March to May 2020 — A Writing Journey Update

Nicole J Simms/ June 7, 2020/ Blog/ 0 comments

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It’s June! (Gasps in horror) I can’t believe we are halfway through 2020. Where did the time go? The last three months have been a blur, thanks to Covid-19. Here in the UK, we are starting to ease out of lockdown, but these last three months have been challenging. Thankfully, my friends and family are still well, so I’m grateful

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Book Review: Save the Cat! Writes a Novel

Nicole J Simms/ April 12, 2020/ Blog/ 0 comments

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Last year I started watching writers on YouTube (AuthorTubers), and that’s when I discovered the Save the Cat! Writes a Novel book. Many of the AuthorTubers recommended the book to help with planning a novel, so I decided to buy the book to help me plan my next novel. Save the Cat! Writes a Novel is a novel-writing book that

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The End of NaNoWriMo 2019

Nicole J Simms/ December 6, 2019/ Blog/ 0 comments

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NaNoWriMo 2019 is over! Can you believe it? I know I can’t. It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was preparing to start writing my novella. And now it’s over. So, what happened during this year’s NaNo? In my ‘NaNoWriMo 2019 Goal’ post, I mentioned that I was going to do NaNo differently this year because I was still

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My NaNoWriMo 2019 Goal

Nicole J Simms/ October 9, 2019/ Blog/ 0 comments

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It’s October, and that means it’s nearly time for this year’s NaNoWriMo. And this year I plan to take part. For those of you who don’t know, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. The event takes place from 1st November to 30th November. And during this month, writers around the world aim to write 50,000 words of a novel.

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