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Month: November 2016

REFLECTIONS ON NANOWRIMO 2016 ?>

REFLECTIONS ON NANOWRIMO 2016

I’ve won Nanowrimo 2016. For anyone whose memory needs refreshing, the challenge is to write a 50,000-word novel in a month. I cheated, I admit. I’d got a half finished novel, The Three Faces of Holly and decided to try to finish it off. I’d already written about 40,000 words. So, my second experience of Nanowrimo was quite different from the first. I didn’t enjoy it as much this time around and I did feel less motivated particularly towards the…

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TWO THIRDS OF THE WAY THROUGH NANOWRIMO 2016 ?>

TWO THIRDS OF THE WAY THROUGH NANOWRIMO 2016

It’s 21 November, so we’re halfway through Nanowrimo 2016. This is my second time of doing Nanowrimo and it’s a different experience from the first time, mainly, because I haven’t started from scratch this time. I wanted to use Nanowrimo to finish off a novel I started some time ago and got to about 40,000 words. In some ways, it has been good, knowing I’ve already got 40,000 words I can use towards the word count. It takes the pressure…

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First Day of Nanowrimo ?>

First Day of Nanowrimo

Today is the first day of National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo) 2016. I’m feeling pretty confident that I can win Nanowrimo – you have to write 50,000 words and I’m planning to cheat. Although apparently this is called being a Nanowrimo Rebel. I have an unfinished novel of about 40,000 words – The Three Faces of Holly that I want to finish so I’m using Nanowrimo to try to do this. Not quite so confident that I will finish the…

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