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Wisdom for the uninspired…

I found myself lacking inspiration, having crashed out of NaNoWriMo this year earlier than expected and waiting on a proofreader. So while it goes against my nature as a rule to seek inspirational quotes, I found myself looking for them last … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 16

The best-laid plans of mice and men, and all that… Sixteen days in and the observant among you may have noticed it been eight days since my last update. Simply put doing the blog and trying to keep up with the word count … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 8

Day 8:  Today’s gem, which the calendar feels obliged to quantify, just in case the whole experience is really getting to you presumably… Kill somebody! (in the story) Target for the day, get to 13333 words Current word count 6875 words … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 7

Day 7:  The unfortunate truth from today’s calendar… Nobody said it had to be good, now write… Target for the day, get to 11667 words Current word count 5824 words While that particular truth may seem disheartening my advice is don’t worry … Continue reading

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Darkest Fears: behind the masks…

The Last body hit the floor, blood spurting, screams dying, jeers and harsh laughter erupting around the hall. the stench was sickening, the incessant hum of the alien hive mind as oppressive as a giant fist pressing down on his … Continue reading

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Darker Wisdoms

Writers can be a dark lot at times… Terry Pratchett, who has many so many of us smile, and laugh, and filled us with joy once told his friend, compatriot and occasional co-conspirator, Neil Gaiman, that he wrote not from joy but … Continue reading

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Writing Novels: The rules

A writer should write what they want to write, and write it how they want to write it. This is a theory I have expressed before, and one I will continue to express. I am aware that some may disagree … Continue reading

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