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Where November went
Where November went

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I lament a disastrous November and aborted Nanowrimo campaign, while flying to Sydney for work. Man...I'm looking forward to the holidays!

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Taking stock and giving thanks

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Writing a post about productivity management makes me appreciate how much I've actually written this year. I reflect on my motivations, achievements and voice how much I appreciate my readers around the world.

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Why and where I use advertising

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A reader's dislike for advertising prompts me to answer the question of why I advertise on my blog. I ponder whether it's time to stop even though it makes me money.

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When the well runs dry
When the well runs dry

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Admitting to myself I've burnt out, leads me to find ways I can refuel my creative energies. Rather than resorting to despair, I acknowledge that it's okay to admit I'm not perfect and self-investment is no cause for guilt.

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How NanoWrimo is changing my writing

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With Nanowrimo 2017 shaping up to be as a success, I'm forced to ask some serious questions of my self as a self-styled writer of fantasy struggling with the tropes of the genre.

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Joining the Dark Side

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I contemplate a switch to Wordpress and Ulysses for blogging after four years of using a static-site generator.

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Shelving Weaver for Nanowrimo

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I temporarily shelve my novel, Weaver of Dreams, so I can concentrate on my project for Nanowrimo 2017

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Scope and a painful lesson learnt

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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

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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

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

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