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NaNoClaireBear – I did it!

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month – 30 days to write your novel) ended on 30 November. I started Nano-ing a week late and ended a week early, but despite that, I now have a 69,267 word manuscript, so ‘Yay’ for … Continue reading

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I’m murdering my darlings: editing the first draft

  I have started to … Edit My Manuscript. Now I personally feel┬áthe meaning of the phrase ‘Murder your darlings’ (coined by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch) as I chop out great swathes of (my!) words. But I love Noah Lukeman’s advice … Continue reading

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