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The Joys of Technology!

I’m writing this as a check to see if this post goes out. There appeared to be a glitch last Wednesday 17th, with the post I wrote, and it wasn’t emailed to subscribers, although it was published. If you receive this, and/or you received last Wednesday’s, I’d be grateful if... read more

Not the Damned First Draft Again!

I know I’ve blogged about the difficulties of the first draft before. But what I don’t know why I’m making such a song and dance about it. When I wrote my first two novels (a very long time ago!), I wrote them by hand in exercise books and then got... read more

Why I’m Not Doing NaNoWriMo

It’s November, that time of year, when writers put themselves through the trauma of NaNoWriMo. For anyone not familiar with the acronym, it stands for National Novel Writing Month. The website describes it as a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.¬†On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of... read more