NaNoWriMo: Day Three

As incentive, my reward for reaching 10,000 words will be to make a batch of savoury muffins and enjoy with much butter. I am not at 10,000 words, but one day I will be and we will all rejoice for the savoury muffin fest. In terms of the writing itself, I think I have direction. … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Day Three

NaNoWriMo: Day One

WHY DON’T I HAVE A PLAN. It’s day one of NaNoWriMo and I don’t have anything to write. This is why people take Preptober so seriously. On one hand I knew this would happen. I didn’t have a specific direction and didn’t want to force a novel that wasn’t ready to be written. On the … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Day One

More Words

I like flicking through my old journals. Not to read or dwell on anything, but because they’re so full of words. The pages are overflowing with my thoughts, and I find that fascinating. I also really want to know what ten words I use the most, and would those ten words vary between journals? (This … Continue reading More Words

NaNoWriMo: Preptober

This afternoon I was swooped by a magpie and if that’s not a welcome to an Australian spring I don’t know what is. It’s Preptober, where thousands of people around the world scramble to get their outlines ready for November: NaNoWriMo. Pens are scribbling, keys tapping, writing vlogs are sought after (ah, the wonders of … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Preptober

One Step

My creativity is officially out in the world. Well, I suppose it’s been out in the world for a while in the form of this blog - blog aside, I have been published and received the zine today. The company sent me a copy of the zine for free, and there my poem is; page … Continue reading One Step

Write, Now

It’s time to get back into it. In my mind, blogging is reaching a brick wall and wanting to get to the other side. Most of the time I can climb over the top, scaling the heights easily, no resistance. Words build up and fall down and quite suddenly the brick wall is behind me. … Continue reading Write, Now

A Poem a Day

Yesterday someone told me they were impressed by my notebook collection. Impressed further still when I told them they were all filled save for the one I currently use. I journal nearly everyday. Not just ‘this is what happened today’, but reflections and thoughts and emotions and prayers and poems and short stories and ideas … Continue reading A Poem a Day