And so, 20 pages in. Ada meets Daniel. Finally, the story begins. At least, the story that I dreamt about a couple of weeks ago. Now, in my dreams the journey that Ada and Daniel embark on has a very clear direction, with a specific destination. However, in my NaNoWriMo 2013 novel, "Love Me, Crazy," … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 6: Sugar and Spice
Oh man. Oh man, Oh man am I craving a strawberry bon bon right now. Tonight I've managed to close the chapter on a sad twisted event in the novel and moved onto new sweeter pastures. Ada, my heroine of the story, owns a sweet shop, "Something Sweet," and she had me reminiscing about all … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 5: Something Sweet
I took this photo this morning which inspired me to write this letter. Couldn't you just write the same thing?? Dear love, Your face is the first I see when I wake up in the morning, You smell like apples when you’re clean, and like mud when you’re dirty Your eyes are dark and give … Continue reading A letter to the one I love…
It's the time of year that I get sick more often. Keeping with tradition, I was in bed most of the day with a fever and feeling like death. Achey, weak, dizzy and full of a sinus cold. What is the best medicine when you feel sick? Well, I did go over a list of … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 4: Someone has been watching too much Grey’s Anatomy
It's the season for fireworks. In England, every year near the beginning of November, citizens go about setting off colourful explosives, building bonfires and some even go as far as to throw a "Guy" on the bonfire. Guy Fawkes conspired to blow up the Houses of Parliament many years ago, he was caught and killed. … Continue reading This simple trick will make your Nervous dog calm within 30 seconds!! (Dogs and Fireworks!)
It's not going well. Following my disastrous first two days of NaNo I have continued the trend by learning another lesson. This one you'll laugh at, probably. Lesson 2: Save your work. Sounds simple right? You'd think that any self-respected writer would know to SAVE their work before leaving their laptop for two minutes. … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 3: Disaster Strikes Again!
Ok. So I have already learned a valuable lesson during this year's National November Writing Month: Choose your writing software...and stick to it. My eight year old is rather obsessed keen on Roblox. He has commandeered my laptop to play Pet Simulator, and in a bid to keep him happy during half term break, and … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 1 and 2