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NaNoWriMo: Day 3

NaNoWriMo: Day 3

So it’s the end of the third day of Nano, and surprisingly I am still on track despite being very busy. I got back from work at 5:30 pm, did some jobs and replied to emails until about 7:30 when my partner came home and we talked about his day and got dinner. I didn’t […]

Posted November 3, 2010 in Creative Writing
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NaNoWriMo: Day 2

NaNoWriMo: Day 2

So I’ve just reached the end of day 2, and I’m at 5008 words- a whole day’s worth (1676) ahead of target. This is good because I’ve got a long day at work tomorrow, my mum popping over for ‘a quick chat’ on thursday, a late night finish on friday and a wedding to attend […]

Posted November 3, 2010 in Creative Writing
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NaNoWriMo Resources

NaNoWriMo Resources

Here’s a collection of resources that I’ve stumbled across on my travels that have been created specifically for NaNoWriMo participants . I hope you find them useful. Don’t forget there are other more general novel writing resources on this blog from name generators to plot worksheets. You can find all the novel writing resources here. […]

Posted November 2, 2010 in Creative Writing
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NaNoWriMo: Day 1

NaNoWriMo: Day 1

NaNoWriMo has finally kicked off! I have added a new feature to the blog- a box that tracks all my Nano stats-and I will be updating it daily. I will also try to post a daily update on my progress if I get the time. Although some crazy people got up at midnight to start […]

Posted November 1, 2010 in Creative Writing
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When is a Hole Not a Hole?

I’ve decided that the story is not just about the literal dark, underground bunker they are living in, but other kinds of holes. I started to do a mind map of all the different meanings and association of the word ‘hole’, and here’s what I came up with: Falling down the rabbit hole-curiosity leading one […]

Posted October 27, 2010 in Creative Writing
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Character Planning for NaNoWriMo 2010

I’ve been doing a lot of planning for NaNoWriMo over the past week, and have put together some basic character sketches. Here they are: Millicent Taylor (Millie)-middle aged housewife and mother who gave up all her dream of becoming an actress for the sake of her family. She is maternal and caring, but life has […]

Posted October 25, 2010 in Creative Writing
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The Hole Within: NaNoWriMo 2010

November is nearly upon us, and you know what that means? NanoWrimo! If you’re not familiar with NanoWrimo, it stands for National Novel Writing Month, and you can find out more about it here. Now, I did create a profile last year, and I had a vague idea of a story which I started and […]

Posted October 16, 2010 in Creative Writing
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