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Camp Nanowrimo in April

I’ve been too exhausted to post much, again. But luckily, not too exhausted to write. The novel has progressed! I decided to do Camp Nanowrimo in April to get revision done more efficiently. I set myself a 30-hour goal – … Continue reading

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Novel revision: My process so far

I’ve been meaning to write this post for ages, and I feel a bit frustrated that I didn’t manage to do it earlier. It would’ve been more interesting to get posts from various stages of the revision process. I’ve kept … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo epic win!

No Sunday recs today – I’m too wiped out by a) finishing up a (not great) draft of an academic article in the morning, and b) writing around 5,000 words of my novel and thus WINNING NANOWRIMO YAAAY. This counts … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: art magic

Have been way too exhausted to blog lately. Should learn better time management, or possibly just somehow learn how to be less busy… Anyway, small rec for today because I don’t want to get too badly out of the habit: … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: art lessons, limestone, berries

Two poems and a story today. First, an oldie but goodie from 2010: “Art Lessons” by Yoon Ha Lee (in Stone Telling). This is a really good poem, witches’ daughters transforming into a great feminist punch. Then something more recent, … Continue reading

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Camp Nanowrimo success

Long time no post (not even Sunday recs – sorry about that). This month has been ridic busy. So much work, so many other things I’ve been taking care of… I think I haven’t even mentioned that I decided to … Continue reading

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2014 in review

On 1 January I made a post about my writing in 2013 and my hopes for 2014. I like looking back on the past year at its end, so here we go again. My writing goals for 2014 were (slightly … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo, Day 9

Word count: 14,709/50,000 Beverages enjoyed: Delicious Tanzanian black tea, from a proper teacup with a saucer and everything. Feeling: Drained. SO DRAINED. But also rather deliriously happy. During the past week, I’ve been struggling with word count and having energy … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo 2014 is go!

November is here, and Nanowrimo with it! Huzzah! This year, I was going to have an Outline. A proper outline, with the main plotlines all neat and organised, and the major incidents all plotted out. Aww, self, so optimistic. Well, … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Everything Martha Wells has ever written

I was introduced to Martha Wells’ books earlier this year through this squee post by Kate Elliott (whose work I love, as I’ve mentioned before on this blog). I’m so glad I discovered Martha Wells! I’ve been reading everything of … Continue reading

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