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NaNoWriMo -@Be More Dog

Last week I noticed my dog had a cataract forming. He has recently been diagnosed as diabetic and I knew to look out for it. This was stressful enough which sent my word count down for my NaNoWriMo, I couldn’t concentrate but when he began frantically sniffing around the house in a panic on Friday […]

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NaNoWriMo -3 Days to go!

This is the final week of prepping for my novel before I have to actually start writing. So what have I done to prepare? I worked out a basic plot and my main character I made sure I had a beginning, middle and end. Actually, that’s a lie because I didn’t have an end….but I […]

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Pre-NaNoWriMo Holiday

The thought of going on holiday whilst trying to prepare for writing a novel in one month was scary. I was going to miss a whole week of planning characters, plot and backstories. As if attempting to write 50,000 words in 30 days was not mad enough! We were going to stay in a lovely […]

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Writing Lessons – When Can I Stop Editing?

I was elated to finish the final, final (there have a been a few) edit of my novel on Saturday. However, my excitement was short lived. It is my mum’s 70th birthday and as she has been desperate to read my book, I decide to mock up a front cover and give her the final […]

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Writing Lesson-No6

GRAMMAR IS NOT SET IN STONE If I were attempting to write a literary novel matching the genius of Shakespear  (If he did in fact write, but that’s another story for another blog), you would expect my grammar and sentence structure to be written in a way that would make any English Professor proud. The […]

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