Category Archives: Writing

Writing Blog Hop

This blog post is the result of not being able to talk my way out of doing something. Seriously. You might think you have the perfect excuse to dodge doing the work, but some folk just won’t be deterred. That’d … Continue reading

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Marching Onwards

Greetings once again. This entry is somewhat later than I had hoped but we shall attempt to soldier on regardless. The last month has been spent doing a lot of reading about writing, with particular emphasis on writing a novel. … Continue reading

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The February update

The blog is still going, although it’s not a frequent as I’d like. But I’ll use the “quality over quantity” excuse for now. The year has started well regarding my goals for trying to achieve tasks that will help me … Continue reading

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And so 2013 has begun.

The first month of a new year has just passed the halfway point and I’ve managed to start as I mean to go on. I’m getting plenty of reading done. It’s a mix of fiction and books providing tips/pointers about … Continue reading

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As November draws to a close.

The blog hasn’t been getting as much love as it deserves but it couldn’t be helped as I’m focusing all my free writing time on NaNoWriMo. The month has gone better than expected but it could have been better also. … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo so far.

My first attempt at NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has officially started. I have to say that right now the novelity of it has me quite excited about what might be achieved over the month. The wordcount is already behind … Continue reading

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Counting down to November.

The prospect of doing NaNoWriMo has me is a quite optimistic mood since my last blog. I had at the time of the last blog two possible ideas for potential novels to do for NaNoWriMo. Then out of the back … Continue reading

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This could all go horribly wrong.

I’ve been convinced to try something that I’ve not done before. I’m going to be taking part in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). It’s an event that takes place every November. The idea is to write a 50,000 word novel … Continue reading

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Get some perspective

The latest update on my exploration with writing is the subject of perspective, paricularly with regards to the lead character(s) in a story. Who’s telling the story? If it’s first person, the reader will only know what is shared with … Continue reading

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Subject to status

Following on from the last post, the current topic of exploration is status. This ties in with the motivation of a character. Their status can determine their motivations. Two people with different social status would probably be motivated differently on … Continue reading

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