NaNoTeamIndy – NaNoWriMo 50k Badges!

Hey there dear blog reader! As a follow-up to my earlier post I thought I’d crank out a few badges for my fellow NaNoTeamIndy chums for when they reach their 50,000 word goal for this years NaNoWriMo. Indigo Spider has informed me there are official NaNo badges for those who win the challenge, but I…

NaNoWriMo – 53,759 Words!!

Woohoo! I’ve broken through the 50,000 word challenge for NaNoWriMo! After a few days away I had a huge burst of writing madness and finished today’s total at 53,759 words as part of my NaNoWriMo novel. I still have a while to go before I actually finish my novel, I estimate around another 40,000 words…

Writing Tips Wednesday – You can NaNo AND Edit!

Every Wednesday I’ll be sharing some hints and tips about how to improve your writing. These are basic things I have learned over the years, from writers websites, published authors and constructive feedback from friends, family and online pals. There is an argument that fiction writing cannot be taught because it comes from talent alone,…

NaNoWriMo: 5 hours to go, can I panic yet?

After all your preparation, notes, ideas, outlining, research and dreams of NaNoWriMo logos (Anyone? No? Maybe just me then) it all comes down to this one final moment. Yes, dear blog reader, National Novel Writing Month is almost upon us! I can almost hear the collective anxious pause as novelists all around the world sit…