Category Archives: Writing

Five Thousand Words and One Penguin

I was getting very behind with NaNoWriMo. Thousands of words behind. I did worry that I would really struggle to catch up, and I have been trying hard to do enough each day to not fall further behind. Today I … Continue reading

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Year End

Well, here it is. Another one over. So, what have I done? Firstly, we moved house. That was a biggy. If you want to do something time consuming and expensive, moving house fits the bill. I knitted six pairs of … Continue reading

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Finished, and other Fs

So here it is, the NaNoWriMo certificate. I reached the 50,000 words today (It was 50,022 according to Word, and 50,008 according to the verification on the NaNoWriMo website. So I am most hugely chuffed, and feeling the delight of … Continue reading

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Forty Thousand

Look! See that? Word count 40,000! (conveniently on a page which reveals nothing!) I am exactly in line with the NaNoWriMo target. This is officially the longest thing I have ever written, longer than the previous unfinished novel which reached … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up

This week: 1. Shoe boxes made it to school for Operation Christmas Child (only remembered this morning because I had forgotten my hat and had to go back in the house for it, thus spotting the shoe boxes). 2. Children … Continue reading

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Paracetamol

Today’s post is brought to you by the power of paracetamol. I wasn’t very well yesterday. I felt fine while I was lying down, but as soon as I stood up I felt the desire to: a. lie down and … Continue reading

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Novel Writing

Welcome to November! This year I am doing NaNoWriMo*. I wasn’t planning to do it officially, you understand. I was just tagging along, but I have now just signed up to be an official participant. I will have my word … Continue reading

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