Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

Back to School?

I love this time of year: still sunny(ish) and warm(ish) but the hot months (when I struggle to sleep and can never decide what to wear) are over, the dreaded ‘C-mas’ is not yet looming and there are lots of … Continue reading

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I ❤ Deadlines!

Just look at that fancy header! (It took me ages to work out how to add that heart). Last Friday, 30th October, was a date I’d had firmly fixed in my head and in my diary for several weeks. It … Continue reading

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My Writing A-Z … M is for MSLEXIA

M is for MSLEXIA (‘for women who write’). I really like this magazine and have a subscription to it (ahem, please note photo of the last issue, received at least a fortnight ago, still in its plastic wrapper, because I’m … Continue reading

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Highland Cows & Trying To Write A Novel

Lots of competition news for you to start this post (which is a bit of a hotch-potch! Forgive me!): 1. The October Writers Bureau competition was won by one of my lovely ‘birthday twins’: Ninette Hartley! Hurrah – yet another … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday: Write & Win Tickets to special ‘War Horse’ Event

Now, shussh.. I’m not supposed to be here. I’m supposedly taking part in NaNoWriMo, so I should be writing my 50,000 word novel NOW! I am too embarrassed to tell you how many of the 6,667 words that I’m supposed … Continue reading

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A Few Little Reminders…

(No, I’m not going to remind you to put your clocks back! You read this blog don’t you – you aren’t stupid!) First reminder: you’ve still got time to enter my free ‘mini saga’ competition! Closing date is midnight on … Continue reading

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