My 2018 NaNoWriMo Journey #NaNoWriMo18 #Writer

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I have decided to record my 2018 NaNoWriMo journey in a blog post. November is National Novel Writing month (NaNoWriMo) and by signing up to the contest you agree to write 50,000 words in a month. So, here is what happened in a diary style format:

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If I Had Started Writing Seriously When I Was Younger I Might Be Published Now, But Was The Younger Me Ready To Write a Book? #AmWriting #Writing

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I have been listening to a great writing podcast called Write or Die. It is perfect for writers, like me, who are deep in the querying trenches. If you are struggling with rejection and the journey to publication, listen to this. Podcast host and author, Claribel Ortega, focuses on the struggle and the suffering with […]

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#BookReview Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab #Mystery #Bookish

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*Alert* The main character of this book, Barnabas Tew, has stolen my heart. In terms of fictional character crushes I never thought I would fall for a hopeless Victorian detective. I also never thought I would enjoy reading a mystery novel as much as I did with this one, so it has already broken boundaries with […]

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How To Handle Recycled Characters #AmWriting #Writing

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You’re busy writing your draft romance novel. Things were going well…until you started getting a nagging thought; there is something very familiar about your new fictional character. You can’t put your finger on it. Why does it feel like you have met them before in another life? The hairs on your neck stand upright and […]

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Job Description: The Writer’s Teenage Offspring #WritersLife #Writers

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Job: Vacancy: The Writer’s Teenage Offspring About The Role:  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a teenager to help support their writer parent throughout their literary journey. Hours: Can vary each week and will be dependent upon: Hormone levels of the teenager (and their female writer parent). The state of the teenager’s bedroom. Teenage skin […]

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5 Things I Have Learned About Writing Second Books #Writer #Writing @bookish_yogi

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I have invited author Rachel Burton back to guest post on BlondeWriteMore for several reasons: Her last guest post, ‘5 Things I Wish I had Known Whilst Writing My First Novel, did well and it resulted in me smiling at my blog stats bar graph. I have just finished reading her debut novel, ‘The Many Colours […]

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