It’s the second Wednesday of Camp NaNoWriMo which means it’s weekly accountability report time! What do you reckon, have I hit my targets? (spoiler: nope) Let’s see what happened… Continue reading “Week two report – Camp NaNoWriMo April 2017”
Here’s the first of my weekly accountability reports for Camp NaNoWriMo’s April edition. At the end of the month I have to end my virtual retreat a little early to go actual camping. Reporting on Wednesdays means I’ll do report four before I leave, no excuses! So let’s take a look at how I did. Continue reading “Week one report – Camp NaNoWriMo April 2017”
This was my first ever YouTube video and the audio is a bit low on it, something I’ve fixed in my newer videos. If you’re not a video person, you can read the transcript below. There’s also (non-auto) captions.
Happy April! It’s the first of the month so I’m here in Internetland attending Camp NaNoWriMo. After spending the last month prepping it feels great to finally be here and ready to start writing the first draft of my urban fantasy novel!
Yes, it’s a virtual writing retreat. Yes, I’m roleplaying a little bit. Yes, I’m a nerd. Woo! Continue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo 2017 begins”
Yesterday I covered the fiction I read in March so here’s the non-fiction. This month I was prepping for April’s Camp NaNoWriMo so my non-fiction reading was mostly about writing or mythology. I’ve included a re-read list at the bottom since there was a bit of that this month. Continue reading “What I read in this month – March 2017 part 2”
I finally got back into a regular reading habit this month so I hope I can maintain it through April during Camp NaNoWriMo. Whilst my reading speed still feels very slow compared to how it used to be, I am getting faster. If that upwards trend continues I’ll be happy even if it’s still slower than I’d like.
This month I finished 3 fiction and 4 non-fiction ebooks, and 1 fiction audio book. I reread 5 non-fiction ebooks and could not finish 1 fiction ebook. Check out the non-fiction in Part 2.
Two years ago I was spending every evening logged into World of Warcraft, joining a team of 19 others at least two nights a week to do end-game content. On the other days I was socialising, making in-game gold, getting gear upgrades, and so on. Continue reading “On giving up gaming for writing”