Preparing for #NaNoWriMo

This is my 9th year of attempting National Novel Writing Month.┬áIt’s the 10th of November, and last night’s aim was 15,000 words. My total, as of midnight last night was 14,372. So I am not far off. I can generally …

Writers Block versus Goals and Guilt

I’ve barely written any fiction this year, certainly compared with normal. I’ve sometimes opened my Work-In-Progress document, but found myself with nothing to write! However, I don’t put this down to writer’s block. In fact, I don’t believe in ‘the …

The Pull of Multiple Projects

Sometimes, having a couple of projects on the go is an energising, motivating space to be in. At other times, they pull every ounce of energy from the creative mind; only to be too thin to stretch across either piece. …