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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 – 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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Preptober

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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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 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 – The End

I made it past the finish line! It wouldn’t be possible without the write-ins the lovely ML of NaNoLondon organised. During these evenings I got a bulk of my writing done. It always felt extra good leaving a write-in, knowing … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Week 1 – The magic of write-ins

The first week of NaNoWriMo is always relatively easy. Your idea is fresh and exciting. Most of the time the writing flows. My story is going amazing, I have worked on the idea for almost a year. I’m normally a planner, … Continue reading

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And we’re off

It is past midnight and I’m awake. I have just finished my first 500+ words of this year’s NaNoWriMo. There is something inspiring to stay up late, watching the forums and wait for the minutes to tick forward to midnight … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo winner – what now?

After I wrote 50 000 words this past month, I need some uninterrupted sleep. Then I need to shorten this story to a short story, or a novella at least. It was around half way through when I realised that the … Continue reading

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The winner takes it all!

I reached 50 000 words (50 185 according to the official word count) on my NaNoWriMo challenge. It has been a bit of a struggle this year and my story arch ended more or less 10 000 words ago, but … Continue reading

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