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NaNoWriMo '16 : Recap and Learning Things?

It’s been a week now since I closed out my National Novel Writing Month project and frankly, I’m still kind of amazed that I ‘won’ this year. 681 more words


Playing The Long Game

Dear You,

There’s a little known phenomenon that happens after finishing a draft of a novel. (I’d like to say it’s just me but I have confirmed it with several others so maybe it’s just us.) When you finish and have to put the work away for a time, a strange kind of sadness settles in. 1,115 more words


This is not the end

A few days ago NaNoWriMo ended and lots of people won by managing to write 50,000 words of a novel. I was not one of those people, however I am determined not to see it as a failure. 388 more words


The Return of December

So, I actually missed writing on my blogs during November– but I’m super excited to announce that I reached my goal of getting to 30,000 words on my novel that I’m in process of writing. 260 more words

Life Lessons

Goal of the Week 12-04-2016

Complete the ending to the rough draft of my book

This has been a long time coming, and I am now at the final stretch, but this ending keeps eluding me…….


How Not Knowing Thrillers Makes You a Rookie

Gaps in your knowledge can be a roadblock.  You need to learn continually, in my estimation.  Otherwise, you’re making a scattershot effort, briefly fun but getting thinner.  532 more words


Writing: Word Count Goals, and the Problem of Indecisiveness

by Ayman Fatima

I used to believe that following a word count goal results in writing that is mostly trash. However, recently I learnt that it can actually help you against indecisiveness. 378 more words

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