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Participating in NaNoWriMo 2022

In the past month, I have been writing as part of NaNoWriMo 2022 and it has coincided with my last module as part of my Masters. The Creative Dissertation has been the hardest module but NaNoWriMo 2022 gave me the tools to keep track of everything and plunge into the words. I have not forced… Continue reading Participating in NaNoWriMo 2022

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Finishing NaNoWriMo 2021

Some of you may know I have been participating in NaNoWriMo again this year. I have taken a different method this time; I knew that I wasn't going to complete the 50,000 words and I didn't want to pressure myself to do so. Realms of Magic hasn't gotten very far lately because I'm trying to… Continue reading Finishing NaNoWriMo 2021

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Participating in NaNoWriMo 2021 – Day 16

Some of you may know I have been working on a series of books with the working title Realms of Magic. Currently, it comprises three novels and at least one novella. Lately, I have been developing this collection throughout my Masters in Creative Writing, which I started in January, however, I am also using NaNoWriMo—National… Continue reading Participating in NaNoWriMo 2021 – Day 16

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Participating in NanoWrimo 2021 – Day 1

Today is the start of NanoWriMo 2021 and once again I am participating amongst friends and fellow writers as we try and reach 50,000 words by the end of the month. In previous years, I have pushed myself a little too hard to reach the goal and haven't come up with anything I can be… Continue reading Participating in NanoWrimo 2021 – Day 1

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Camp NaNoWriMo 2021

In July, I participated in Camp NaNoWriMo for the first time. I have previously participated in NaNoWriMo challenges which take place every November, but I fancied writing at a different time of year. Currently I am part the way through studying my MA in Professional Creative Writing at Coventry University. While writing is a discipline, I… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo 2021

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NaNoWriMo 2020 – Writing in Chaos

Earlier this month, I participated in NaNoWriMo 2020 with a goal of writing 50,000 words of my young adult book Realms of Magic, Book 2. As mentioned in Participating in NaNoWriMo 2020, I wanted to achieve 50,000 words by the end of November 2020. My goals were to strengthen the content, character developing and storyline… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2020 – Writing in Chaos

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Participating in Nanowrimo 2020

Last year, I participated in NanoWrimo with a project I have spent years working on. For those of you who do not know, NanoWrimo stands for National November Writing Month. The target is to write 50,000 words from 1st November until the 30th November.  This year, I have decided to participate again. Recently, I decided… Continue reading Participating in Nanowrimo 2020

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Considering A Masters Degree in Creative Writing

Introduction After I graduated from De Montfort University (DMU) with a 2:1 in BA Honours Creative Writing and Journalism, I decided to take time out of education. Both, for personal reasons, as well respite, while I figured out what to do next. Naturally, I started to write again and began to recapture what my writing once was.… Continue reading Considering A Masters Degree in Creative Writing

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Participating in Nanowrimo – End of Day 21 results!

As I said in my last, Nanowrimo post, this is the first time I am participating. I'm a little behind at the minute, but I have caught up a lot since my I last showed you my stat count! Also, Shannon and I have entered into a race to see who gets to the 50,000… Continue reading Participating in Nanowrimo – End of Day 21 results!

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First time Participating in NanoWrimo 2019 — Day 13

My friend, Shannon, has told me about Nanowrimo this year, so we both have signed up to hit this year's challenge. Nanowrimo (National Novermber Writing Month), for those of you that don't know, is a challenge for all writers in all disciplines. The aim of the challenge is to have a piece of work that… Continue reading First time Participating in NanoWrimo 2019 — Day 13