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That time of year – planning!

Today is 1 December, which means for me it’s the time of year for planning ahead. And I have a lot of planning to do for next year if I…

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Just chillin’

The past few days have been all about chilling. I finished the editing job on Tuesday evening at about 7:30pm and it was back with the author by about 8pm,…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 13 May

Chapter 19: Week commencing Friday 13 May Friday I was so busy on Friday I didn’t even realise it was Friday the 13th. The first job I got out of…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 6 May

Chapter 18: Week commencing Friday 6 May Friday Okay, hopefully I’ve learnt from not writing the diary as I go along, so today I’m here, at my desk, reporting for…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 1 April & Fri 8 April

Chapter 14: Week commencing Friday 1 April & Friday 8 April Friday (1 April) I remembered to come in and start the post on Friday this week, instead of try…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 25 Mar

Chapter 13: Week commencing Friday 25 March Friday For all of Friday I was editing. Hard-copy editing for the Yorkshire editing/proofreading/writing client. There was nothing else on my planner. Just…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 18 Mar

Chapter 12: Week commencing Friday 18 March Friday I spent far too long (3 hours) on Thursday after work arguing with Amazon, but from a paying customer’s point of view…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 4 Mar

Chapter 10: Week commencing Friday 4 March Friday On Friday morning I added a few more books to the publication schedule, so I could identify what work I need to…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 25 Feb

Chapter 9: Week commencing Friday 25 February Friday First job on Friday was a scheduled post on behalf of a group of friends who are running a writing competition. I…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 18 Feb

Chapter 8: Week commencing Friday 18 February Friday I struggled to do my ghostwriting for GW2 on Thursday evening. The poet had gone to band practice and that gave me…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 21 Jan

Chapter 4: Week commencing Friday 21 January Friday On Friday I had wall to wall ghostwriting booked in. I was busy doing other stuff as well, though, such as making…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 14 Jan

Chapter 3: Week commencing Friday 14 January Friday After a bit of hit and miss, I was back on track again by Friday. I did my typing practice first, and…

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Publishing Challenge!

Welcome to 2022! And welcome to my challenge for the coming year. The publishing challenge blog post is supposed to be on a Monday, to coincide with my own publishing…

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I’m going to be busy

I’ve had a busy couple of weeks, mostly doing one of two things: Planning Ghostwriting I break up for Christmas on 16 December. Before then I had 40,000 words to…

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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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The cat woke me up

After a 2am finish again on Tuesday night, Wednesday morning was another late one. The cat actually woke me up at 10am (she yowled at me, right in my face),…

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Falling behind with NaNoWriMo…

… but I still have time to catch up. It just wasn’t yesterday. I was also behind on the ghostwriting, although I did manage to write two more chapters on…

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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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Working hard

To the outsider, it may look as though I had the last 4 days off. And I did have a 4-day weekend. However, I was working solidly on Saturday and…

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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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Two days off

I worked at the weekend – again – but only so that I could at least have 2 days off this week with the poet. He had to go on…

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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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A good start

(Image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay) Part of my getting back to a structured routine includes writing up my writing diary as I go along. So I’m back to reporting…

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Taking it easy

(Image by Anrita1705 from Pixabay) After trying to fight the virus and carry on with work, I finally conceded and took a few days off to recuperate. I haven’t been as poorly as…

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It got me

Yup, it didn’t even give me the full five days grace. Yesterday, at the poet’s insistence, I took the test, and it was positive. We always have to do things…

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Work harder

(Image by Ulrike Leone from Pixabay) I had such a rubbish day on Monday that I had to try much harder on Tuesday, not only for my own personal mental wellbeing, but also…

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And pause…

(Image by Melk Hagelslag from Pixabay) Monday is usually such a good day that I was disappointed when work stalled yesterday. It was my own fault. I disappeared down another one of those…

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Seems like a plan

(Image by congerdesign from Pixabay) The tags for this cover picture today included the word ‘breakfast’. I’ve been looking at the ‘breakfast’, and I think it’s a slice of bread (or toast), with…

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I put my rates up

(Image by Kelvin Stuttard from Pixabay) My rates for editing and proofreading have been static for a lot of years now. And when I started the ghostwriting a year ago, I went in…