Archives : Writing

  • My rough NaNoWriMo

    National Novel Writing Month is over, and we can breathe a global sigh of relief. Once again I didn’t win. Not in NaNo terms anyway. But I re-learned a few important lessons. I gained what I set out to gain. And I managed 40,000 words under testing circumstances. I had a busy November. Some of […]

  • Waiting for rain

    We’re halfway into 2021 but I’m not sure how we got here. We huddled together in lockdown, savouring takeaways and the smell of spring, but the rain washed most of it away. And suddenly we find ourselves in summer. Every day Alexa promises more rain, and every day I stay inside, but no rain comes. […]