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A year of Edits

This year I don’t plan to write any new novels. I have three manuscripts that are in different stages of editing where I want to complete the next step. Coincidentally all three of them are old NaNoWriMo novels, which means they … Continue reading

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Further reflections on January

Last week I was a pouring out of my frustration with not getting enough done and always feel stressed about not doing enough, through the whole of January. Since then I took some time to reflect about the month and … Continue reading

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Rough start to the year

January was rough. It felt like everything that could go wrong or mess up did. I never found a rhythm at work and things kept piling up. It was one of those months when you  wished you could add a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Aspiration

This post comes a bit later in the day than usual, it has been one crazy start to the new year. Therefore it feels extra calming and relaxing to sit down and take the time to finalise my aspirations for … Continue reading

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New Year – New Me

Happy New Year Everyone Last year I was writing my FIRSTS on the 1st of every month. This year I will make lists at the end of the month, corresponding to the number of days in the month. Look out for … Continue reading

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TBT – 2018 Goals

At the end of the year, I like to look back at the goals (aspirations) I set in the beginning of the year and also any changes I have made to them over the year and additions I have made. Throughout the … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – END

It was a challenging year for NaNoWriMo. I liked the premises of my novel and I was excited to finally get to write the second installment of my historical novel. However, I knew setting off that I hadn’t done enough … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Last Week

Last week. One week left. We’re in the home run, it is time for the final sprint. I can see the finish line. And about 300 other cliches that I can think of. But this is how I feel every … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Halfway Mark

Tomorrow is the half way mark to my NaNoWriMo adventure this year. From here on it is close to the home run. During NaNoWriMo I spend much time in coffee shops and at the library to make sure I sit somewhere … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – First Week

First week is over. Seven days of writing. I have found some problem with my novel. Mostly it is about language. As you might know, after much deliberation, I decided to write a sequel to my historical novel I wrote several … Continue reading

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