Tag: word count

Nov 19

You’re a bloody superhero!

There have been a few whispers of ‘giving up’ in the past couple of days. Furtive glances at word counts followed by squeaks of terror and gasps of dread. I’ll never finish! This is pointless, my novel is crap…I’m crap! Wahh! The Good: Let me get one thing straight – you are not crap, you …

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Nov 12

The masses are panicking

We’re all going to die! The sky is falling! Our novels are doomed! No one will ever love me! I can’t feel my legs! Is that Godzilla? We’re all doo… [We interrupt this broadcast to bring you a special news bulletin] You’re not going to die, you’re legs are still there, that’s not Godzilla, and …

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Nov 03

The one and only rule you need for NaNoWriMo…

Keep writing. No matter what happens, no matter what goes wrong, no matter what noises you hear coming from Mummy and Daddy’s room late at night, do not stop writing. Especially with that last one, this is one time when curiosity is best left to fester. That’s all you need to know to survive the …

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Oct 17

They’re heeeere…

They're heeeere...

Yes, I’m talking about the NaNoWriMo haters. I’ve already seen the moaners, the whingers, and the blissfully ignorant laughing and pointing their fingers. “HA HA HA HA, writing? You don’t know what writing is!” Half of them say “You should be writing every month!” and the other half are saying “50,000 words in 30 days? …

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Nov 01

NaNoWriMo – Day 1: One small step

So NaNo has begun…wooooo! (50% actual woo / 50% sarcastic woo) I started at midnight, which was a mistake as I haven’t been sleeping well lately and I probably should have been tucked up in the land of nod…but waking up on the 1st with 1,235 words under belt was worth it 🙂 This isn’t the …

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