IWSG Day! And Audrey Hepburn in Switzerland

Third installment of the villages in Vaud photos (scroll down for the first two installments).

Today's feature is the tiny hamlet of Tolochenaz, where Audrey Hepburn lived for 30 years!

Place Audrey Hepburn
With the lady
Looking up the road to...
...Audrey Hepburn's house
The front of the house
The road leading back to the square
The church where her funeral was held
View from the cemetery
Reading about Audrey Hepburn's life in the village

NaNoWriMo has started!

I'm drafting a new story, because that's the easiest to fit in with my current schedules. But I'm trying something new -- drafting directly onto the screen, instead of using pen and paper. It makes marginal notes and scribbles difficult, but will save me having to type it up later (I used to edit as I typed up a story but haven't had time for that lately, and typing without adding to the story or making changes becomes mere rote work).

Today is also Insecure Writer's Support Group Day!

Based on what I'm doing for NaNo, my tip for IWSG Day is to not be bound by rules if they don't fit your working style! Feel free to go outside the boundaries. Switch things up if patterns are becoming stale!

Are you writing for NaNo or outside of NaNo or mixing up a NaNo project with other projects?


Deborah Hawkins said…
She was such a classy lady. Love the pictures (and that little baby!).

I've often switched to writing with pencil and paper when I'm stuck on my laptop. I want to try to write without editing as I go (aaahhhh).
Hi Deniz .. she's a sweety - your littlie - actually so was Audrey! How wonderful you were able to look around 'her village' .. it looks delightful.

Oh how I agree ... only follow the rules if you must or it's practical to do so ... I just do my thing and my way usually ... I'll absorb the needs as I go ... well done you. Cheers and good luck with your ideas - Hilary
That's cool you got to visit all of those places.
Good luck with NaNo this year.
Crystal Collier said…
I love those pictures. So beautiful.

I don't NaNo, but I hope it's an epic one for you!
Denise Covey said…
Hi Deniz. I'm loving the way all the NaNo rebels are saying break the rules. I've usually done that after the first few years of being a stickler for the rules. This year I'm planning on drafting the next two books in my paranormal series.

Denise Covey November co-host IWSG
Stephen Tremp said…
Denize, very cool to visit famous celebrities final resting places. Jum Morrison in France is on my Bucket List.

Stephen Tremp
November 2015 IWSG Co-host
Fallon Brown said…
Nice pictures!
Good luck with NaNo!!
sage said…
Envious of your travels and your time for NaNo even if you are not playing by the rules. October-December is a crazy time for me and I have never tried NaNo.
Zan Marie said…
Lovely! And the pics are good, too. That darling of yours is the best thing in the pics, Deniz! <3
DMS said…
How cool! Thanks for taking us on a tour with you. :) I am not participating in NaNoWriMo- because things are too busy with my day job right now- but I hope maybe next year to try it for the first time. Good luck!
Nas said…
Love the photos...ah...adorable bubba! And loved the virtual tour!
Jack said…
Such a pretty place!!! I will have to add it to my list of places to see.

I am doing NaNo. I'm surprised I've been able to keep on track so far
Deniz Bevan said…
Thanks all!
Yep, I only managed to win NaNo by the skin of my teeth -- and 5,000 words of free form stream of consciousness to see how the story would end!

I'd like to visit Morrisson's grave, too. And the catacombs!
henry soogen said…
like your blog , nice https://www.facebook.com/AudreyHepburnMyIcon/

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