I’ve already discovered the flaw in my plan.

I’ve realised that I have been approaching this year’s challenge in the wrong way. I told the world that I had 11 novels that I wanted to finish this year and I said that I would try to work on … Continued

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New Year, New Start

It’s a new year, with all the hope that brings. I hope that you had a good Christmas, however you celebrated it. And that 2022 brings us all a better year. I’m not mentioning the elephant in the room, just … Continued

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It’s that time again. Endings and Beginnings.

With the end of the year approaching, it’s time to take stock and decide on a rough plan of action for 2022. First, let’s take a look back on what I achieved in 2021. I published two books, Andorra Pett … Continued

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This was not what I planned

Once I had finished NaNoWriMo this year, I planned to get on with one of the half-finished novels that I had lurking, in my mind and on my hard drive. The voices in my head have other ideas. I wanted … Continued

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Finished for another year

NaNoWriMo is over for another year. If you were attempting it, I hope you achieved your goals. In the end, I wrote just under 80,000 words of We are Saul. I think that I was helped by the fact that … Continued

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The ghosts of NaNoWriMo past. 2019

Welcome to the latest of this year’s retrospective NaNoWriMo posts. Today, I’m telling you all about 2019 The novel that came from that challenge was The Hitman and the Thief. The idea came from my workshop, a course that I … Continued

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The ghosts of NaNoWriMo past. 2018

To continue my series of posts about NaNoWriMo, this week I’m telling you about my 2018 project. I had an idea for a Steampunk novel, in the style of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. It would be set in Norlandia, … Continued

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The ghosts of NaNoWriMo past. 2017

Welcome to the third of my retrospective NaNoWriMo posts, we’re now up to 2017. Unlike 2016, this year there was no short story to base my attempt on. I was starting from scratch. As well as Andorra Pett and the … Continued

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