This post is based on articles from The Toast and the idea proposed in this tweet. How to tell if you're in an Inka York novel ... If you throw an amulet, it will land around the neck of a queer person. You are a twin. You are related to at least one archangel, probably... Continue Reading →
I’m not ready for Camp NaNoWriMo, but I’m going for it anyway. I’ve given myself a target of 30K again, but I doubt I’ll stick to one project. I’ve been wavering for weeks and I’m no closer to a decision, even though I wrote 4K words of notes today. These are the projects I'll be... Continue Reading →
I've never taken part in one of these before, but it's my birthday and I'm drunk. Frankly, everything looks a little twisted. This photo shows the columns by the main entrance of the Natural History Museum in London. Twisted
I did actually win NaNoWriMo last November, I'm just slack-fingered when it comes to telling you about it. I finished at 76,009 words, but it's been pruned back since then because I got all organic and wrote a heap of trash. It's about a bunch of Vegas runaways who steal a sentient campervan and a... Continue Reading →
I'm off to a fine start on day 2, and it's not over yet. I'll upload an excerpt in a few days. Good luck to everyone out there who's giving it a go this year.
When I started the not the same river project, there were no websites to help me find interesting names. There was no internet at all. It was the year Eastenders arrived on the telly. The year Roger Moore stopped pretending to be James Bond. The year the wreck of the Titanic was found. The... Continue Reading →
Some old photos from my corner of Kent. Chatham Riverside. Taken on Vivitar Ultra Wide & Slim film camera. Welcome to Chatham Magpies on Rochester Castle walls Shopping ghosts Tap N Tin. Chatham.
Today is the third anniversary of a very special beginning. It was the first time I’d taken part in a NaNo event. More importantly, I wrote the first words of a writing project that had been brewing for thirty years. That first book evolved into more. A second, a third. Definitely no more than four.... Continue Reading →