Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

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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Excuses, Excuses

I have been busy. No, honestly, that means busy even for me. I am doing NaNoWriMo. For those of you who haven’t heard of it, that means I’m writing a novel. In a month. I have so far only reached … 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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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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For the last couple of years I have been tempted to do NaNoWriMo. This is National Novel Writing Month, in which the aim is to write a complete novel in a month. By writing about 1700 words a day you … Continue reading

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