The Urge to Write

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As a psychologist  and a writer, I’m not only interested in good writing and what constitutes that, but also what makes people want to write. The main reasons people want to write are: a) they want to write a book that will earn them a lot of moneyb) they want to express themselves artisticallyc) they […]

Nanowrimo – the half way mark

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This week marks the halfway post in National Novel Writing Month. How’s everyone doing? I am pleased to reports that I’m still doing well and surpassing the word count total for today. I’m absolutely delighted with my novel so far (obviously it needs editing, but that’s for another day) and I’ve learned a valuable lesson […]

I Won NaNoWriMo! What it means to me….

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I won NaNoWriMo! National Novel Writing Month is over for me and my first draft novel is hovering around ninety two thousand words. The experiences of NaNoWriMo, for me, was gruelling as I had work commitments and family issues (as usual) in November. I think that sometimes writers get so bogged down in just getting […]