Tag Archives: Camp Nanowrimo

How Not To Do Camp NaNoWriMo

Unfortunately, April’s Camp NaNoWriMo has not gone according to plan. The intention was to treat it like November and write a whole 50,000-word story: a sequel to my 2015 fantasy project, which was my second choice for last November’s effort. … Continue reading

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I Finished A Second Draft!

Twelve years of participating in National Novel Writing Month have left me with a sizeable collection of first drafts for novels. I’ve attempted to edit some of them before; a few of my Camp NaNoWriMo projects have involved full rewrites. … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo 2020: Going Better Than I Thought

I don’t have the best record when it comes to Camp NaNoWriMo. In recent years, I’ve been saving new projects for NaNoWriMo in November, and trying to use Camp to edit existing drafts. But I haven’t tended to get very … Continue reading

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Update: Camp NaNoWriMo and Harry Potter

A couple of things to talk about right now. Firstly, I am doing Camp NaNoWriMo for this month – though maybe ‘doing’ isn’t the right word, because it’s proving a hard job. My aim was to finish the story I … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo 2015: So How Did It Go?

As I’ve said previously, my chosen Camp NaNoWriMo project was to take real action on one of my New Year’s resolutions and do some proper editing on one of my novels – The Night Soldiers, a vampire action-adventure originally written for NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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Holiday book reviews – second edition

And now, here are some reviews of the books I read while I was away last month! Soft Target – Conrad Jones The book opens quite literally with a bang as a number of terrorist attacks are carried out or … Continue reading

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Holiday book reviews

It’s the end of July, and sadly, Camp Nanowrimo has been a failure this time round. Even with shaving my usual target in half as I knew I’d be away, I’ve only managed about half of it. It was a combination of losing … Continue reading

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The World Cup Last 16 – and Camp Nanowrimo

Feeling a little bad because in the past few days, I haven’t been watching as much of the football. Partly it’s the timing of the earlier games. Partly it’s because I have other things to do, so I’ve usually got … Continue reading

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