Why I’m not finishing Nanowrimo

Back at the start of the month, I wrote about how I was starting Nanowrimo, the write a novel in a month project. I had spent October getting organised, #preptober, had a strong premise, a great midpoint to work towards and thought I was all set.  The first couple of weeks were good. I was

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Prepping for Nano – the first sentence

I’m doing Nanowrimo this year. For those that don’t know, Nanowrimo happens in the month of November where you write a novel in a month. Yep, that’s right, you write a novel in one month. Nanowrimo actually stands for National Novel Writing Month and although it sounds mental, it’s actually a lot of fun and

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How to get over the fear of editing

I got a comment on one of my Instagram posts the other day, lovely writer friend @thisbusybooklife posted that she hadn’t written in a while and needed to back to editing her first draft. ‘How do you get over the fear of getting started?’ she asked, ‘I know different people have different methods …but just

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