Archive for September, 2009

Word Count

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

I have decided to aim for 2000 words a day. The goal of NaNoWriMo is 50, 000 words in a month which breaks down too 1667 words a day. But if I do 2000 a day instead then I leave myself some scope for when things go wrong ie family visiting and stuff like that! […]


Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Ok so I need the Punk in Pink to be in existence centeries apart without time travel – the options? 1) Vampire 2) Alien or old technologically advanced race that has cryo-suspension or something similar 3) Similar to 2) but is a concousness that downloads or uploads itself into new bodies 4) A demon 5) […]


Friday, September 25th, 2009

I have been doing some research into this local legend of the Bisley boy and have found that the age of the princess Elizabeth ranges from 8 to 12 and then there is some confussion as to how soon after she died the King decided to visit her. Bram Stoker (as in Dracular) wrote this […]

Girl Boy Girl?

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Having talked to various people about The Punk in Pink being the boy who ends up as Queen Elizabeth I – I have hit upon the idea that the young boy who is turned into a princess is in fact a girl who is dressed as a boy to avoid unwanted attention and to be […]

A Bisley Boy

Monday, September 21st, 2009

It was suggest a while ago now that I might want to make The Punk in Pink a transvestite or something of the ilk – initially I thought Nah no way but then I hear this poem by Angela France about a local Cotswold legend and my mind has been turning over ever since. Apparently […]

A Title

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

I was considering what sort of story I should go with for this years Nanowrimo – bizarly it never occured to me to write a none fiction novel though I note that is what some people are doing. I considered children’s stories but realised the only ones I wanted to write are all sort story […]


Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Well I am a NaNoWriMarium Monster called Purple Monster by my friends. I’m a Gurgitation Monster really but I’m a bit more reclusive than the other monsters – the Grammariun Monsters are of course more shy and well frankly militant about where those commers should and shouldn’t go! I on the other hand don’t care […]