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Preparing for NaNoWriMo Part Five: Setting

I’ve written part five of my series about getting ready for this NaNoWriMo, using examples from my past novels and this year’s. Now we’re on to setting, the physical location for your story and what it means to use a … Continue reading

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo Part Four: Character

I’ve written part four of my series about getting ready for this NaNoWriMo, using examples from my past novels and this year’s. This time it’s Character, in what will probably be my longest post. I realised I could write possibly … Continue reading

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo: Part Three

Here’s part three of my guide to preparing to write a novel in a short amount of time. This time I’m covering Theme & Mood of the novel, with examples of my past works and a look at what this … Continue reading

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo: Part Two

I have written another article about preparing for NaNoWriMo. This time it’s all about plot and influence. In this piece, I also reveal what this year’s big idea is. Preparing for NaNoWriMo: What is NaNoWriMo and why am I reading … Continue reading

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo: Part One

It’s October the first, and that means one thing. National Novel Writing Month is just round the corner. I’ve got eight articles which will show you how I plan to write a novel, especially this one. While not a guide … Continue reading

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Friday Night Lights, A Perfect Pilot

Because writing 50,000 words in a month isn’t enough, I’ve decided to write an article about the most impressive tv pilot I’ve seen this autumn, a show from five years ago which has only recently ended: Friday Night Lights.   … Continue reading

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Where I’m at: NaNoWriMo

I’ve been off the grid for a while, and here’s why. In the last two weeks, I’ve had a massive shift in which novel I’m writing for NaNoWriMo. It’s changed things up, but I think I’m mostly prepared now. THE … Continue reading

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