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Chaotic Beginnings (TCWT)

Chaotic Beginnings (TCWT)

What are you writing for NaNoWriMo? Briefly explain how this book idea come about. Then write a mock first page for the novel. That’s what the TCWT blog chain want to know this month, and in the past I would have found this more than easy. I mean, until recently my novel was fully planned – I knew my characters, I knew who the murderer was, and I knew a whole load about how it was opening and developing throughout…

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NaNoWriMo Is A Tool, Not A Rule

NaNoWriMo Is A Tool, Not A Rule

This might seem a bit seasonally inappropriate. It’s June, not November. But you have never been more wrong. It is utterly inappropriate, as yesterday marked the beginning of the June session of ‘Camp NaNoWriMo’. Camp NaNo is a pared-down version of National Novel Writing Month. Instead of forums it’s got ‘cabins’, so you don’t tend to talk to more than about five other people. In some ways, it’s quite cosy, although a lot of people tend to hang out on…

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Moany Monday: The attack of the vocal characters…

Moany Monday: The attack of the vocal characters…

I’m not talking about technology today simply because I’m too fed up to bother. Also, I’ve not had a huge amount of time for using it this weekend, meaning that a post is a little difficult. So, my vocal characters. I mentioned them in Friday’s post and I can tell you, they’re getting a whole lot worse. They waited until I worked out who was behind this plot (yay! one problem solved!) and then hit me with the bigger questions,…

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