NaNoWriMo Week Two.

Week two of NaNoWriMo is now over, the halfway point is passed. So, how has it been so far? Honestly, I think I have to say my main conclusion is that the amount of writing involved in NaNoWriMo is way beyond what I can do. Back when I worked in an office job I could... Continue Reading →


The Superheadz Plamodel DIY 35mm camera quick review. . .

Oh My God! What a load of rubbish. Cheap plastic parts that do not go together properly, parts that break if you fit them as directed, a casing that snaps if you try to put it together. Before you say it - yes, I have built camera kits before. The Lomography Konstuktor and the Recesky... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo – Day Two.

Looked at what I'd written yesterday. Realised I'd started a novel about Britain in the years after Roman rule ended. Realised I didn't even understand the timeline in what I discovered is termed 'Sub-Roman Britain'. Did some research. Discovered that no one understands the timeline in Sub-Roman Britain. Did more research. Discovered that trying to... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo – Day One.

474 words. Yes, well below the 1,667 daily target but I am going to try and catch up tomorrow. However, it is a small success just by being more than zero. It is a start, a small one but a start. The main problem? Probably deciding to start a novel about the fall of Roman... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo – Day Zero.

So, NaNoWriMo starts tomorrow. My account is set up (as archerctb) and I have finally, with a few hours to spare, picked what to write. Under the temporary title of The Fall I have decided to go with a historical about Ambrosius Aurelianus, considered to be one of the last defenders of Roman civilisation in... Continue Reading →

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