Category: writing

How to win at NaNoWriMo

    What exactly is NaNoWriMo? During November many people have only one thing on their mind – winning NaNoWriMo and ending the month having written a novel. Becoming a fully fledged novelist. The name is short for National Novel Writing Month but it…

Bloody Scotland

Bloody Scotland 2018

You know when you just have those ‘argh’ times? You’re up to your eyeballs in ‘stuff’. Not work stuff, just ‘stuff’. Yup. That’s been me for the last couple of weeks. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had work stuff too, but the ‘stuff’ stuff…

Patience is a virtue

small but perfectly formed business

    I’ve two apple trees in my garden. I’m crap at gardening. But finally after years of perseverance and patience, this year I have one tree laden with fruit. Edible fruit. Yaay me.   Some businesses are like my apple trees. They start…