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20 Questions I’m Asking Myself

20 Questions I’m Asking Myself

How are you going to stop yourself obsessively refreshing your inbox every day after the Pitch Wars submission window closes? No, obsessing over your Instagram stats isn’t a good answer; that wouldn’t stop you. So what else are you going to do? Oh, you’re going to write something new? That sounds like a good idea. If you get picked for Pitch Wars, you’ll just be revising Butterfly of Night for the rest of the year. It might be nice to…

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Goodreads Says I’ve Read Books

Goodreads Says I’ve Read Books

Have any of you guys used that Facebook app where it takes things you’ve said in status updates and comments and ‘generates’ a status that you might have written? I was procrastinating earlier while working on quote-hunting for themes in The Iliad (not the most riveting revision technique), and I found myself playing with it. Half of them were non-sentences, a few were hysterical, and overall I realised I talk about my characters too much on Facebook, but one of…

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Spelling Out My Taste In Books

Spelling Out My Taste In Books

My friend Engie at Musings From Neville’s Navel took part in this book tag, and although I don’t often use tags or memes on my blog, I like talking about books, so I thought I might as well take part. (This is also because I have a list of posts to write and they all look overly serious. I wanted a break.) It’s Harry Potter themed but, like all book posts, reflects my fairly eclectic reading taste. Links in this…

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The Next Big Thing (Blog Hop)

The Next Big Thing (Blog Hop)

I was tagged for a thing! And because I said I’d try and post a bit more and I haven’t yet started writing for today, so I’m not distracted, I’ll fill it in now. What is your working title of your book (or story)? Forget My Wings, though I’m not sure I’ll keep the title. I’m also working on a short story called Status: Offline but that’s another post :) Where did the idea come from for the book? I took some…

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