Day: November 12, 2014

Webucator Interview: An Ode to Novel Writers

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Another interesting perspective on why we writers torture ourselves from Justin Lau.

Writings of a Vagabond at Peace


It’s NaNoWriMo, aka National Novel Writing Month, in which the goal is to write a 50,000 word novel in the month of November! Which I’m not participating in this year, for various reasons, namely university. In fact, my last attempt was 2009 which resulted in a failure (I reached about 10,000 words). But I have successfully completed it twice, back in 2005 and 2006.

Webucator LogoBut why, do you ask, am I talking about NaNoWriMo when I’m not involved in it this year? Well, Webucator, a national training company, is also aware of NaNoWriMo and sent me an email with several questions regarding the fiction writing process, particularly for novels, which I’ll be answering in this post. They’ve already asked several authors the same questions to gather various perspectives on novel writing, including two of their trainers-cum-published authors: Janie Sullivan and Roger Sakowski.

I feel honoured to be…

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