Tag Archives: BiK

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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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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Here I am today!

Day 6 of my 28 day writing challenge and I did my daily writing stint in the staff room at one of the schools I coach at. There is a short period when my classes are done and the others haven’t … Continue reading

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Xtra! xtra! read all about it!

Earlier in the month I finally sent off my WIP to some of my Beta readers and it has come back mostly positive. This is a story that I have been uhming and ahing for a long time what to … Continue reading

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Determined to finish this year

I’m back. After a prolonged Christmas break I am getting back into my writing schedule again. Being me, who loves a good plan, I decided on my 2016 writing plans in December. Feeling nicely organised over the Christmas period. However, … Continue reading

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Editing and free writing

I am at the exciting time of editing my historical novel I am writing in Swedish. Exciting for two reasons. I haven’t touched this manuscript for almost three months, so I am approaching this with fresh eyes, which turn out … Continue reading

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New Year’s Plans

With my sister visiting during the first week of the new year, I haven’t had any time until now to sit down and make my writing plans for the year. I always try to make plans rather than resolutions. Somehow I find … Continue reading

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I am back!

Well I have been back for about a week, but I have been busy. Sadly not busy writing. I didn’t get as much reading done as I had hoped on my holiday, but I managed to finish my library book … Continue reading

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Bank holiday Monday

Bank holiday in the UK, is a day when I don’t have to do my day job, but gets an extra day to write. By the end of it, there hopefully will be some daylight left to enjoy the last … Continue reading

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Historical Research

I’ve spent much of the month wandering in soldiers’ boots, weaving in and out of the Eastern or Russian Front of the Second World War. Some accounts are poetic among the horrific (A stranger to myself by Willy Peter Reese) … Continue reading

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