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Did I reach my January 2021 writing goals?

It is the 1st February today, which means time to check in and see if I have met my January writing goals. You can read more here, but in a nutshell my goal was to write 30,000 words of my novel’s first draft. So, what is my current word count? Drum roll please… 22,454. I […]

How to survive working from home

With many companies continuing to instruct staff to work from home in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, lots of people across the world find themselves still in what was supposed to be a “temporary” working situation, some months later. For those of us who were not used to working from home prior to the […]

My January 2021 writing goals

After a much-needed break in December to step back from my writing and concentrate instead on the festive season, I’m back behind the keyboard and ready to return my attention to my writing. As you may know if you follow my blog, November was National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), at the end of which I […]

Did I achieve my NaNoWriMo goals?

It’s the beginning of December today, which means the end of National Novel Writing Month. I’m very proud to say that I updated my wordcount for the final time on Saturday 28th November, writing 4,056 words that day and taking my total to 50,275, and exceeding my goal of 50,000. Then, in an exhausted haze […]

NaNoWriMo Update

Today, November 11th, is the 11th day of National Novel Writing Month, where writers and aspiring writers around the world commit to writing 50,000 words during the whole month. I’ve mentioned on my blog and social media before that this year I am taking part for the first time, so I’m coming to your screens […]

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