Month: February 2023

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Monday 27 Feb 2023: Off to the theatre, dah-ling!

The ghostwriting client confirmed safe receipt of both Part 4 and the bonus short story on Thursday, saying they would send it to editorial and let me know if there…

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Friday 24 Feb 2023: Planning and writing

I didn’t do the writing prompts posts this week because I hadn’t done the leg work for July. So writing prompts for July should appear next week everywhere. It will…

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Thursday 23 Feb 2023: Technology fail… again

On Tuesday morning, after working through the entire night, I submitted the fourth instalment of the ghostwriting at around 8am. As I mentioned yesterday, as the poet was getting up,…

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Wednesday 22 Feb 2023: The power of Facebook

I seem to have inadvertently taken another day off on Tuesday. I worked late Monday night to submit Part 4 of the ghostwriting job and finished at around 8am Tuesday…

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Tuesday 21 Feb 2023: Tired

In between chapters on Sunday night, I made up a concoction of tuna chunks, oil and chicken gravy. Then I went for a quick walk in the dark to lay…

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Monday 20 Feb 2023: It’s MY blog and I’ll write what I want

Apparently I’m not supposed to write about how I had a bad writing day or how I didn’t write as much as I’d like. Apparently, I can only write about…

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Friday 17 Feb 2023: Yesterday wasn’t great

Yesterday was not a great day. On Wednesday night at around 11pm, we let the dog out for his last stretch of the day and, as usual, the cat went…

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Thursday 16 Feb 2023: I really should be writing

I had another late start yesterday but I woke up with a determination to start working on at least one of my novels very soon. I can read and read…

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Wednesday 15 Feb 2023: Unexpected day off + Writing prompts

I seem to have inadvertently taken a day off yesterday. I worked late Monday night to submit Part 3 of the ghostwriting job and finished at 2:30am Tuesday morning. That,…

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Tuesday 14 Feb 2023: Valentine’s Day

The first jobs I did yesterday were more Vocal and Medium work. I still hadn’t had a response for the short story I submitted to Medium last Thursday despite the…

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Monday 13 Feb 2023: A weekend of rest

I didn’t manage to work through the night on Thursday. I was so poorly with the after effects of Covid that I gave up and went to bed. It was…

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Friday 10 Feb 2023: All clear!

Yay! We got the all clear yesterday, finally, when the poet tested negative for the second time on the trot. This means he can go to work, there will be…

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Thursday 9 Feb 2023: First negative test

I decided not to work late on Tuesday as I already knew I’d be working late on Wednesday and I didn’t want work to intrude that much. When I got…

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Wednesday 8 Feb 2023: Almost clear + Writing prompts

I caught up on some date work over the weekend and now I’ve had time to let some of the ideas percolate, I came back to it yesterday morning and…

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Tuesday 7 Feb 2023: Technology fails everywhere

I’ve been trialling Buffer for auto-posting blog posts to social media and, in the main, it’s doing all right. As a free customer, I can only link to three SM…

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Monday 6 Feb 2023: Back to normal(ish)

Well, I’m back to normal. The lurgy house is still going strong, but I have work to do and I’m already going to be a week late. I didn’t do…

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Friday 3 Feb 2023: Sea air

So I sort of got back to work yesterday but by 3pm all I’d done was yesterday’s blog post. Oh yes, and I fired off an email to the ghostwriting…

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Thursday 2 Feb 2023: Back to work… of a fashion

Before he went to work yesterday, the poet tested himself for Covid and the result was negative. So off he pootled, and on his way home he called at his…

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Wednesday 1 Feb 2023: Day 3 in the lurgy house

Early Monday afternoon I went to bed not feeling very well at all. We assumed I’d caught the poet’s throat, but when he got home, he took my temperature and…