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Prep for NaNoWriMo

If you are, like me, getting some prep for Nanowrimo in, I thought I’d give some quick tips to help you out and get ready for NaNoWriMo month, which is nearly upon us! (Disclaimer – I’ve not done NaNoWriMo before but I’ve taken part in a few 24 hour play events and had the experience …

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A holiday sunset

Start writing after time away from the keyboard

Are you struggling to start writing after a long time away from the keyboard (or notebook)? Can you figure out why? It isn’t writer’s block. There are 3 things that you do to motivate yourself. 3 things that lead to real, tangible outcomes. Here’s what you do. Give yourself a target. Make yourself accountable. Reward your successes. …

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The best books for writers

3 tips to help you choose a writing course

There are a number of different writing courses of different costs and sizes. You only have to look at the likes of Faber, Raindance or the Guardian. One writing course can promise to help with character, another structure, another formatting. The list goes on. But with this shear volume of courses available, which one should you pick?  Your time …

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