Oh, you work from home? How lovely! You must work in your pyjamas, get to have your hair done in the middle of the day AND have time to cook tea. SO jealous! Ha! When I worked in an office full-time, I was one of those people who turned misty-eyed at the thought of spending the day in my PJ’s, tapping away at my laptop while sipping freshly brewed coffee. After being made redundant while pregnant with George, the opportunity arose to do the work from home thing and make a go of my freelance copywriting career. It was a now or never moment. I was actually really excited that…
National Novel Writing Month is due to kick off again in November, when all budding novelists aim to write a 50,000 word book in 31 days. Completing NaNoWriMo is tough, with the daily battle against eye strain, self discipline and the dreaded word count. It can be hard to find the time to write even without distractions; however when you are a parent then NaNoWriMo may feel like a game you just aren’t going to win. Whether you are wanting to write a book or sneak a bit of writing into your day, then here are some tips to help you find the time and keep the creative juices flowing.