Novel

Happy Winter Solstice…

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Happy Winter Solstice! This is my favourite time of the year, where I take stock of what I have achieved. In many ways the time since the Autumn equinox feels like an uphill journey towards shorter days and colder weather, but after today the daylight increases and I always feel that we’re heading towards spring. […]

nanowrimo

It’s Nano time again for me and my imaginary friends…

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November means Nanowrimo. National Novel Writing Month. The time when I write 50000 words in 30 days. Which isn’t a novel length, and that length isn’t the only thing that’s different. I really look forward to November. It’s just after my birthday, just before Christmas and it’s cold. So when I discovered Nano lots of […]

Plotting

On Writing.

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As a compulsive multi-tasker, it’s not very often the opportunity arises to down tools and focus on just one thing. The last two weeks have provided that opportunity, and it’s been grabbed with both hands. To cut a long story short (not the aim of the exercise, but anyway) a novel I had written received […]