Category: NANOWRIMO 2019

  • NaNoWriMo: day 25 November 51 037

  • NaNoWriMo: Day 21 and 40 000+ words

    Update since day thirteen Day 14 November Work and teaching: First teaching job Brakpan + Hennops River 1513 words Total 26 911 words Day 15 November Teaching Potgietersrus 1758 Total 28 666 words Day 16 November Teaching Secunda 1525 Total 30 191 words Day 17 November Teaching Potgietersrus 1818 Total 32 009 words Day 18 […]


  • NaNoWriMo: Halfway 25 395 words, yeah!

    Day eleven: November 11; 2017 words Still on people I met and befriended in Potgietersrus. Day twelve: November 12: 1706 words Changes in South Africa after democratic elections. Newspaper clippings Day thirteen: November 13: 1876 words Concerts during my teaching career. Working in libraries as librarians. Total word count for thirteen days: I DID IT: […]

  • NaNoWriMo Nov 7 – 10. 19801 words

    Day 7: 1786 words Scrap booking in my life Day 8 1548 words More ideas on my crafts Vehicles I owned Day 9 1131 words Visit to Masterton NZ and a few hours with Bea. Day 10 2011 words People/friends I met/had in SA . As soon as I started writing and thinking about people […]

  • NaNoWriMo: Nov 6 Europe and South American holidays

    November 6 : 4611 words Total words for 6 days: 13325 I enjoyed writing about my holidays in South America (1971/72) Europe holiday also had lots of excitement when we were caught and held up in Athens during the “war”between Greece / Turkey and Cyprus.  On 15 July 1974, a coup d’état was staged by Greek Cypriot nationalists[20][21] and […]

  • NaNoWriMo: Nov 5 Trips and holidays in South Africa.

    Day 4 (November 4) 831 words Day 5 (November 5) 1529 words Gives me 8 714 words over 5 days. I started writing about my holidays and trips in South Africa which included: Historical school trip along the Voortrekker routes in Natal. Cape Town visits 3 times Namibië Twice to Zimbabwe I still have a […]

  • NaNoWriMo: Day 3. Animal behaviour.

    November 3: Day three 2733 words Gives a total of 6354 words of the 50 000 words This time I completed my animal adventures by explaining becoming an animal behaviourist. My interest is dogs and how they react on human interference in their way of living as domestic animals.

  • NANOWRIMO: Day two Animals

    November 2: 1959 words Gives me 3621 words for two days. I wrote about Animals in my life. Milk Goats Dogs : Alaskan Malamutes, Miniature Schnauzers, Boerboel. Tomorrow I’m going on with Animals and tell about qualifying as an animal behaviourist.

  • NANOWRIMO: First day update.

    November 1, I wrote 1662, pew I did it! I wrote about me baby sitting Bea my nearly three year old grand daughter.

  • NANOWRIMO 2019

    Once you’ve input your title and synopsis, you can view the front and back of your burgeoning novel by flipping the cover! Second, get ready to update your word count! Your word-count updater for National Novel Writing Month will appear when November 1 rolls around in your time zone (double check that setting here)! Prepare to […]

  • NANOWRIMO 2019 starts November 1

    Are you going to join me next month and see if we can finish 50 000 words during the 30 days of November? I am going to write in Afrikaans and all about my years from my study years up to the last year in South Africa. That would be a stretch from 1965 up […]