#NaNoWriMo day two: how long can this momentum continue?

Today I’d set myself a target of hitting 6000 words...and I did it! I didn’t actually think this was very realistic, honestly, I never write this much, ever. Because I’m back at work tomorrow and I know I won’t have as many hours to dedicate to writing again until next weekend, I was really keen… Continue reading #NaNoWriMo day two: how long can this momentum continue?

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Have you ever murdered your neighbours?

I just sent the following text to my friend: “This will sound like an odd question, but have you ever played The Sims and murdered your neighbours? Ask your housemates too.” It is an odd question, but what is most odd is that I seem to be the only one finding it odd. The Sims… Continue reading Have you ever murdered your neighbours?

Book review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

New widget alert! I’ve added an image to the side of my blog so I can display a lovely picture of the book I am currently reading, aptly named ‘currently reading’. This has excited me for two reasons. One: well, why wouldn’t it? I love discovering cool new little things I can do with my… Continue reading Book review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Book review: ‘Room’ by Emma Donoghue

Thinking about which book to read next, I thought I’d get one out of the way that I’d bought a few weeks ago in a bargain bookshop, purely because it was £2 and I needed something that price to take me over the shop’s minimum £5 spend to pay on card. It was a book… Continue reading Book review: ‘Room’ by Emma Donoghue

NaNo – a milestone and a character development tip

The last time I blogged about National Novel Writing Month I described how my writing had sloped off somewhat in the second week and how I was pretty behind in my word count. This weekend I’ve been trying to put that straight as much as I can, and last night I hit my first milestone:… Continue reading NaNo – a milestone and a character development tip