I want to start by saying that I am not a homeschooler. I have certainly thought about it in the past, and it's something I wouldn't mind trying at some point in the future, but for now my son goes to a great school, (and my daughter is VERY excited to be starting next … Continue reading Nanowrimo Young Writer’s Program, and Homeschooling…
Nanowrimo Day 7
Progress Update!! After a couple of shaky days, I'm proud to say that DS has zoomed back into the writing, with 72 words today!! YAY!! With no writing at all on Sunday, and only 20 words yesterday, he was starting to get a bit behind. He's a 6-year-old boy, so concentration and focus for lengthy … Continue reading Nanowrimo Day 7
Six Sentence Sunday # 5 – Nano!!
Oops! Running a bit late for Six Sentence Sunday today! Today I thought I would show you the first six sentences of my Nano novel. It's a sequel to the novella I wrote in June for Camp Nano. A stabbing pain shot down both legs, and I collapsed back to the cold, damp sand. I … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday # 5 – Nano!!
Nanwrimo and the Young Writer’s Program, Day 2
Here is my son's writing from yesterday - and I don't know if you can see it, but at the bottom is reads: "hallo Nanowrimo, I love doing this!" How cute!!! 😀 Now, I doubt very much I'll get in to report on our progress every day, but while I'm able I thought I'd keep … Continue reading Nanwrimo and the Young Writer’s Program, Day 2
Nanowrimo and the Young Writer’s Program – Day 1
What a day! Spent the morning avoiding my story, because I still felt as though I was in editing mode and wanted to try and get out of that before I started. So I procrastinated by cleaning instead - you know the saying - a tidy house equals a tidy mind... or something along those … Continue reading Nanowrimo and the Young Writer’s Program – Day 1
Book Giveaway!! – Kate Morton “The Secret Keeper”
In a bucolic English summer at the end of the 1960s, a young girl witnesses a shocking crime. Fifty years later, she sets out to find out the truth, uncovering layers of mystery and deception. Moving from London during the Blitz to the present day, this is classic Kate Morton: a compulsively-readable, entrancing mystery … Continue reading Book Giveaway!! – Kate Morton “The Secret Keeper”
Counting down the minutes till Nano…
After a hectic week that had me fly over to the other side of the country for a funeral, I'm home again, just in time for Nano! My story this year is partly planned, a sequel to the novella I wrote during Camp Nano in June, a novella I have literally this minute submitted to … Continue reading Counting down the minutes till Nano…
20 Days to go….
It's almost that time again!! Time for what you ask? NANOWRIMO of course! I love it! I've been checking out the website today - there's the Nano Video which has that awesome soundbite at the beginning and end. Let me tell you - that sound is one of my favourite sounds ever. Whenever I hear … Continue reading 20 Days to go….
The Next Big Thing – Blog Hop
Wow! I've just been tagged in my very first blog hop!! Thanks so much to LaVerne Clark for tagging me! LaVerne writes Romance and has two brilliant e-books published. You can find more information about her and her books at her blog: http://www.laverneclark.blogspot.com.au/ There are blog hop rules: ****Give credit to the person/blog that tagged … Continue reading The Next Big Thing – Blog Hop
NanoWrimo 2012 – who’s with me?
The people at National Novel Writing Month have released the Nanowrimo 2012 website today!! Nanowrimo is brilliant, and this will be the third time this year I have participated - having joined in the June and August Camp Nano sessions. If you're thinking about Nano but not sure if you really want to commit to … Continue reading NanoWrimo 2012 – who’s with me?