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The Read Through…(or the narative atom)…

The read-through is a task I always approach with a certain ambivalence. I both love and hate doing it, but I also recognise just how essential they are, both as a writer in general and when you’re working on an edit. It’s … Continue reading

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Searching for an ending…

I may be alone in this. For all I know, every other writer who has ever lived or ever will has never experienced this problem. I could be entirely an exception to the norm in this, but it is still a … Continue reading

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Muscle memory and the writer…

I’ve had a bit of an odd job in my day job for the last three weeks or so. Not odd in that its something unusual to me, but the exact opposite in many respects. Unlike my normal day job, … Continue reading

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Ending the drought…

I’ve had a bit of a dry January. Not that apocryphal one that borderline alcoholics and fitness obsessives have made popular in the last decade or so. ‘I shall not partake of strong drink for thirty-one days after the excesses of the holidays…’ … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 5

Day 5:  And today the calendar offers this gem of wisdom… (yes I ain’t sure what it means either, just go with it, 5 days in the brain gets a little odd sometimes…) The plot bunnies are coming, write for … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 4

Day 4:  And the calendars reflected of the wisdom of the crowd for today is You’re not stealing Facebook statuses you’re paying homage Target for the day, get to 6667 words Current word count 3432 words Its the weekend, the … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 3

Day 3:  and today’s cheerleading comment in the calendar Sack your inner editor today Target for the day, get to 5000 words Current word count 2219 words So, on the plus side after the Goldfrapp incident, I have been able … Continue reading

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