Preparing for Camp NaNoWriMo (14 days to go)

With only 14 days till the start of Camp NaNoWriMo (April 2015) I’m going to spend a little time each day preparing. Today’s task… tidy my desk. Yeah, I should point out my “office” currently shares one half of my bedroom with The Great Escape prop store. I unburied it… | Read more…

Free Information

Last week I discovered that, after a long history of being free to access, Duotrope.com had moved to a subscription based model. If you’ve never come across Duotrope before it is a searchable database of markets for written work, with added features such as a way to track the submissions | Read more…

Pantzer or Plotter – A verdict?

Before I started NaNoWriMo I explained how I wanted to use it to explore how I work as a writer; whether I work more efficiently from a detailed outline or just letting the story flow and evolve. In the summer, writing Inyana for Camp NaNoWriMo, with no plan at all, | Read more…

NaNoWriMo 2011 – Update and excerpt from “Mime”

“How’s NaNoWriMo going Chrissey?” “Don’t ask.” As NaNoWriMo draws to an end I find myself only just creeping over 15,000 words. It has not been the avalanche of creativity that I was hoping for. I would like to blame external influences and distractions, and that would be partially true, but | Read more…

NaNoWriMo 2011

A few weeks ago I wrote a post on scheduling creativity where I described a little about my failure to complete Camp NaNoWriMo in August. Now it’s November and I’m trying again with the original and best NaNoWriMo. Whilst my project in the summer was an unplanned idea which I | Read more…