Wordgasm, NaNoWriMo style!

Here’s the thing about writers, even when they’re not engaged in the blissful and intimate act of undressing their words on the screen, they’re still writing. They write when doing the dishes, driving a car or walking the dog. For the writer the physical act of writing is merely the culmination of their craft. The…

NaNoWriMo – And We’re Off!

It’s all go for NaNo! I’m off to a shaky start with the big event! So far I’ve managed to crank out 2,150 words. I had hoped to get a lot more done today but I’ve been a tad pre-occupied with editing my long-term writing project, The Range. My plan for NaNo 2012 is to…

NaNoWriMo – Embrace the Icky Sticky!

Whether you’re a seasoned writer or a NoWriMo virgin, sooner or later you’ll probably reach a point I call The Lifeless River Bed of Despondency and Meh. This is where the initial adrenaline rush has driven your Storymobile across the rich and vivid fictional landscape only to find it splutter and grind to a halt.…

Will you be boarding the NaNo Train?

NaNoWriMo 2012 is almost upon us. For those who’ve never heard of it, let me enlighten you. NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month – click this thing to visit their website, is a competition of sorts whereby all aspiring writers are invited to write their brains out for 30 days in November. The aim is…