NaNWriMo 2009 – Winner!

| November 27, 2009

I just thought I might mention that despite a Word crash losing two hours of writing I just hit 50,000 words. And I have just realised I did that in 14 days (must be a faster typist than I thought).My: profileFortunately (or otherwise) the story has not told itself in 50,000 words, so I’d guess […]


| November 24, 2009

What can I say? I just reached 44,000 words and am taking a break. I had another idea, so I wrote it.And I feel like I’ve run a marathon, which is always the problem with extended action sequences. (This might also be the last stages of the cold from the weekend).There are still huge gaps […]

Out of ideas and ill

| November 22, 2009

What a combination. Eight days to go, and feeling lousy. And thanks to someone who keeps making “helpful suggestions” I’ve lost the thread of the story.Oh well, it wasn’t likely to get published anyway.

NaNoWriMo progress

| November 18, 2009

22,000 words, give or take a few. A notebook full of un-typed up scenes. 8,000 words to do to catch up.What stands in my way? Interviews over the next few days, and mainly two very demanding cats. (That’s not quite fair – interviews are an excuse to get away from the cats and fill yet […]

New lens and NaNoWriMo

| November 14, 2009

It’s been a busy writing day for me. On NaNoWriMo I’ve broken 11,000 words and am hopefully on course. I need to get a few more notes written, but the story is coming together. There’s now a two line summary and excerpt also up.I also have a new lens up. The Surrey Iron Railway was […]


| November 13, 2009

NaNoWriMo by Hope_BreedloveMake a customized t shirt online at zazzle.comI finally got round to typing up parts of my story for NaNoWriMo. It’s not a great one, but then NaNo tends to be about quantity not quality (and if I like the end result I can always edit it afterwards).Unfortunately cat herding has left me […]

New lens – MacRobert’s reply

| November 12, 2009

Seasons Greetings by Hanger_19Browse other Christmas card Cards Lady MacRobert’s Reply the second world war, Lady MacRobert lost her sons who were serving in the RAF. Her reply was to donate a cheque to purchase a Short Stirling Bomber. She wanted to respond appropriately, and called it “a mother’s immediate response.”Since then, one aircraft in […]