NaNoWriMo 2017: Day 1 Journal

Today’s soundtrack: music on (Dead Letter Circus – This is the Warning; Wintersun – The Forest Seasons), music off, music on, and off again. Silence. The sound of rain and birdsong outside. Current word count: 0/50,000 words. November 1, 2017 has arrived here in Melbourne, Australia, awash with grey skies and steady rain. The birds … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017: Day 1 Journal

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October Update: Recovering from the ‘flu, NaNoWriMo and books

It’s a fine spring day here in south-east Melbourne, Australia. There is an intense bite to the sunshine as it wavers through the thick clouds and pallid sky, and a damp, chilly breeze gusts up at frequent intervals. I can’t decide if I’m feeling too hot or too cold as I type at my outdoor … Continue reading October Update: Recovering from the ‘flu, NaNoWriMo and books