Nanowrimo week 1 achievement unlocked

One week of Nanowrimo down and I’m still here. Not only am I still here, but I’m still writing and I even goddamn hit the target wordcount. *balloons, whistles, wine, sleep* And, I think, that some of the words might even be in the right order. Huzzah, I have survived! (so far) And to mark…

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The dawning realisation that Nanowrimo is about to start

Today I’ve played the harmonica.   I’ve annoyed the cat. I’ve drunk copious amounts of coffee. I’ve cleaned the kitchen. I’ve put the bins out. I’ve even watched an episode of the Apprentice. And now I can’t ignore the fact that Nanowrimo starts tomorrow. Or at midnight tonight if we’re being precise. And this year…

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Get yourself some Dust Lounge decor

Or, at least, some Dust Lounge desktop wallpaper. You might have noticed there’s been a bit of a clean up around here. Some cobwebs have been blown away, others have been carefully draped over cushions and cats that sit still too long (which is, incidentally, the nature of most cats). And to celebrate, you can…

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Goddamn my writerly Achille’s heels

What do you do when you’ve finished writing something like a novel, eh? Well, I mean, after the obvious bit where you get pissed on whisky and give your mum a lap dance. … what… … is that just me…? Well, whatever, we’ve all got our own parties to get on down to. (I saw…

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Where is all the writerly wisdom?

Well, Easter’s been a darn fine time. There’s been chocolate, there’s been tea cakes, and the cat has been in a spectacularly epic bad mood which culminated in savaging the mother in law (but at least it didn’t require a trip to the Emergency Room… let’s not talk about the last time that happened…) And,…

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