I finished the 50k on Friday. It was a back-breaking – quite nearly literally – day of writing. I wrote about 4k words that day. I just wanted to be able to take a break on Saturday. Here are my final diary entries from the writing marathon that is NaNoWriMo. I expect to have to… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: the final stretch
Every week-end there’s a writing prompt called “Week-end write in” on WriteOn. This week-end it was “imagine a dinner-party where a secret is revealed”. The challenge is to do this in 500 words. So here’s my entry for this week-end. It’s Cathy’s birthday and there is a surprise waiting for her.
The ship’s journey diary of my NaNoWriMo Adventures (originally written on the WriteOn forums). Part One to be found here. I am currently at nearly 31k words and nearing the completion of Act 1 (of 3) Update: I managed to finish Act 1 today, stopping just short of 34k words. My average is back at… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Diary Continued
While doing Nanowrimo, one does need to spend some time procrastinating. So I am finally polishing my list of writing resources. TV Tropes is the best inspiration, it also warns you of the worst pitfalls and clichés. I write in English, I often have to look up words in the dictionary. English has all these… Continue reading Favorite Online Writing Resources
As I noted before, this year I am doing NaNoWriMo. After some time of brooding about a title I finally found one I liked: “Mind Bleed” – of course if something better turns up, I will change the title again. For now it’s still quite fitting. Here’s the novel’s blurb (although I have to update… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – The First 6 Days