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Thunderstruck – Once More Into The Drafting Breach

It feels great to say that I have now been given a deadline (one of those wonderful, terrible, productivity-fuelling, dread-summoning, fire-under-the-pants things that we love and hate!) for my third novel (See my Orbit Series page for already released & upcoming … Continue reading

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Greetings, Catching up, Shiny News

Greetings folks of the WordPress realm! What do you mean, ‘Who’s that?’ It’s me! *waves* I know, I’m sorry. I have been AWOL. This is simply because ‘busy’ doesn’t begin to cover it. Being productive and proactive I have found … Continue reading

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August is done. Now for the rest of the year…

So August is done and with help of K. C. Dyer’s achievement-generating hashtag game #ProjectAugust, I am now two-thirds of the way through my draft of my project-with-a-deadline (currently at 108,000 words, baby!) and have reached the second of the two … Continue reading

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#ProjectAugust Update

Earlier in the week I put up  post about my intention to join in with #ProjectAugust (brainchild of K. C. Dyer) which, in short, is a way to get something significant achieved in the month of August. Most participants seem … Continue reading

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Just in case you hadn’t noticed…

Just to clarify, as I still have the page labelled as my ‘current project’, The Road Elsewhere is currently on hold whilst I seize an opportunity that has raised with another project. I still have high hopes for TRE (who knows, … Continue reading

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Got a goal? Join me for #ProjectAugust!

Accountability and deadlines can have a wonderous effect on productivity. Not everyone works well under pressure, it’s true, but I have found having something I *have* to work towards has made me shed all excuses and just knuckle down. I … Continue reading

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2000

Tonight’s revelation: 2,000 words is not that much. I mean, it is. Sort of. On my average writing night I used to produce between 1000-1500 words a night. That was only once a week, after work and I still felt … Continue reading

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Holy Real-Life-Deadline, Batman!

I can’t go into any real detail at this point but I can say I have been given what amounts to my first real deadline. And boy does it feel real. Red-circle-on-the-calendar, cancelling-all-plans real. I had deadlines at university, of … Continue reading

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