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This is how I write – a daily routine: Creating the mindset to write

In the morning my wife gets up at 5 and leaves at 7, giving me a quick kiss before she goes. I roll over and sleep in for another hour or two, after which I get up and make myself … Continue reading

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Day 23: Back on Track

In starting a book I had been thinking about for the longest time for casual writing, I hit 3500 words in little under 2 hours. Current total word count 86.286 including finishing one complete book front to back and writing … Continue reading

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NaNo 10 days to go

So… With around 10 days to go, varying on where you live, how s your word-count going? How many words do you still have to do, divide by 10, and you have your general daily amount. Will you step up … Continue reading

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Tips for NaNoWriMo: Procrastination & Writers Block

Yes, well… this can happen to everyone and today it seems to be my turn. I woke up not having slept well and all day my head seems in a daze, I am procrastinating the hell out of everything, and … Continue reading

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Self-Reflection

As NaNo is pressing on and the end of it is on the horizon, I believe it is time for some self-reflection. Now this piece is not to bum you out and to get you to stop writing, but to … Continue reading

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Another book finished

Well, running NaNo really paid off, as I just found I have nailed down yet another book.  It was a massive writing spurt, 4 hours each day every day for  3 weeks, summing a grand total of 72755 words, 191 pages … Continue reading

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Writing Tip of the day: gems and shyte

By now you have bounced from things you have written that are awesome to things that were complete shyte. This is normal. Ignore the temptation to start rewriting now that you are well underway, just make sidenotes here and there … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Tips: sidetracking

As time progresses, around this date you might find yourself distracted by all new exciting idea’s. For me it is the reappearance of an old wish to write and design a tabletop roleplaying system and become immensely rich and successful. … Continue reading

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Some tips about Facebook for better writing

Some tips to make Facebook less of a distraction when writing. Turning off Facebook is not going to help as in the back of your mind you will keep wondering if someone has posted something. That is why I suggest … Continue reading

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Writing: using speech patterns

Good… some more advice I have found quite handy: using Speech patterns. It can be quite tricky to keep a conversation on the page flowing and still show who says what. I have found that speech patterning works quite well … Continue reading

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