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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Mobile Writing

Posted on Wed 02 November 2016 in Articles • Tagged with productivity, mobile, gear, scrivener, nanowrimo • 3 min read

I wax technological about portable writing setups past and present.


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NanoWriMo 2015

Posted on Sun 15 November 2015 in News • Tagged with writing, nanowrimo, Weaver of Dreams, fantasy • 1 min read

I've decided to do NanoWriMo again this year, it will be my fifth time since 2008. This year I'm bending the rules and am using this month as a chance to write all the new scenes in my redraft of Weaver of Dreams.

Posting this as of Day 10, and …


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50k words in 21 days

Posted on Sat 22 November 2014 in News • Tagged with Nanowrimo, The Florentine Conspiracy, writing, historical fiction] • 1 min read

Haven't written that much and that quickly in a long time. This year's Nano has been a lot of fun!


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NaNoWriMo One Week Update

Posted on Sat 08 November 2014 in News • Tagged with nanowrimo, writing, historical fiction, fantasy • 2 min read

It's a week into NaNoWriMo and I've written just over 30 thousand words. That's insane; I don't think I've written at that sort of rate since I was a teenager. It's taught me two things: firstly, despite being anal about formal planning I am more productive when I don't and …


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