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Living With Strangers: Miriam in Ireland, 2017

Living With Strangers: Miriam in Ireland, 2017

One of the things I said about my trip to Ireland was that I would be reliant on the help and goodwill of strangers. Moreover, I knew I’d be sleeping in shared dorms with people I’d never met before, including a mixed dorm in Drogheda.  (Apart from family members, I’ve never really lived with men in any capacity. I go to a women’s college, so even at uni — which in any case doesn’t have shared rooms — I don’t…

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A Call To Pens

A Call To Pens

This is an important announcement. Due to my RSI, I’m taking a complete break from writing for the rest of August. From September, I’ll go back to work on collaborative projects to which I am committed, but I won’t resume working on novels until October at the earliest. My hands are beginning to recover, but I am willing to do what it takes to make sure I never go through that again. So. I’m not writing. Blogging, however, involves the…

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The Only NaNo Advice You’ll Ever Need

The Only NaNo Advice You’ll Ever Need

So, NaNoWriMo starts in just a few hours – or has already started, if you’re in a futuristic time zone / actually from the future – and I’m here to give you some advice! To be fair, I wasn’t planning to write a blog post today, but I’m going to be seeing a LATER showing of Skyfall as the one we’d planned to go to is full (I’ll be home late enough I might as well stay up until midnight,…

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