NaNoWriMo is coming!

NaNoWriMo is coming!

For anyone who doesn’t know, NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month, although it might as well be International Novel Writing Month now, as people all over the world participate. The aim is to write 50,000 words of a novel in the month of November. It’s...
How to write on trains

How to write on trains

I don’t usually write poetry, but this came to me after trying to write on a train on a particularly bumpy trip, when all I had was a notepad and pen. Hope you enjoy . I have my notebook at the ready. Now, if only the ride could be steady My work would be on one...
A ratty’s tail

A ratty’s tail

Guess I’m going for controversial today. I know, beyond a doubt, several of you will look at this post, and think, “Rats? Yuck! Keep them well away from me – about a universe will do.” Fair enough. I have the same reaction to spiders. However,...
Things that help me write

Things that help me write

A pen (always useful to have some form of writing implement) A notepad (or a computer of some kind, but notepads are trusty standards and don’t require power for me to write) A large chunk of undisturbed time (I write best when I have time to get into the story)...