Okay, so I know I’ve been promising this ‘mystery post’ for quite a while now… and I’m sorry to have to tell you that actually, this isn’t it. I thought I’d manage to get it finished for this month, but sadly, that isn’t the case. However, it’s worked out quite well because there’s something else … Continue reading Camp Polyglot NaNoWriMo
Well. It’s been a hell of a month. A hell of a month as part of a hell of a year. I had a lot of goals for this month, and… well, it’ll probably be no surprise to most of you that I was less than successful. I think there were mitigating circumstances, but even … Continue reading A month and a half
Well, it's finally here. The first of November. The day we've all been waiting for - the first day of Polyglot NaNoWriMo. First of all, I just want to say how absolutely blown away I've been by the amount of support and enthusiasm I've seen on both Twitter and Instagram about this challenge - for … Continue reading NaNoWriMo, here we go again
So, today is the first day of December. That means that Polyglot NaNoWriMo is over for another year, and I suppose you’re wondering how and what I ended up doing. Well, I toyed with the idea of trying to teach myself French through the medium of writing… but in the end, I figured it would … Continue reading A Swing and a Miss
The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things! Of shoes, of ships, of sealing wax - of cabbages and kings! ...sorry, I'm not sure what happened there. Nevertheless, it’s time for Polyglot NaNoWriMo! This is something of a placeholder post because pretty much all of my writing energy for this month … Continue reading Let’s Go, NaNoWriMo!
Hello friends! I wanted to do something a little bit different this month. Instead of a retrospective look back on what's been going on, I'd like to turn that on its head and look forwards to what's coming up over the next couple of months. Most of you who are active in the language learner … Continue reading Eyes front, soldier!
Well, here we are again. It's December, which means that NaNoWriMo 2018 has drawn to a close. As many of you will already know, I was participating in a somewhat modified version - Polyglot NaNoWriMo, in which a participant writes 200 words in a language that isn't their mother tongue every day, every day in … Continue reading The NaNoWriMo Blues
A few months ago, I started regaling you all with the story of my journey into Conlanging. I'm by no means an expert in this field, as I'm sure you're aware - but I've been reading a little more and watching YouTube videos about the subject and that gave me the kick I need to … Continue reading Journey to the past: my journey into conlanging, part 2
There's an event that takes place every year in November called NaNoWriMo, which stands for National Novel Writing Month. The idea is that you write around 1600 words every single day for a month, without editing as you go. If you manage to do that, you end up with 50,000 words of a novel. Sure, … Continue reading Polyglot NaNoWriMo