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Adding More Detail to the Dream

Thinking more about making the dream a reality – of being a full-time writer – has occupied a little more of my time this week than normal. 408 more words

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Writing about not writing

So much for ‘I’ll get a few thousand words written this weekend’. Not a one. The motivation I have to write seems to be in direct proportion to the amount of work I have to do, which understandably inhibits my productivity in both areas. 308 more words

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Scattered Thoughts

I was supposed to write this week. Instead, I found myself doing more driving than normal, by a long way, and I am utterly shattered. The writing I’ve been doing is spotty, but if I’m honest it’s still more regular than normal. 268 more words

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Why I need more writing time

Everyone starts out writing while doing something else with at least some of their time – we have to eat even before we’re published. I have never been especially strong on what I wanted to do for a living, but I was always certain I wanted it to meet certain conditions. 753 more words

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Working On It

I’ve wanted to be a writer ever since I realised that being a popstar was an unlikely career path. I’ve always lived in my head, spending large amounts of time in worlds of my own making. 187 more words

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Outwitting the Hump

Sometimes when I sit down to write I am on fire; inspired and eager to get at the story. Those are the easy times. If I only ever wrote when I felt like this I might churn out a couple of short stories or a paltry few chapters each year. 355 more words

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