The end is nigh

… well, I say the end is nigh when really what I mean is the end of the writing part is nigh. For the past two weeks I’ve been in the writing cave, trying to finish the history book. Last week I managed to pop up for air and come in to say hello with the odd update or two. This week I feel as though I’ve been under water the whole time. So, before I head in there once again […]

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Diary of a non-fiction book: an update

The last time the diary of a non-fiction book appeared was at the end of October 2017. I was about to embark on NaNoWriMo 2017 and the history book was going to be my project. Since then, I’ve not really done an update. So here it is. The month of November was indeed spent writing the first draft of the history book. And by the end of the project, I just snuck in with my 50,000 words. They weren’t easy. […]

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Struggling to get motivated (list alert)

I’ll be honest. I’ve been struggling to get motivated to do my own writing. All was very well to the end of November, when I completed NaNoWriMo 2017. But December disappeared down a dark hole of running around, shopping, Christmas, hospital visiting, family stuff, phone calls, and my output dropped to zero. January and February have been spent trying to catch up. And I did do a lot of work in January and February, although it was pretty much all […]

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… and breathe …

Last night I finished a job that has been hanging around since before Christmas. It was billed as a “heavy proofreading” job, but it turned out to need a LOT more work than just a proofread and it was taking up a lot of time and energy. BUT … it’s finally gone now. I was so happy that we nipped out yesterday evening just to get it off my desk and to deliver it. I hope they don’t have too […]

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