Tag: NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo week three: capitulation


After just over 25,000 words, I’m calling it quits on NaNoWriMo 2017. It was always going to be a tall order, if I’m honest – I noted before I began1 that I don’t have anywhere near as much spare time as I did last time I completed NaNo, and I made a promise to myself that if it started getting in the way of my work, I’d scale it back.

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NaNoWriMo – mid-month progress report

After the near-effortless progress of the first week, I expected the second week to go just as easily. But my progress is slowing and I’m finding it more difficult to hit my daily goal.

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NaNoWriMo – week one progress report

It’s been seven days of crazed literary abandon so far – except that it hasn’t.

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Why I’ll be attempting NaNoWriMo this year

For the fourth time in fifteen years, I’ll be attempting to write 50,000 words of fiction this November. Here’s why, and what I hope to achieve.

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