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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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Halfway through

Past the halfway mark and I am still writing. I am at a place in my writing, where I don’t particularly like my story. However over the years of doing NaNoWriMo I recognise the feeling and know I can write past … Continue reading

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and we’re off!

Despite having an early commitment on Sunday morning, I did my usual midnight start for NaNoWriMo on Saturday night and got to 230 words before I called it a night and went to bed. I then added another 2380 words at … Continue reading

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London Literary Lock-in

The London Literary Lock-in is a wonderful organised event by NaNoWriMo‘s London ML’s (Municipal Liaisons) at the Big Green Bookshop, where London Wrimos get together for full night of word sprints, games and merriment. It is extra special to reach … Continue reading

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