Month: November 2012

Fifty things worse than a rejection

Hey everyone! How is the week treating you? I’m in a chaotic and stressful week: it’s the last week of the NaNoWriMo challenge, and I’m about to win it this year… Very exciting, but also slightly terrifying to think I’ll have written 50,000 words for a novel! Anyway, I was having a conversation with one of my best friends on whatsapp earlier, and we talked about approaching people we find attractive, and how difficult it is… Some of you that know me personally will realise this is a topic I’m focused on these days!

Brief novel extract

Hello everyone! How are you? I’ve decided to post a brief extract from the novel I’m trying to write for NaNoWriMo. I’m already on c. 17,700 words, which means I’m awfully delayed (I should have written c.30,000 by now) but I still haven’t lost hope, especially since today I wrote more than 5,000! It’s very short, and it’s a draft, as it hasn’t been edited at all, so expects mistakes of any kind. I know I should try to edit it as I’m publishing it here, but in true NaNo style, I refuse to edit anything in November! So hey, if you happen to read this, and would like to give me your opinion, please, comment below! Your thoughts would be much appreciated. I hope you enjoy it! Emily glanced at the clock. It was almost time. It was unnerving how slow time was passing. Tick-tock. Tick-tock. The noise seemed to get louder and louder, and she could feel a cold sweat on her brow. She wiped it away with the back of her hand, …