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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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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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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 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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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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NaNoWriMo 2021 Days 26 – 30

With me falling quite a way behind, I finally managed to crack on with some NaNo, hopefully in time to rescue the situation. On Friday, Day 26, I had just…

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NaNoWriMo 2021 Day… can’t remember…

Day 25, I think. And I can’t say Days 19 – 25, because I only seem to have done something yesterday, which was Day 25. So I’ll just claim that…

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I won an award

On Thursday evening I received a message via the contact form. It was from QueryLetter.com and it was to let me know that they’d given me an award. I receive…

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NaNoWriMo 2021 Days 12 – 18

It’s been a whole week since I updated everyone on my NaNoWriMo progress. This is mostly because I took some time off. I took two days to catch up with…

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NaNoWriMo 2021 Day 11

By the time Day 11 arrived, I was more than a thousand words over where I should be if I’d done 1,667 words every day, and that was before I…

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NaNoWriMo 2021 Day 10

After struggling to get up for several days on the trot, I was finally at my desk by 10am yesterday, with all social media stuff done. I started the next…

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NaNoWriMo 2021 Day 9

Day 9 of NaNoWriMo was another day I went off down a rabbit hole. I’ve been trying to organise my reading, and so this time I was looking for a…

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NaNoWriMo 2021 Days 5, 6, 7 & 8

This post was going to be a ‘weekend off’ post and it was going to post yesterday. Then I remembered that I also had a publication day post for yesterday,…

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NaNoWriMo 2021 Day 4

I had a late start for Day 4 of NaNo. A VERY late start. And I also had a lot of work to do. However, I still wanted to do…

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NaNoWriMo 2021 Day 3

I’m in the exciting first few stages of writing and am already at almost 8,000 words after only three days. I hope I can keep the momentum and the rhythm…

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NaNoWriMo 2021 Day 2

I’ve been using my own 10-project planner for over a year and it really works. But it’s also really basic as well as being really high maintenance. While I was…

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NaNoWriMo 2021 Day 1

Day 1 of this year’s NaNoWriMo was actually yesterday, and today is Day 2. However, I’m a day behind on the blog posts as they’re usually a round-up of the…

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NaNoWriMo Prep Day 1

I had a late start on Thursday due to working very late into Wednesday night. I finished one of the ghostwriting gigs, though, and by the time I got up…

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NaNoWriMo Prep Day Zero

Prep Day Zero is actually all of the prep work for the prep work. For me, it’s reminding myself of the steps that work when I outline a project, and…

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NaNoWriMo 2021

Yup, looks like I’ve signed up to do NaNo again this year. If there’s one thing walking to work and back every day does, it gives you time to think…

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NaNoWriMo comes to an end once more

Congratulations to all of my fellow NaNoWriMoErs who hit their target this year. Commiserations if you didn’t reach your target, but don’t worry. I failed for far too many years…

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – day 29 (oops, I did it again!)

Well, I made it. Despite taking several days off, including an unplanned additional 6 days sick, I reached the finish line once again with a total of 50,270 words. I…

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – intermission: days 22 – 28

We had a very busy weekend with Monkey Dust playing both Friday and Saturday evenings. Two very late nights on the trot automatically mean two very late lie-ins the next…

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – days 20 & 21

I didn’t mean to take another day off. But yesterday I did a new assignment and by the time I got home something else happened to distract me from my…

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – days 17, 18 & 19

The weekend just gone was planned time off. I had 2 of my 5 days off together, as I prefer to have days off at the weekend than midweek. Saturday…