NaNoWriMo – The Week Two Blues

It happens to everyone, to the point where it is a recognised part of NaNoWriMo. You start out enthusiastic, looking forward to getting all your brilliant ideas committed to paper (or screen), itching to start, then writing your daily quota each day effortlessly....

NaNoWriMo Progress: Anyone Else Behind?

Yep, I missed  yesterday's NaNo update post. Things are still a little… crazy… around here. And of course, this means I'm so behind for NaNo. I managed to make my wordcount the first day, in fact, I hit 2,000 words through word sprints (setting the timer...

NaNoWriMo: When Life gets in the Way

Sorry I missed yesterday's Friday excerpt post, but life got in the way. I think that's happened to all of us at some point or another, but especially when you have young children, being regular can be hard! And yet, it's also one of the best things about working from...

7 Tips to Help you Write More

That's what we all want to do, right? Many indies are well aware that the secret to success with self-publishing is to have more books out. Not only does this have the advantage of more chances for a reader to stumble across you, but it also means you can take...

10 Tips for Preparing for NaNoWriMo

I've seen quite a few of these “preparing” for NaNoWriMo posts around lately. I'm loving reading everyone else's suggestions, so I thought I'd write some of my own. Not all of these suggestions will be useful for everyone (for example, some are aimed at...