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Death of the physical book…. or not….

The e-reader is a convenient way to read books without having to carry around heavy physical books. The battery life normally lasts a couple of weeks and as it is purely for reading it is not loaded down with rubbish … Continue reading

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Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

From a budding novelist I would say it would be a dream for a book that I wrote to still being read long after i pass, this is the case for many of the classics and today one of them … Continue reading

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2 Months

I realised today that its been 2 months since I posted on this blog, this is not the way to run something that I want people return to. NaNo was a bit of a flop this year, for a change … Continue reading

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It’s in the name

The last post I did was around a month ago and was around NaNoWriMo prep. You will probably not be surprised to hear that one month on I have done…….. almost no prep. I am my own worst enemy. I … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017 Prep post

It’s that time of the year again when I make all these positive and “achievable” goals, a part of my writing journey whether I “win” or “lose” I love taking part. NaNoWriMo, the principal being, write! Don’t edit, don’t fact … Continue reading

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Writing group and accountability update

The writing group that I started with a friend had its second meeting a few weeks ago. It was good to get together and talk about writing with like minded people. One of the ideas a member came up with … Continue reading

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Technology vs Procrastination

I have posted quite a few times about how I procrastinate and in the writing magazines I often look at where other writers work, some in cafes, on the couch, in the garden some in offices I have tried a … Continue reading

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Writing Meetup

I have joined a few writing groups over the years and they all end up where no one talks for weeks on end and nothing seems to happen. So, this year I started a writing group with a fellow writer … Continue reading

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Sigh…..

When I was writing everyday there was no literary gems as such but it was a way of getting me writing everyday, since I stopped doing that I have stopped doing everything. That isn’t what I was hoping to get … Continue reading

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Why can’t I plan properly?

It’s really annoying, I know when things are due to start and yet I am never ready (writing related) I have been talking about Camp Nano for a few weeks and yet it was the start yesterday and although I … Continue reading

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