My 11th NaNoWriMo

So… I told myself I wouldn’t do NaNoWriMo this year… And then 9pm of October 31st happened. I thought about a novel I began in 2013 and have not touched since May 2013… Well, it’s the second week of November, …

How NaNoWriMo Supported my Mental Health

April is one of the months where a spin-off from National Novel Writing Month holds it’s virtual “camp.” Camp NaNo is a 30-day challenge where you set your own goal for ‘winning.’ In contrast to the original November challenge requires …

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 …

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. …