How NanoWrimo is changing my writing

Posted on Wed 08 November 2017 in Journal • Tagged with writing, genre, Weaver of Dreams, First Byte, Nanowrimo • 4 min read

With Nanowrimo 2017 shaping up to be as a success, I'm forced to ask some serious questions of my self as a self-styled writer of fantasy struggling with the tropes of the genre.


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Shelving Weaver for Nanowrimo

Posted on Wed 25 October 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, Nanowrimo, First Byte, writing, Scrivener, Ulysses • 3 min read

I temporarily shelve my novel, Weaver of Dreams, so I can concentrate on my project for Nanowrimo 2017


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Nanowrimo 2017

Posted on Tue 03 October 2017 in News • Tagged with Nanowrimo, Canva, First Byte, Weaver of Dreams, Ulysses • 2 min read

I reveal my Nanowrimo 2017 project and get an unexpected second bite at Ulysses.


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Weaver marathon no-more

Posted on Wed 06 September 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, writing, Nanowrimo, blogging • 3 min read

I fall short of my self-imposed word-count and deadline for finishing Weaver of Dreams but decide I rather enjoy journalling my writing.


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Day one - Weaver Marathon

Posted on Tue 01 August 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, Scrivener, Nanowrimo • 3 min read

I kick off my 31-day marathon to finish Weaver of Dreams and commit to journal my progress.


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My personal Nanowrimo event

Posted on Mon 31 July 2017 in News • Tagged with writing, Weaver of Dreams, Nanowrimo • 2 min read

Can I make one final push to finish the draft? Join me as I embark on a one-month marathon to write the last 50 thousand words.


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April update

Posted on Sat 29 April 2017 in News • Tagged with Scribophile, nanowrimo, camp nanowrimo • 1 min read

I fail at Camp Nanowrimo, but worked out something tricky and joined another social media platform


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Camp Nanowrimo 2017

Posted on Fri 31 March 2017 in News • Tagged with nanowrimo, process, burn out • 1 min read

I've decided to try my hand at Camp Nanowrimo again this year. I tried last year but just didn't feel motivated enough; after doing Nanowrimo in 2015 I lost a lot of steam and had a lot on my plate in the early half of 2016.

I think this year …


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Updating your Nanowrimo Wordcount with Python

Posted on Wed 16 November 2016 in Tutorials • Tagged with writing, Python, Nanowrimo, development • 2 min read

I nerd-out and show you how to update your Nanowrimo world count using the API and Python


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Using Collections for Scrivener Word Counts

Posted on Fri 11 November 2016 in Tutorials • Tagged with scrivener, nanowrimo, tips, productivity • 2 min read

I show you how to use collections and metadata tags to get your Nanowrimo word count in a Scrivener Project


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