How to make an inspiring NaNoWriMo Survival Kit

I don’t even get on a train without a survival kit of books, music, food, magazines, stationery and enough television downloaded to keep me going for all eventualities! So what on earth was I thinking last year when I embarked on thirty days of NaNoWriMo without a survival kit?! With Cozy Creative Blog as my guide, I set out to create the perfect collection of goodies to see me through NaNoWriMo 2017. Here is my list of essentials.…

5 ways to prepare for a winning NaNoWriMo

Someone recently asked me what you win if you complete NaNoWriMo, the worldwide event where you try to write 50000 words in the month of November. I told them I was sent a little video of people on a climbing frame and they looked confused. Why would anyone put themselves through 30 days of writing over 1600 words to win a video of a climbing frame? It’s a good question and we shall come to the answer…

OmmWriter: Beautiful writing software

There is lots of writing software available. However,  you’d be hard pressed to find a more beautiful, distraction-free writing environment than OmmWriter. The video below is from 2009 and so things have changed a little, including the music. A new version called Gaia (2017) has also been released. This has brought in new backgrounds, sounds, fonts and new export formats. However, the basic product is the same and it is a wonderful world in which to write. The key feature that…