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Wednesday 22 November 2023: Immersing myself in science fiction

The hedgehog returned on Tuesday night. I still thought it looked a bit small, so I asked the poet for his opinion, and he assured me that it’s a fully…

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Wednesday 8 November 2023: An executive decision

The day started yesterday a bit later than it needed to due to me sleeping in a bit. The dog had woke me up early again, asking to go out…

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Tuesday 7 November 2023: Too much ‘people’

The last week was far too busy for me, with way too many people in it. It started a week ago last Saturday with a trip to the vet. On…

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Thursday 26 October 2023: Dear Universe… A word, please…

Today was supposed to be a day off, but we moved the day off to next Wednesday and now I have to work today. I don’t mind. I need to…

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Thursday 19 October 2023: One project at a time

The last thing I did at my desk before closing down yesterday was create the cover for the NaNoWriMo diary. I’m writing a diary by hand as I complete each…

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Wednesday 18 October 2023: Floodgates open

Once I’d wiped the slate clean yesterday, the floodgates opened. I started to work on just one project of my own, and that project was The Secret of Whitehorse Farm for…

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Thursday 12 October 2023: Free images

Cinnamon is poured into a cappuccino cup – depositphotos.com I’ve been toying with taking out a subscription to DepositPhotos. I know a lot of other writers who use them and…

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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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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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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…