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MyNoWriMo Step 7: Beginning

  How do I begin?

Following the plan suggested in Janice Hardy’s blog, I’ve planned out the eight chapters that will be Act 1 of my novel: the novel’s beginning. 183 more words

WIP Progress

Writer's Life Wednesday - Plot Your Way Out Of Writer's Block

“There’s no such thing as writer’s block.  That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write.” ~ Terry Pratchett.

In the Nanowrimo forums, we got to talking about writer’s block and how to get out of it.   794 more words


Kill Your Darlings

My first reaction to the above advice was “That’s the most idiotic thing I’ve ever heard.”  Especially after I dug deeper and came across a suggestion to cut the first three chapters of a first draft. 155 more words


Planning versus freeform writing

Jenni Curry, ACTWC Blogger in Residence

I have always planned my stories. They often come to me, one scene at a time and I tease them out of my subconsciousness and try to develop the character until I know them as well as people. 727 more words

Blogger In Residence

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Preparing for November

Preparing for November by moodyrobin featuring Victorinox Swiss Army

Thinking about the cover for my NaNoWriMo 2015 book.

Ballerina shoes
$79 – yoox.com

Victorinox Swiss Army tech accessory

It was a glorious weekend

It was one of those weekends full of reminders that I am indeed an adult and I almost behave like one naturally.

Example A) I got food poisoning or maybe the stomach flu Friday, spent Friday night sick as a dog. 202 more words


Yo ho, yo ho, an author's life for me

Hello everyone!

I do apologise for my absence. My dear Jeremiah has been taking up almost all of my time lately and staunchly refusing to let me work on anything but my novel. 343 more words

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