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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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NaNoWriMo Week 4 – Downhill

It’s all downhill from here. Not my story. My story is going great. I’m talking about the whole challenge. We have reached the home stretch with exactly one week left of this year’s NaNoWriMo. Last week I faced my third … 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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