Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

NaNo Update – abandoned ship!

I have officially given up with this year’s NaNoWriMo. It’s just not the right time for me to be embarking on a large-scale project. Still, I managed to write 12,000 words (in one week!), so all is not lost. I … Continue reading

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Writing forum

As my NaNoWriMo progress slides down the toilet, I just wanted to mention the creative writers’ forum over on the main Winning Words page. It’s still in its infancy, but obviously the more writers that pop over there and get … Continue reading

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NaNo update – Day 7

After two days of no writing at all, I have spent a mammoth 4 hours writing today (which is a lot for me), and have clocked up 5370 words, taking the total word count (which I am not becoming obsessed … Continue reading

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NaNo Update – Days 5 and 6

I have a confession to make. I’ve done no writing for 2 days. Yesterday I felt crotchety and tired, and today my family came around to visit. I spent the day today helping my dad to assemble the fab bijou … Continue reading

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NaNo Day 3 – back on track

What a difference a day makes. On Day 3 I managed to write 3400 words, so am now back on track. I must say, I find it much easier to write with background music on (but nothing with words in … Continue reading

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NaNo Progress Update – Day 2

Things haven’t gone so well today. I blame working 25hrs in two days, that probably did it. Doesn’t leave a lot of time for writing. I did write on my (45 minute) lunch break today, but only managed about 200 … Continue reading

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NaNo Progress – Day 1

Well, the first couple of days of NaNo 2010 were never going to be easy – I was down to work 12.5 hr shifts on Monday and Tuesday. Still, I wrote on my lunch break (340 words!), and managed to … Continue reading

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