Category Archives: Thriller

The End – NaNoWrimo

NaNoWriMo – THE END Another NaNoWriMo is over and like previous years, I don’t want to see my computer or open Scrivner for any reason if I don’t have to in the next couple of weeks. I finished my story … Continue reading

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Day 23 – NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo day TWENTY-THREE One week left. That’s it. One week of this crazy challenge and we have reached the end, hopefully with a rough draft of something we can work on for the future. This is also when the thoughts come … Continue reading

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Day 15 – NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo day FIFTEEN Today marks halfway through the challenge and somewhere around now the feeling of relief will come as you can see the finish line in the not so far distance and the numbers are closer to 50 000. However, … Continue reading

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Day 8 – NaNoWriMO

NaNoWriMo Day EIGHT The first week has passed and I have hit my mile stones so far. I know towards the end of the month, I need to be ahead of the official word count for the days when I’m away so … Continue reading

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Day One – NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo day ONE. I stayed up until midnight last night to start my novel right as the clock stroke midnight. It has become a tradition for me to start right at midnight. It is interesting to follow the forums on … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Plans

It is about a week until the start of the yearly NaNoWriMo challenge and I feel good. My mind is clear and focused, ready to make up stuff. This year my biggest obstacle is time. Sundays are usually my biggest writing … Continue reading

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World Book Day

Today is World Book Day, a celebration of books, authors, reading – three of my favourite things and this year they are celebrating 20 years of encouraging children to read. So many books written and read in this time. There … Continue reading

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Escaping your past

The first novel I finished and actually didn’t want to lock away in a drawer to never see the light of the day again was my thriller Escaping your past. I even felt it was good enough to be sent … Continue reading

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Building a setting

When I felt stuck in my latest story (Escaping your past), I decided to take a trip to Dover. This is where my book starts, where my main character Jacob Petran drives off the ferry in Dover harbour in a … Continue reading

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Editing and other stuff

It took me exact three months and a day to finish the latest edit of my thriller. No news from any agents yet. Thought I did get an encouraging (non-standard) reply from one. There are still some agents on my … Continue reading

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