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Story decision making

It’s a step and it feels like one, when launching a story into the maw of potential publishers. It used to be an actual trip to the post office. 253 more words

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Collected work - in progress

I’m in the midst of editing and putting together some of my short stories. My novella is in competition stasis and while I thought I had time to enter it in a slightly later competition for novellas I was wrong. 422 more words

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Writing year steps up into new a gear

The thing about resolutions for the new year is they’re generally forgotten by mid January. It’s why, traditionally, I never used to bother. You can’t break a promise you don’t make. 363 more words

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Writing Resolutions 2016

My writing resolutions kinda worked for 2015, so what the hey, the below will do for this next 12 months. Given that writing just involves me, but publication involves a myriad of other factors and people, I can only work on what I can personally control. 259 more words

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Say it aint so, going totally NaNoWriMo

Uh oh

Can’t say I’m too much of a bandwagonny joiner type, but I’ve just gone and signed up to write a novel in a month. 523 more words

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How a story is a horse, of course

Writing has been hard work. I’ve had trouble getting from the end of the middle of one story, to its conclusion, which I’ve worked out. And, with my novella, I’ve begun fixing everything I’ve realised is wrong with it, but it takes a while to warm up. 435 more words

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Examining writing rules

Sometimes when you learn a lesson, it really takes. Sometimes a lesson becomes a code or a creed to live by or write by and thus become a part of you. 521 more words

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