Every November there is a big and very nerdy international event of significance only to writers: National Novel Writing Month. The basic idea is to write 50,000 words between 1-30 November. It's supposed to encourage people to stop procrastinating / agonising over every word and just write. Your 50,000 words don't have to be any good;… Continue reading National Novel Writing Month 2017: Permission to be terrible
A few people have asked why they can't read Book 1: The Lord of Stariel now if I’ve finished writing it. (As an aside, this enthusiasm is awesome. Thanks guys!) The answer is mostly because I'm writing a quartet and at the end of Book 4 it needs to look like I knew where I was heading all the way back in Book 1.
I had intended to finish the raw draft of Book 3 of The Iron Law before 31 March, all nice and neat and ready to start editing the entire trilogy* for Camp Nanowrimo on 1 April. As it turns out, I'm not quite done with Book 3, so Camp has become a combo of finish-book-3 and… Continue reading Camp Nanowrimo