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My Tools

  It’s almost time for NaNoWriMo 2012. I’m excited, and a little nervous. These are the selection of tools I’ll be using for the month, going clockwise from the top: * My netbook. The Netronomicon. It’s getting on a little … Continue reading

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo Part Seven: Scenes

Here’s part seven of my series of articles about Preparing for NaNoWriMo. One of the big horrors of NaNoWriMo is getting to a point where you don’t know what’s immediately about to happen next. Hopefully with this article, you’ll have … Continue reading

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo Part Six: Arc

I’ve written part six of my series about getting ready for this NaNoWriMo, using examples from my past novels and this year’s. Now we’re on to arc as we get onto the final stretch before November. It’s great having ideas, … Continue reading

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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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