Not completing is not failing. NaNoWriMo is a challenge. You compete only against yourself. If you compete, then you win. Even if you don’t complete the challenge, you are not failing. There is no big prize for any winner, no publishing contract, no offer of professional editing, no accolades. There is only a certificate that … Continue reading Not completing is not failing.
I’m writing again. My writing journey began in 2005, when I first discovered the NaNoWriMo challenge. I took part, and completed the challenge for 8 years, and then I decided to take a break. That turned out to be a break from writing completely. I did finish a couple of projects, moved house, life changed, … Continue reading Writing again.
Hemp and Lemongrass Soap. I made a small batch today, of my all time favourite, hemp and lemongrass soap. I find the hemp oil helps with the drying effect soap can have on my skin, it moisturises a little leaving the lather soft and easy on sensitive skin. Lemongrass is softer, sweeter, than lemon oil, … Continue reading Hemp and lemongrass soap
Nanowrimo has been part of my writing journey since 2005, and I completed the challenge several years in a row before life got in the way and I took an extended break from the whole thing for a few years. The Portal series was pretty much written as part of, or as a result of, … Continue reading Let the novel begin…
Fitting this in around other stuff going on isn’t always easy, and I am aware that sometimes the website suffers as a result. But I hope there are still a few of you who wander in to see what I’m up to from time to time. This week I have been sorting, packaging, cataloguing, and … Continue reading All new greeting cards