Tag Archives: nanowrimo

Wrimo Time

By | Wednesday, 1 November 2017

It is that time of year again the National Novel Writing Month, or nanowrimo as it is known to its participants. As usual Leigh Keating and I will be joining in on the madness and frustration that makes up this event. In previous years I have both won and lost (winning is writing 50,000 words… Read More »

‘the violence calls up silence’

By | Monday, 17 February 2014

 [This is the second of two stories written for the Lancaster and Cumbria Nanowrimo groups first creative writing challenge] Ed looked into Lily’s eyes and saw nothing. Once they were filled with laughter, love, intrigue and sometimes sadness. Her eyes were truly the gateway to her soul and would reflect every inner thought. In the… Read More »

‘It’s In Your Head’*

By | Monday, 17 February 2014

[This is the first of two stories written for the Lancaster and Cumbria Nanowrimo groups first creative writing challenge] ‘The Zombies are coming out of the sea, no need to breathe, won’t tire, don’t stop. They’re walking remorselessly up the beach as ther waves crash around them. There are thousands of them, the whole beach… Read More »

A Pair of Zombie Stories

By | Sunday, 16 February 2014

My local Nanowrimo group is running some challenges throughout this year via our facebook group. We are writing some short stories to keep in the nano mood and to continue the energy. For me this is really helpful as I failed Nano last year down to being too damned busy to write. This was very… Read More »

Doing the Write Thing*

By | Monday, 31 December 2012

Twenty-twelve (or two thousand and twelve if you like to be pedantic about the pronunciation of mathematical notation) was a good year for me in terms of writing and blogging. In total I wrote over one hundred and fifty different pieces for blogs this year, including an eight thousand word epic post on the first… Read More »

Nanowrimo 2012

By | Sunday, 2 December 2012

I didn’t think I could do it… I know I have uttered those words before about Nano, especially the last couple of years as my life has become super full of things to consume time with. But this year I really had a bad feeling. This was borne out as November trundled along and I… Read More »


By | Saturday, 27 September 2008

Nanowrimo_participant_icon_122x244 Yep, it's back nanowrimo has returned in its 10th Anniversary year and I am sure it will be bigger and better than usual. Also, as usual i will be silly busy that month with parties to attend, write-ins, the usual ammount of $work and the fact that I am the organiser of the London… Read More »