| 2017 | January
  • writing

    NaNoWriMo starts tomorrow, are you ready?

    NaNoWriMo, the month of novel writing, starts tomorrow. Are you ready? Me? Not at all. I have the barest of bare-bones plans. That could have something to do with all the DIY that has been going on in my home. The current phase culminates today with a Writer’s Tea and chat (and food) to which everyone…

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  • Writings

    Writers of Thanet

    There are many writers who could be said to be writers of Thanet insofar as these writers came from or have been connected to Thanet. I’ve divided this list of Writers of Thanet by town. My primary source of information for this list was Wikipedia. As a result, many new and emerging writers of Thanet will…

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  • Competitions

    Do you NaNoWriMo?

    Who else has heard of NaNoWriMo? If you have yet to encounter it, this is your introduction to something that will take you nought to novel author in just 30 days. NaNoWriMo, or the National Novel Writing Month is a challenge to write a novel in just one month. Impossible you say, that’s what I thought…

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  • Characters

    Why we need to write fewer white male protagonists

    If you are looking for an audience for your stories you could do a lot better than targeting white able-bodied blokes. That market is already saturated. There are a lot of people hoping to read about people like themselves. You are missing out on willing readers if you ignore them. There is nothing wrong with white…

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  • Ball Pit

    Having fun at a writer’s group

    There is something magical about finding a fun writer’s group. At last weekend’s Sunday Writers group we tried out a new activity – Word Bingo. Now, before you groan here me out – this was a far more fun than it had any right to be. That might be because I am hugely competitive and…

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  • science-fiction
    World Building

    World Building: Alien Numbers

    In this post, I am going to take a brief look at constructing the idea of Alien Numbers in your alien world. World building your alien world is a topic I hope to visit a few times. Perhaps not to the same depth as mental illness or crafting authentic female characters but to a good degree….

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NaNoWriMo30th November 2017
It's all over for another year. Time to think about editing.


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