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Redundant Word-Padding And Plagiarism

Redundant Word-Padding And Plagiarism

I’m talking about my first novel. I’ll start by saying that there are a lot of potholes into which baby authors fall. And I fell into all of them. My first novel was written in 15 days and it was just over 50 thousand words long. I was thirteen years old, and I had never written something longer than 10k before. Therefore, I decided that the way to do it was to add lots and lots of description. That was…

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Feather Pen Friday: Dun?

Feather Pen Friday: Dun?

Okay, so I think I’ve been reading the NaNoisms forum too much because I originally intended to call this post ‘Done?’. However I like the new version and have left it be. Well, a couple of days ago I finished the third book in my trilogy. It’s called Returning (the book, not the trilogy), although I’m probably going to change that name, and it’s finished. Hooray. Unfortunately, I began it while the second one was still a first draft –…

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Feather Pen Friday: I’m writing a novel, what’s new?

Feather Pen Friday: I’m writing a novel, what’s new?

So! Good morning, dear friends, good morning. I’m feeling a little lightheaded, probably because it’s about ten past eight and I’m already writing a blog post. I’m writing a novel right now. I know! Terribly exciting, isn’t it? I’d forgotten how much fun writing was – it’s been ages since I wrote anything new. Properly, that is. I’ve been editing for goodness knows how long, and then I tried to start something but it petered out after less than ten…

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