Nanowrimo 2017

Posted on Tue 03 October 2017 in News • Tagged with Nanowrimo, Canva, First Byte, Weaver of Dreams, Ulysses • 2 min read

I reveal my Nanowrimo 2017 project and get an unexpected second bite at Ulysses.


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Scope and a painful lesson learnt

Posted on Tue 19 September 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, structure, writing • 4 min read

After a week of reflecting on my novel's scope, I decide the re-write has strayed too far from my original vision.


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Weaver marathon no-more

Posted on Wed 06 September 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, writing, Nanowrimo, blogging • 3 min read

I fall short of my self-imposed word-count and deadline for finishing Weaver of Dreams but decide I rather enjoy journalling my writing.


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Day twenty-one -- Weaver Marathon

Posted on Mon 21 August 2017 in Journal • Tagged with writing, Weaver of Dreams, cooking • 2 min read

21 days down and another important scene drafted. Sunday is turning out to be my favourite day of the week.


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How I structure novels in Scrivener

Posted on Sat 19 August 2017 in Articles • Tagged with Scrivener, structures, Ulysses, Weaver of Dreams • 3 min read

After reading Matt Gemmell's post on structuring his novel Changer in Ulysses, I take up his open offer to describe how I organise my novel in Scrivener.


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Day fifteen - Weaver marathon

Posted on Tue 15 August 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, writing • 1 min read

I'm still plugging away at the novel despite catching the bug the rest of my family had as well as having teething problems with my new publication process.


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Sick of the Studio

Posted on Sat 05 August 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, Metallica, Agents • 5 min read

What does a Metallica concert I attended ten years ago have to do with writing a novel? More than I thought, but then again, perhaps I'm getting sentimental in my old age.


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Day four - Weaver Marathon

Posted on Fri 04 August 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, Excerpt • 3 min read

Another 500 words and it feels like I'm finding my stride. Since I can't think of much to blog about, you can read an excerpt instead.


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Day three - Weaver Marathon

Posted on Thu 03 August 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, Writing, Metaphysics, Spirituality • 3 min read

The slow pace continues, but I have written a goodly amount of notes and outlines. Oddly enough, they make me consider my own sense of the metaphysical.


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Day two - Weaver Marathon

Posted on Wed 02 August 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams • 2 min read

I get off to a slow but productive start and contemplate the importance of forming good habits.


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