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Wednesday 22 May 2024: Magpies are clever

I’m not used to being in the house on my own yet and during the night on Monday/Tuesday, I woke up at about 3:30am thinking I could hear noises. I…

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Monday 15 April 2024: I❤️processes

The dog very graciously waited until 6:30am on Friday morning before waking us up the first time. He went straight back in his basket and slept for another hour. Then…

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Friday 12 April 2024: Late up!

Oh my goodness, what a late start we had on Thursday. We’d had a really rough night with the dog. He was all right in the end, but from 2am…

0 236  2 Comments on Thursday 11 April 2024: The week is galloping along
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Thursday 11 April 2024: The week is galloping along

Image courtesy of Deposit Photos It’s free image day, hence today’s picture. I liked it, so I used it. How can I be writing Thursday’s blog post already? It seems…

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Wednesday 10 April 2024: New books & notebooks

I bought 2 books in the end from Amazon with my gift vouchers, earned playing games, and I still had £5.02 left. The books I bought were both writers’ guides….

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Thursday 27 March 2024: My reading this week

Wednesday morning was even slower getting started than Tuesday morning, and I had a lot to do. I really couldn’t afford to fanny around. And yet, that’s what I seem…

0 276  2 Comments on Friday 15 March 2024: Catfish, anyone?
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Friday 15 March 2024: Catfish, anyone?

We have a meal plan. Not because of any diet, but originally for budgetary purposes and now for variety. Plus, it’s easier if we don’t have to decide what to…

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Friday 23 February 2024: Things picking up again

It started to rain during the night on Wednesday. I remember waking up and registering it and then going straight back to sleep. Instead of lying there listening to it!…

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Wednesday 21 February 2024: Chasing rabbits

By the time I finished faffing on Monday it was midnight, so it was well after midnight when I closed the office down. I spent the next couple of hours…

0 142  4 Comments on Thursday 18 January 2024: Getting on with it
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Thursday 18 January 2024: Getting on with it

We had a lovely meal on Tuesday night to celebrate the mother-in-law’s birthday. She was delighted to have her son, all of her grandchildren, and their partners and families together…

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Tuesday 16 January 2024: Meat-free Monday

The first job I did yesterday was yesterday’s blog post as I hadn’t done it last Friday, for some reason. I only managed 474 words, and it went towards yesterday’s…

0 171  6 Comments on Monday 13 January 2024: Did I write a sci-fi story?
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Monday 13 January 2024: Did I write a sci-fi story?

I did start writing the first sci-fi mystery story on Friday, but I didn’t make a note of how many words I wrote. I wrote them straight into Scrivener, and…

0 166  2 Comments on Tuesday 9 January 2024: The office is done
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Tuesday 9 January 2024: The office is done

The weekend So, what did we get up to at the weekend? We did quite a bit on Saturday. My delivery arrived on Friday of letter trays, jellies and expanding…

0 151  2 Comments on Wednesday 13 December 2023: Technology is broken
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Wednesday 13 December 2023: Technology is broken

The first email I received on Tuesday morning was from the time management app people I’d fired off a support email to on Monday. All it asked was if I…

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Monday 11 December 2023: So far, so good…

Before I finished work on Thursday, and while the poet was at his last band practice of the year, I worked on this week’s diary instead of leaving it until…

0 130  4 Comments on Thursday 7 December 2023: Failed!
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Thursday 7 December 2023: Failed!

Well, that didn’t work very well. Despite working on yesterday’s blog post offline, WordPress wouldn’t let me start today’s post offline. Which kind of defeats the object of not going…

0 124  2 Comments on Wednesday 6 December 2023: Getting organised?
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Wednesday 6 December 2023: Getting organised?

Tuesday started well with me reading another chapter in The Organised Writer. I read a chapter before bedtime the night before too. Key advice this time is to not check social…

0 164  2 Comments on Monday 4 December 2023: New planning process
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Monday 4 December 2023: New planning process

I had to step away from both the blog and the planning work on Thursday and get on with some work. The blog was nudging 2,000 words and getting far…

0 162  2 Comments on Friday 24 November 2023: A Very Good Day
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Friday 24 November 2023: A Very Good Day

It doesn’t take a lot to make me happy in the greater scheme of things, and yesterday was no exception. Yesterday was a Very Good Day. I used to work…

0 185  2 Comments on Tuesday 31 October 2023: Happy Halloween!
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Tuesday 31 October 2023: Happy Halloween!

Monday started well. I was up on time and I was at my desk on time. And then I started work. First job was yesterday’s blog post. I should have…

0 178  6 Comments on Friday 20 October 2023: Ahead of the storm
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Friday 20 October 2023: Ahead of the storm

So I’m back to writing up the blog post in real time and scheduling it to post the next working day. Let’s see how long it lasts… I updated my…

0 188  2 Comments on Thursday 19 October 2023: One project at a time
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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…

0 189  2 Comments on Thursday 10 August 2023: A morning of writing
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Thursday 10 August 2023: A morning of writing

For the second day on the trot the poet was up early and off on a business trip. On Tuesday he had to drive south to the midlands. Yesterday he…

0 172  3 Comments on Friday 7 July 2023: 200 words a day
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Friday 7 July 2023: 200 words a day

Wednesday didn’t turn out to be one of my better days. I hardly had any sleep Tuesday night and after my emergency run to the vet, I came home and…

0 174  7 Comments on Wednesday 21 June 2023: More rain
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Wednesday 21 June 2023: More rain

Yesterday began with me checking social media and emails while I had breakfast, and then I went straight into finishing the current book for NetGalley. I really enjoyed this one…

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Camp NaNo April 2023: Prep work 1

It was still morning when I arrived at my desk yesterday and the first thing I did was pick up the workbook I’d deliberately left there the night before and…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 10 June

Chapter 23: Week commencing Friday 10 June I’m back to normal again this week, starting the diary on a Friday. Hopefully everything else is back to normal too. Friday I…

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Publishing Challenge! Chapter 14

Chapter 14 It’s been 3 weeks since my last publication challenge post. This is because I was really busy over that period, apart from the last week when I finally…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 20 May

Chapter 20: Week commencing Friday 20 May Friday I really didn’t feel like doing any work on Thursday, especially after the writing marathon the previous day/night. But I still had…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 11 Mar

Chapter 11: Week commencing Friday 11 March Friday Well, would you look at that! Chapter 11 starts on 11 March. (It’s the little things…) Friday dawned bright and sunny and…

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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 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 11 Feb

Chapter 7: Week commencing Friday 11 February Friday The plan on Friday was to spend the morning completing the final few chapters for GW1 Book 8 before going to a…