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Nanowrimo17 day 21

Finally on the downward stretch.

No one can ever accuse Nanowrimo of being easy.

An average of 1667 words a day, may not sound like a lot, but when you take into account your daytime job, household chores, socialising and other pursuits into the equation…well. 65 more words


The Drive

In the dark there was little to be seen. Only the occasional street light cast glimmers of hope on the pavement below. She stares through the windshield, hands gripping tightly around the wheel and breath steady as she guides her way through the streets. 696 more words


Keep on keeping on

For those deep in the depths of NaNoWriMo.

As we face week four my advice to you is just keep going. No matter what your word count or where you are in the story just keep writing. 535 more words


Why it took six years to finish my novel

If you know me personally or if you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, you know that I’ve been working on a novel for quite some time. 776 more words


Nanowrimo like an object in motion: Momentum

Just keep swimming.

This was what I learned from Week 2+ of nanowrimo. What had been so easy the first week was a struggle the second week. 842 more words


A Lesson in Perspectives

First person or third person? First person or third person? First person or third person? 

This question has been looping around in my mind ever since I began planning my current work in progress, but more than ever this week. 588 more words


The Playwright’s (unofficial) Guide: Putting It All Together

Every story begins differently.

Sometimes it’s an image. Sometimes you’re led by a character.

Sometimes, if you’re really lucky, you might already have a plot from start to finish (this is the rarest, so consider it the holographic Charizard of the literary world: not many people have it, and those that do won’t let you look at it… 473 more words