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Fiction Fragment: Best Laid Plans

I’m sitting in a coffee place, and this little fragment that may end up in the book came tumbling out: I phoned Kay to see how she was getting on with the grimoires, and to let her know we were … Continue reading

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Fiction Fragment: Wake-up Call

The dreaded novel is back in production – the following is a sneaky blick-breaker/first draft that has already been combined with something else to be a bit different in the typed up main draft. Confused? Just roll with it. I … Continue reading

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Fiction Fragment: Board Meeting Announcement

I’ve just been transcribing from my notebooks and found this scrawled next to a sketch of some kind of alien (nothing unusual about that if you’ve ever looked at my notebooks or social media feeds): “Jimmy couldn’t be here today, … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Teeth – Synopsis and Extract

This is the synopsis and extract I posted on the Nanowrimo website while writing. I’ll be putting up the first three chapters as a pdf on this site in a few days probably – mainly as its an extract that … Continue reading

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Nearing the Finishing Post

November is slipping away, and I’m taking a brief pause from the writing to, um, write here instead – mainly because I need a break from writing about werewolves and ghosts for five minutes while the kettle is boiling. As … Continue reading

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Snarky day

Ever get the feeling you’re having one of those days and just haven’t recognised it yet? I’ve just written this and felt faintly pleased even while wondering quite where it came from: A car pulled up alongside me. It was … Continue reading

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A quick Update

So yes, here we are – November and Nanowrimo has begun – my profile page there is http://www.nanowrimo.org/en/participants/ludd72 and should be reflecting the word count as I remember to update and transcribe my pages of notes. I’m only counting what … Continue reading

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