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It is less than a month left for my biggest writing challenge of the year, NaNoWriMo (Yes I know I’m going on about it). I am right in the middle of Preptober. Simply this mean I am doing everything I can … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo thoughts on research

This NaNoWriMo I had planned to do a sequel to my (unpublished) historical world war II novel. However a historical novel requires some (sometimes a lot) research. As I mentioned before I did not get as much writing and research done this … Continue reading

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I didn’t do as much writing this summer as I would have liked to, because once I got the time off, I decided to focus on other things in my life. This week I am therefore determined to set some … Continue reading

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A – Alaska

For the first letter of the alphabet we’re heading to ALASKA and the beautiful story that is THE SNOW CHILD by EOWYN IVEY. If you haven’t heard about this, it is a wonderful fairytale retold from an old Russian folklore. … Continue reading

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New Year’s Aspirations

I like the word ASPIRATIONS. It sounds more forgiving than resolutions, targets and goals. It is one of those words you come across and you think ‘yeah, that could be me, having aspirations for the new year.’ So here are … Continue reading

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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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