It’s Nano time again for me and my imaginary friends…

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November means Nanowrimo. National Novel Writing Month. The time when I write 50000 words in 30 days. Which isn’t a novel length, and that length isn’t the only thing that’s different. I really look forward to November. It’s just after my birthday, just before Christmas and it’s cold. So when I discovered Nano lots of […]

The Plot Thickens… learning when to plan and structure

Posted Posted in Creativity, nanowrimo, Novel, Plotting, Storytelling

As I start another new story, I’ll be blogging my progress. At the moment I am planning my novel, and I’m thinking about what will happen in general, an overarching plot. I’ve written several novels to date, and it’s been a learning curve. The first couple were a download of some stories I had in […]

On Writing.

Posted Posted in Plotting, Writing

As a compulsive multi-tasker, it’s not very often the opportunity arises to down tools and focus on just one thing. The last two weeks have provided that opportunity, and it’s been grabbed with both hands. To cut a long story short (not the aim of the exercise, but anyway) a novel I had written received […]