Wednesday, 2 November 2011


This blog has been a bit quiet of late, truth is I've been busy doing other stuff. Real life has been difficult, with family birthdays, tough days at work, and the dreaded sciatica a few of you will know I suffer from on and off.

So what news do I have? I'll keep it simple. After a meet up with two writing buddies at the weekend, I've decided to do NaNoWriMo again this year. I don't have a plan, I wish I did, I was a panster last year, and it looks like it'll be no different this time. There was no time to get a plan together.

Yesterday was the first day, of the madness, the flurry of activity that is scary, exciting, and maddening all at the same time. I got off to a good start and managed to write more than my daily target of 1667 words. At the end of the month I'll have a 50,000 word manuscript, all being well.

All I need to do is sit down at the keyboard. Yea right...

P.S. That's me and Nicola above, and she's doing her first NaNoWriMo this year.


  1. I'm doing Nano for the first time this year, and it looks like I'll also be mostly pansting even though I'm a plotting. Either way it's going to be fun!

  2. Good luck with NaNo. I don't have the time to do it this year, but I needed an outline last year to help me reach that 50,000 word target :).

  3. Good luck, Maria!

  4. Many thanks on your best wishes, and best of luck to those of you that are taking part. ;-)


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