Archive for the 'Writing' Category

Slight Failure and Procrastination

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

To cut a long story short – I ended up with work work to do and kid stuff which ate my writing time in the first part of the month – I am hoping the second half is going to be better – so much for managing a one week victory Also for the first […]

Nano Begins!!! 2018

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

It is the first of November and I did not manage to stay away for midnight – I was just too tired – to be fair to me I had one full day off in October and I was working late nights so it was unsurprising. But I did wake up at 4:30 am and […]

GothNoWriMo 2018

Monday, October 1st, 2018

As a warm up to the National Novel Writing Month – known affectionally as NaNo I shall be doing another of my little writing traditions – GothNoWriMo. This started out just being horror and gothic fiction but I have co-opted it as a lot of the Punk’s Universe is quiet dark. And of course the […]

CampNano Summer 2018

Sunday, July 1st, 2018

This week sees the start of CampNano Summer – I am continueing with the story I started for the Spring CampNano and so will once again be deep within the termoil of the Punks Universe. I am currently exploring the deep past and the Sea Empires’s sojournes out into space. Specifically I am chronicling the […]

Week One of GothNoWriMo 2017

Monday, October 9th, 2017

I broke the 10 k barrier – I wrote over 10, 000 words but I will have less time towards the end of the month and hammered most of the words out whilst being too sick to get out of bed for any length of time! I have no idea how many words I will […]

GothNoWriMo 2017 Begins

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

It is novelling time again I have my pumpkin spice and hot drinks on tap and am prioritising computer time as writing time The word goals for GothNo are 30-70 k – I will be happy with 30 k – I desperately want to set myself the larger target but not sure I should due […]

GothNoWriMo 2017

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

October approaches and that means it is time to start writing – I tend to start my serious novelling in October which gives me a nice warm up ready for NaNo itself. Of course being October and the month of Halloween I always feel I should write the darker parts of The Punk Story Lines. […]

Camping Out for Writing

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Actually July does tend to involve camping for us as a family as I work at a lot of music festivals etc… but I am actually talking about my camp nanowrimo writing challenge! So far I have split the Punk in Pink – my first nano novel from 2009 into two – the futuristic part […]

July 2017 Camp NaNo

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Yep, I’m at it again – Camp NaNoWriMo is a month long writing drive that is a spin off of the main National Novel Writing Month. With camp you tend to choose your own word goals and things. I did the April one where I started working on Tides – which is my main focus […]

Tides – the plan

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Tides is a series set in the near future where disease, war and global warming have driven people to the waves. Living in floating communities – often with scarce resources they are in perilous balance. The series covers the hardships that shape these communities as they form the seasted nations, including the pirates and mega […]