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Another year over – 2017 and what’s to come.

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It has been a busy year. 2016 has flown by; the last couple of months in particular seem to have disappeared in the briefest of flashes. My NaNoWriMo adventure in November was again successful, although I was unable to blog about the latter stages and my ultimate victory due to my website breaking. For the […]

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The Magic of Christmas eBook – on sale now!

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The Magic of Christmas eBook

It’s here! The Magic of Christmas eBook – my debut novel –  is available to download from the Amazon Kindle store! Nearly a year after I began work on it for NaNoWriMo2015, and just days before I start the 2016 competition, I have got the book onto Amazon in time for Christmas! It has been a long […]

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The Magic Of Christmas: First Draft Completed

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I did it! At the beginning of November, I set out to complete NaNoWriMo. Write 50,000 words in a month. Complete a first draft of a novel. Easy? Not quite. But I quickly found myself in a routine, and the ideas generally kept flowing. I wrote and I wrote, morning and evening, in bed at […]

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NaNoWriMo Update: Day 11

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I’ve been trying to write for NaNoWriMo this morning. I’ve churned out 501 words according to Scrivener, although I think they are probably the worst  of my 21,000 so far. So I thought I’d write this blog post instead. 21,000 words! Yes, somehow, over the past 10 days (plus the 40 minutes I’ve spent this […]

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Ready to go for NaNoWriMo2015

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50,000 words. 30 cold, dark November days. Tomorrow is the start of National Novel Writing Month. It seems daunting, and already I find myself looking to my calendar in horror as the days on which writing will be tricky seem to stack up at an alarming pace. But I have signed up anyway, I have […]