Month: November 2022

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NaNoWriMo 2022: WINNER

Day 16: 30 November 2022 I took it to the wire, but I got there! Day 1 = 3,706 words Day 2 = 2,508 words Day 3 = 2,585 words…

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 15

Day 15: 29 November 2022 For this year’s NaNoWriMo, the plan was to write for 22 days in November. This gave me a daily target of 2,273 words, which should…

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 13 & Day 14

Day 13 & 14: 27 & 28 November 2022 I always brag that I never, ever get flu and that I’ll never, ever have a flu jab. I did get…

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 12

Day 12: 26 November 2022 I’ve not been well all week, since last Sunday, in fact, but I had paid client work to do and so that’s what I did….

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 10 & 11

Day 10 & 11: 24 & 25 November 2022 Thursday was Day 10 for me, but I only managed to add 1,659 words. Today is Day 11, and it started…

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 9

Day 9: 23 November 2022 Yesterday I said ‘Tomorrow will be better’. I added 2,730 words to the mix yesterday and today I added 2,935 words, so yes, it was…

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 7 & 8

Day 7 & 6: 19 & 22 November 2022 On Saturday I was rattling along but had to stop writing when tea appeared on the table. I didn’t have time…

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Book Review: The Cornish Cream Tea Bookshop

This feature is in association with NetGalley. The Cornish Cream Tea Bookshop by Cressida McLaughlin Many thanks to NetGalley and to Harper Collins UK for letting me see an advance…

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 6

Day 6: 18 November 2022 I’ve fallen such a long way behind on my NaNo that I’ve had to recalculate. As of today, Saturday 19 November, I still have 12…

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Where to find me

It looks as though there’s been a mass exodus of staff from Twitter over the past few hours and the knock-on effect is that everyone seems to think it’s the…

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Diary of a Tiger: Wed 16 Nov 2022

Chapter 54: Wednesday 16 November I’m running a bit behind on my NaNo at the moment, mostly due to all the red-tape stuff I had to do last week. I’ve…

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Book Review: Aging Gracefully for Women over 50

This feature is in association with NetGalley. Aging Gracefully for Women Over 50 by Dr Steve Kringold Many thanks to NetGalley, to BooksGoSocial and to the author for letting me…

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Book Review: The Lighthouse Sisters

This feature is in association with NetGalley. The Lighthouse Sisters by Gill Thompson Many thanks to NetGalley and to Headline Review for letting me see an advance reader’s copy of…

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Diary of a Tiger: Fri 11 Nov 2022

Chapter 53: Friday 11 November Saturday Saturday should have been Day 4 of NaNoWriMo, but it turned into a day of household chores. The poet popped out at midday to…

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 5

Day 5: 8 November 2022 For this year’s NaNoWriMo, I’ll be writing for 22 days in November. This gives me a daily target of 2,273 words, which will be about…

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NaNoWriMo Interlude – Publishing Challenge! (Gallery)

I interrupt my NaNoWriMo updates to bring you the post I’ve been promising for weeks. But first… Publication Day! It’s Publication Day today for Poppy Day, a VERY SHORT flash…

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 4

Day 4: 6 November 2022 For this year’s NaNoWriMo, I’ll be writing for 22 days in November. This gives me a daily target of 2,273 words, which will be about…

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Diary of a Tiger: Sat 5 Nov 2022

Chapter 52: Saturday 5 November For the duration of NaNoWriMo, Diary of a Tiger will go back to weekly posts, appearing on a Saturday with a round-up of the week. I’m…

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 3

Day 3: 3 November 2022 For this year’s NaNoWriMo, I’ll be writing for 22 days in November. This gives me a daily target of 2,273 words, which will be about…

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 2

Day 2: 2 November 2022 For this year’s NaNoWriMo, I’ll be writing for 22 days in November. This gives me a daily target of 2,273 words, which will be about…

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NaNoWriMo 2022: Day 1

Day 1: 1 November 2022 For this year’s NaNoWriMo, I’ll be writing for 22 days in November. This gives me a daily target of 2,273 words, which will be about…

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Diary of a Tiger: Tue 1 Nov 2022

Chapter 51: Tuesday 1 November November already… This year has flown by. Friday On Friday morning we had the 3rd of our 4 appointments for last week. The poet’s car…