Writing

NaNoWriMo – Day 19

To my surprise, I am still writing to the curve. It feels strange, day after day. Every morning thinking this is the day I'll stop writing it, but being pushed on by that brown line. I'm competitive, even with myself. Especially with myself. Sometimes the story comes together

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NaNoWriMo – Day 7

Today I am sick and hiding in my office with the window open, trying to cool my skin, which is on fire. I've written just over 10,000 words, which was par for yesterday, but I've not written anything today. I might, just to see what

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How important is story?

Because I am a staggeringly good procrastinator, I read a lot about writing and post a lot on writing forums. This helps me to feel like I'm making progress without actually doing any work. But you see, I'm coming unstuck. People keep saying that the core

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If I weren’t mental

If I weren't mental, I'd be spending today in a secret laneway bar with my hand inside a man's pocket and my other hand around a drink with a hipster name like 'Pimms No. 1 jar' (because good drinks come in mason jars, also daisies), and I would be listening

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