This is a special post to announce that I’ve got past the 50k words mark in my novel-in-progress, a novel I’ve been writing since the beginning of the year – yeah if it was NaNoWriMo I would already be past 50k well before – as those who have been following my posts this year know.
And I didn’t realise that my previous post was actually my 400th! A neat number 🙂 This is the 401st one.
Back to the novel I’m writing, it’s actually a project I’ve challenged myself to complete before going to university in July, and being on the 50k words line, I’m halfway through! Wasn’t sure if I should write ‘only’ or ‘already’ 😉 I just feel that the story will evolve till past 100k words!
It’s urban fantasy, an idea, complex and continuously expanding, which was planted into my brain since I was 13 but which only became a story in 2012 for Camp NaNoWriMo in August and which I’ve been writing and re-writing since, never coming up with a completed story. Until now. Now I feel ready to finish that 3rd attempted first draft of this novel! I’m determined 🙂
If any of you want to know what this obsessive novel-in-progress of mine is basically all about, you can check out this short story I made based on it, for the Create A World Writing Contest by The Dark Globe which I actually won: CLICK HERE!
Anyway, thinking of novels… I made a book haul recently on my YouTube channel! Here it is:
Tell me anything in the comments! About writing, reading… whatever! Let’s chat 🙂
An Evil Nymph.
I absolutely have to update you about my writing life!!! Yes at last!
While I was busy with exams and catching up with vlogging and blogging, especially the Weekly Photo Challenge, afterwards, I also had a lot going on with my pen and paper… well, mainly with my MS Word. And it’s only now that I finally pushed away my laziness to sit down and write a post about some serious business of mine: writing.
From the title of this post, you might have an idea of my writing projects. In fact, before my exams started I spent 2-3 consecutive days at writing a whole short film script. Like, non-stop. Except for sleep.
By the way some of you who liked my facebook page (An Evil Nymph) did see a status I posted at that time telling you about that little project. So, for you it’s not the big news yet 😉
Continue reading “From Script To Novel Writing…”
When I first saw this week’s theme, pattern, it reminded me of my art classes at school a few years back. We had to draw a specific pattern all over an A3 size paper like the wrapping paper style… I didn’t really like it at that time.
Anyway, here’s my take for the challenge, a pattern that appeals much to me:
Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern”
I know I usually do weekly photo challenges on Wednesdays, but a lot happened this weekend, and I’ve also being very active on Instagram. And this week’s photo challenge is ‘A Day in My Life‘!
I’m mainly going to concentrate on how I spent my Sunday, although you still deserve some explanations over Saturday and Monday:
On Saturday, we, Mauritians, have been victims of a never-seen-and-witnessed torrential rain situation. Unexpected floods, unpredicted (or compelled to silence) by the media, despite all the technologies we possess, which caused deaths and panic… My mother and I were far from our home, in a shopping mall, and we were so taken aback when we went out and saw that water was all over the pavements and roads… it came up to our ankles!
And I had to buy art supplies.
Anyway, I’m still alive! If you want to know more about this, my best friend just wrote a blog post about it here: Mauritius These Days…
So when I woke up on Sunday, it didn’t feel like Easter. Nevertheless, I ate chocolate bunnies! 🙂 Thus, here’s the first photo for the Daily post challenge:
Lindt!!! ♥ Yumyumyum…
Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: A Day In The Life Of An Artist!”
Narrow-mindedness kills, you know?
It prosecutes, with no mercy. It spreads fear and sadness. It divides.
My father once told me not to write controversial, unconventional stories or ‘blasphemous’ ones. I read between the lines: people will judge and condemn – their narrow-mindedness will crush me down.
So I tried. To do as he had said.
But I couldn’t.
Continue reading “I Hope You Are Not Narrow-Minded”
I am not the type of person who every year makes a list of resolutions. But there are things that I keep in mind, things that I wish for, things that I want to happen during the year.
These are my goals of the year.
Continue reading “My 2013 Goals!”
Hey, it’s 12.12.12!!! 🙂 Make a wish… or not.
Anyway, all right, ‘The Next Big Thing’ is in fact a sort of blog hop post, in which I’ll have to answer questions and then choose other bloggers to answer them as well… Sort of an award 😉
So thanks to Chelsea Brown19 for nominating me!
The questions are basically for already published writers or aspiring ones – me being the latter – and here they are:
Continue reading “Here’s… The Next Big Thing!”