In my previous post, I highlighted one of the major perils of self-editing your writing, and I just found out there’s a term for it — typo blindness. Essentially, once you have read through your work a large number of times, overfamiliarity with the words on the page makes it much harder to distinguish between […]
I can hear the people now…
“Did he make it? Did he get to 50,000 words?”
(Actually, the silence is deafening, but, no matter…)
Short answer: Yes!
Slightly longer answer: Yes, but it was touch and go for a while.
And the gratuitously long-winded answer:
Things were going along quite nicely during the first half […]
Well, week two of NaNoWriMo has come and gone, and my word count is currently sitting at 23,714. So, yes, I’m still going strong, but while week one was driven by enthusiasm, week two became more about dogged determination.
The first part of the second week went fine. I was still tackling Izzy’s first major […]
In case you didn’t know, November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short. I didn’t, not until a few months ago, even though I’ve been writing seriously for several years now. But this year I decided to take up the NaNoWriMo challenge of writing 50,000 words of a novel in one calendar […]
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