I can tell I’ve spent too long writing when…

  • My back has been sore for an entire week
  • I have had a numb bum almost constantly for the last three days
  • My hands are killing from so much typing
  • My legs are stiff and in constant need to stretching
  • I can’t seem to go longer than two hours without a cup of tea now

I’ve come to the conclusion that I’ve been spending far too long at my laptop lately and I love taking five minutes to lay down and stretch out all my muscles which my physios recommend that I do anyway to help with the muscle tightness that I get as a result of my Cerebral Palsy.

Thankfully, Camp NANOWRIMO is almost over. I set myself the goal of writing 60,000 words in the 30 days of April. My current word count is 39,641 so I’m not sure I’ll make it but it’s possible I guess.

The busy month ahead

April is already shaping up to be a busy month here in Nicland.

This month View From a Walking Frame will turn two! I can hardly believe it, so I’m trying to plan something to mark the occasion, watch this space!

I’m also taking part in Camp NANOWRIMO this month, which is by the same people behind National Novel Writing Month in November. In November participants try and writing 50,000 words of a novel in 3o days. During Camp, you set your own writing goal, and over the course of the next 30 days I plan on trying to write 60,000 words. Wish me luck, I might just need it.

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