Category: NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo 2019 Update and Other Stories!

It’s almost the fifteenth of the month! And I am not even a quarter of the way through The Knowledge Stones. Oops. This happened mostly because I’m figuring out exactly what to put where in the first few chapters that is now completely new.… Continue Reading “NaNoWriMo 2019 Update and Other Stories!”

NaNoWriMo 2019 News!

The weeks have been absolutely flying by — along with all the deadlines that come with the last stretch of the year when you work in magazines. With the worst of the deadlines behind me now (I hope, because, wow, we were extremely busy),… Continue Reading “NaNoWriMo 2019 News!”

5 NaNoWriMo Tips

Signed up to do NaNoWriMo (or even Camp NaNoWriMo)? Here are some tips to keep you at the top of your writing game.

Why I will not be doing NaNoWriMo 2018

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Instead of having a slow and relaxing November, it will be a very busy month – in which I may just write 50 000 words in any case…

Writing update – July 2018, part 2

July (and Camp NaNoWriMo) is about 12 days from completion, and though I have not reached my target word count, I can say that I’m optimistic that I will still reach it as I double down and work on my projects and articles. Another… Continue Reading “Writing update – July 2018, part 2”

April Writing Update

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Or, some days… the dragon wins. Sometimes it feels as if I am taking one step forward and two steps back when it comes to my writing. Not that I suddenly suck one day (I mean, obviously some stories don’t quite work, but I… Continue Reading “April Writing Update”

Camp NaNoWriMo & Other Bits and Pieces

I think someone went and pressed the “fast forward” button on 2018. Days are flitting past faster than I can keep track of, it seems, not to mention not being able to keep up with all the projects I have in mind for the… Continue Reading “Camp NaNoWriMo & Other Bits and Pieces”

When NaNoWriMo is a Flop… But Also Not Really…

Yeah… so… NaNoWriMo 2017 did not go AT ALL as planned. Oops. But most of what happened was beyond my control. And when I actually had the time to write, I did. And, whoohoo!, I managed to finish about 10K words, which is more… Continue Reading “When NaNoWriMo is a Flop… But Also Not Really…”

My NaNoWriMo 2017 Novel!

At last! My NaNoWriMo novel for 2017 has a premise! Behold! (I wrote it in English, but the book is still going to be in Afrikaans… for now.) In a world where the mask you wear and the magic imbued therein can literally determine… Continue Reading “My NaNoWriMo 2017 Novel!”

Jozi Flash Anthology and NaNoWriMo 2017 News!

It is with some trepidation that I watch the last days of October flit by, leaving me too scared to look at the date in my diary as that just reminds me how close NaNoWriMo really is and how much I still have to… Continue Reading “Jozi Flash Anthology and NaNoWriMo 2017 News!”