Back in the game

I wrote half a novel in November, as part of NaNoWriMo. Now I have finally picked up a pen again (well, actually, started typing again) and am determined to finish it this month. That’s right; by the end of April I am aiming to finish the first draft of this thing. It won’t be pretty, but I’ve got to bash it out. This means it might get a bit quiet on this blog over the next few weeks, but have no fear, I’m still here… Continue reading Back in the game

No Mo’ NaNoWriMo

So NaNoWriMo 2017 has officially ended. As I declared here, this was my first ever attempt at participating. So, how did you get on? I finished at just under 25,000 words…so not even close to the target of 50,000. You failed, then? No, I’m not calling it a failure! I still wrote 25,000 words, which is more than I have ever written before on a work of fiction. Is your story finished? Nope, not finished. I am going to spend the next few months working on it, writing more, and then editing what I have already written. The story and … Continue reading No Mo’ NaNoWriMo