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NANOWRIMO WEEK FOUR (WRAP-UP)

Wow. So, I did it. I wrote 50,000 words in the 30 days. But, let’s be honest, it was not as fun as it usually is. The last two Nanos have been fantastic. Completely original and organic plots that I managed to fit in a whole 50,000 words. And, while I have no plans to edit/try to publish these stories, I seemed to have had a lot more fun writing them, as well as getting excited about them. On reflection, this is not the case with this year’s Nanowrimo. Why? You may ask. Well,  ...

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NANOWRIMO WEEK TWO (7/11-13/11)

Hello, welcome to Nanowrimo week two, and the worst week of 2016. Yes, this week has a nation divided between love and hate, and hey, it isn’t even a nation that I live in. But, considering American news is broadcast everywhere (although it is not vice versa), I am fully aware of what is  ...

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NANOWRIMO 2016 – WEEK ONE

I can’t believe a week of Nanowrimo has already passed. And since this is the first November in a long time where I’ve had lots and lots of free time, I wanted to set an even harder challenge than usual and aim to reach 50,000 words a few days before November 30th. So far,  ...

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NANOWRIMO 2016 IS A GO!

Welcome to November. November, for many writers, is a time to get that story rolling around your brain onto the page. It turns out, deadlines are a great way for me to actually get shit done, and so every year I try my hand at National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a competition that gets  ...

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