Nanowrimo 2017 has begun and so far I’ve written 5,168 words. This is the most organised I’ve been during Nanowrimo. I have a detailed outline (detailed for me, as I’m usually a discovery writer), the structure is mapped out (ok, it’s in my head), and I know the different threads of stories I want to […]
I’ve made some more progress on Carousel! So far I’m 50% complete on the Outlining phase. 10 Days remain until the deadline, and Nanowrimo is fast approaching, but I’m feeling confident that I’ll be ready.
I just made progress on Carousel! So far I’m 25% complete on the Outlining phase. 5 Weeks remain until the deadline. There’s something very powerful about sharing your goals – and then your progress. It’s not something I’ve done in the past. I was way more secret squirrel, so instead of having a lion’s heart […]
In a world where we can feel incredibly isolated and lonely, it is so important to nurture feelings of connection with others, our sense of place and belonging, as well as the relationship we have with ourselves, our inner thoughts, and our convictions.
This week I’ve been going gaga over a book by Nicola Yoon. Everything Everything is a YA novel about 18 year old Maddy who has to live in a sterile environment because she’s allergic to the world. She has settled into a sense of normality over the situation – until Olly moves in next door, […]