Category Archives: writing

How I get through my edits

Even though I am enjoying the edits I’m focusing on this year, there are still days when I rather work on something new and shiny than going back to something I have seen so many times before. I solve this … Continue reading

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Aspirations – Mid year catch up

We are almost half way through the year already and it is time to look back at my aspirations for the year. To see how far I have come, how far I have to go and if I need to make … Continue reading

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Rewrite, rewrite, rewrite

I have decided to take my NaNoWriMo novel from last year and re-write the whole thing from scratch. I wasn’t happy during November when I wrote it, nor at the end of the month when I crept over the finish line. … Continue reading

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A-Z Theme Reveal

‘Den som väntar på något gott, väntar aldrig för länge’ If you are waiting for something good, you can never wait too long. The big theme reveal is here, and as the saying above says, you can never wait too … Continue reading

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A-Z 10th year anniversary

In April I am gearing up for another A-Z month, where you blog very day (except Sundays) for the month and visit other people’s blogs in the community. A-Z challenge is a good exercise in writing but it is just … Continue reading

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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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