You can never have too much chocolate

It seems for the month of November, I will be fixated on inspirational aids/props to get me through NaNoWriMo... Last week it was notebooks. This week it's chocolate. What can I say? I'm a week into NaNoWriMo now (trying to write 50,000 words of my novel in just 30 days) and chocolate is NECESSARY! I … Continue reading You can never have too much chocolate

NaNoWriMo – the beginning

Two days into NaNoWriMo and I'm still here! And I'm on (actually, slightly ahead of) target! OK, so I know it's only been two days, but I'm nonetheless pleased. For the past two days I've had the luxury of a strategically planned break from the dayjob, so I was able to indulge my predilection for … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – the beginning

You can never have too many notebooks

Like many writers, I suspect, I have a notebook addiction. (The kind you write in with a pen.) These days there are so many gorgeous ones available -- even in common, mass-market, office supply stores. And it's the inexpensive ones that are the most dangerous... because it seems perfectly acceptable to buy a few more when … Continue reading You can never have too many notebooks

Did I just sign up for NaNoWriMo?

I'm a little bit excited. This week I took the plunge and signed up for my first NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). The challenge -- and readers of this blog might be aware I love a challenge -- is to write 50,000 words of a novel during the 30 days of November. (Technically the challenge … Continue reading Did I just sign up for NaNoWriMo?