Why I’m not finishing Nanowrimo

Back at the start of the month, I wrote about how I was starting Nanowrimo, the write a novel in a month project. I had spent October getting organised, #preptober, had a strong premise, a great midpoint to work towards and thought I was all set.  The first couple of weeks were good. I was

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Prepping for Nano – the first sentence

I’m doing Nanowrimo this year. For those that don’t know, Nanowrimo happens in the month of November where you write a novel in a month. Yep, that’s right, you write a novel in one month. Nanowrimo actually stands for National Novel Writing Month and although it sounds mental, it’s actually a lot of fun and

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Five Places To Write Peacefully

Working from home, there is a genuine danger of cabin fever. Believe me, I know. You’re working inside the house and can get used to seeing the same four walls all the time. Don’t get me wrong, there are loads of brilliant things about working from home, but it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t get

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A little update…

It’s cold as I write this. Bitter, frosty and fingers-freezing-as-I-type kind of cold. The fire is on and I’m doing this quick post as I wait to warm up. The light was pink this morning, was it the same where you are? There was a clear sky and a dusting of white frost over everything

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Writer’s shopping list

Hello 2019! I realise I’m a bit late with this blog post to be wishing you that, but I took an unintentional break from the internet and social media in general over the holidays and I felt so much better for it. I played with the kids, went for long walks, visited friends, watched films,

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