’ve been writing, I’ve collected various bits of information that are squirrelled away in notebooks and in my mind that might come in handy to other … More How To: Character Drivers
This October has mostly been prepping for Nanowrimo, tidying up some old projects and writing my #fantasyqueensfall entry for the competition being run over IG. It’s been a busy month, and November looks like it’ll be even busier! What I’m writing for Nanowrimo Last year I did my first ever Nanowrimo, and it left me … More Nanowrimo Prep (October Update)
This month’s blog is written whilst looking out on a grey and dreary February morning. It’s before work starts, before the world wakes up, and the only sound outside is the sound of the birds welcoming in the day, punctuated by the occasional car driving too fast down our road. February has been somewhat of … More Redefining Success (February Update)
I still can’t quite believe that I won at Nanowrimo. Sure, it was exactly 50,081 words, sure some of the scenes that I wrote are going to definitely get cut, and the whole chronology of the story is a giant puzzle that needs to be slotted together somehow. But I won.