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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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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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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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Researching leads

I’m a historian by education. My day job as a gymnastics coach has nothing directly to do with my degree, but I use aspects of it everyday. I often use my research skills when working, but on a much more … Continue reading

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Scheduling time to make time

As I wrote a couple of months ago I am very conscious about time and try to balance my work, writing and play time. If I don’t take the time to schedule something in (or out, which might happen) it will … Continue reading

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A-Z changes – I’m still planning!

Today there have been a big announcement over at the A-Z blog on how the event is going to be run this year. As a newbie the changes doesn’t bother  me so much, probably because I’m still experimenting with how I … Continue reading

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Writing goals and resolutions

Every year I try to set up writing goals for myself, to make sure I stay on track and keep on top of things. Publishing them here makes them a bit more official. Knowing that they are here on the … Continue reading

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Five FIRSTS to start the new year

The FIRST story I ever wrote was a blatant rip off of my favourite Christmas book ‘Hemma hos jultomten’ by Mauri Kunnas (At home with Santa Claus – my translation) The FIRST proper novel I finished was a historical novel … 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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