NaNoWriMo 2019 – Did I give up?

NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month An annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript between November 1 and November 30”  Technically yes, I haven't worked on my NaNo project in 3 consecutive days now and I've only reached around 20,000 words, but I'm okay … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019 – Did I give up?

NaNoWriMo 2019 – What’s the Point of all this?

NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month An annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript between November 1 and November 30”  Today at work I told my colleague that I was planning to get some writing done this afternoon, I told him that I was … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019 – What’s the Point of all this?

NaNoWriMo 2019 – One Week In

NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month An annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript between November 1 and November 30” We're now on day seven of NaNo19, and it's going okay? Okay-ish. I'm close to reaching the 9,000 word mark but this week I … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019 – One Week In

NaNoWriMo 2019 – Click Play to Begin

NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month "An annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript between November 1 and November 30" The last time I participated in NaNoWriMo was in my first year of 6th form I think I wrote something inspired heavily … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019 – Click Play to Begin

An Unstructured, Untitled, Unplanned Update

So, it's been a little while since I've been active here. I was sort of getting into posting regularly and I'd created some pieces I was really proud of (specifically my post about poetry, and my vegan food weekend). I had some good ideas for posts in the time I wasn't writing but no really … Continue reading An Unstructured, Untitled, Unplanned Update

New Year, New Me – A Few Steps at a Time

2019 has brought a lot of change and moments of reflections, deep soul searching and has given me chance to look out at the world and people around me and question where my place is. At the start of the year I decided to make a big change, and that was leaving my job with … Continue reading New Year, New Me – A Few Steps at a Time

The Dystopian Death of Mindfulness

This blog will include some spoilers for the books Fahrenheit 451 and Brave New World. Fahrenheit 451 and Brave New World are iconic works of dystopian fiction - I would actually go as far to say that they are iconic works of 20th Century literature full stop, regardless of genre. I recently read them back to back. I saw a great number of similarities … Continue reading The Dystopian Death of Mindfulness

Pageless Page-turners – My Experience So Far Reading on a Kindle

“Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators” – Stephen Fry I’ve been reading predominately on a Kindle now for about a month, although it has rather messed up my Instagram aesthetic it did mean the car wasn’t quite so full of books when I moved in to my new house for … Continue reading Pageless Page-turners – My Experience So Far Reading on a Kindle