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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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NaNoWriMo research

It’s the end of September and a little over a month until the next NaNoWriMo kicks off. First I had planned to write a sequel to a historical novel I have been working on and I spent much time on researching … Continue reading

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Planner all the way

I like to be organised and have a solid plan, as I mentioned last time I often look forward to the planning more than the thing itself. So looking ahead for the autumn and my writing goals, I have NaNoWriMo coming up … Continue reading

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Ready – set – go!

I’m back at school in a few days. The summer holidays have been lovely, I worked on some of my writing projects, did some London touristy things and even had a quick getaway back to Sweden for my sister-in-law’s birthday. … Continue reading

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Synopsis and new projects

Have you ever had the feeling when you read through your synopsis and in the back of your mind, playing on repeat is a much more interesting story? Is this the time you should ditch your first attempt and go … Continue reading

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Experimental writing – Help! I can’t do it!

I always experiment with my writing. Despite writing for so many years, I still try to find ways to make it better, brighter, funnier, more clever etc. I also try to make the process smoother. I try different ways of … Continue reading

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When I feel frustrated

One of the things I wanted to work on this year was to try harder to find solutions to writing issues instead of simply giving up or skipping a particularly difficult passage. Even though I have tried, sometimes it can get … Continue reading

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