**Exciting News**

Change is coming... I'm really excited to share with you guys that on Monday 1st May, I'll be launching my revamped, sparkly, professional looking author website. Rest assured, you'll still be able to see my posts in the WordPress reader but the focus will change from my rather relaxed, casual blogging site to a more … Continue reading **Exciting News**

~ Manuscript Monday ~

While I was procrastinating on Youtube on Saturday afternoon instead of working on my rewrites for Queen of Hearts, I came across a newish segment where authors talk about their manuscript - what it's about, where they're at. I think it's such a good idea! I love hearing about other writers' works in progress and processes. I … Continue reading ~ Manuscript Monday ~

NaNoWriMo Announcement!

With NaNoWriMo now just around the corner, I've decided to announce the piece I'll be working on this November. *drumroll please* Soldier ◊ Sorcerer ◊ Healer ◊ King The once powerful empire of Erelda has been plagued by drought, famine, highwaymen and poor leadership for decades when the Sacred Flame finally Names the successors to the four empty thrones. Some believe … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Announcement!

Camp NaNoWriMo – A Review

So in the lead up to NaNoWriMo, I thought I’d share again with you my thoughts on Camp NaNoWriMo. Don’t let the names fool you – these are two vastly different creatures.

R.E. Navan

So, I took part in Camp NaNoWriMo this year, and boy is it a different beast to normal NaNoWriMo. If the November session is a huge street party of creativity, the Carnevale of writing, Camp NaNoWriMo truly is a camp. That one you went on when you were like thirteen, stuck in the woods or up a mountain with a group of the least talkative people. You know those ones who refuse to participate in the activities and sit in the corner on their phones/game consoles?

I’m certain that if you have people you can share your cabin with, it would be an awesome, supportive, inspiring experience. Unfortunately, that was not my lot this year. Maybe next year. Who knows?

That said, there were some amazing parts of Camp NaNoWriMo:

  • the ability to define your own goal
  • the thrill of seeing the word count rise
  • the race against the trajectory…

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