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nanowrimo – day 19

I’ve finished 19 chapters of 43,853 words so far this nanowrimo. The last three days, during which I played father of the bride at my daughter’s wedding, were nearly writing free but the only chapter I have left to write … Continue reading

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nanowrimo day eight

Today proved tough but I’ve managed to push my way through eight chapters, 21,129 words, of nanowrimo so far. The grind of trying to force myself to be creative day in and day out is starting to wear my vocabulary … Continue reading

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13,500 words and five chapters down. Steady as she goes. The trick to nanowrimo, I think, is to think up a 50,000 word story a few weeks before it begins. My usual problem is my novels want to be 400,000+ … Continue reading

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nanowrimo update

So far so good I’m pacing myself at 2,500 words a day. With proper planning, I can usually get this done by noon. Then I spend the rest of the day planning the next chapter. The month gets busy for … Continue reading

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Witch – chapter 1 – nanowrimo

Witch a novel by Lord Malinov Chapter One Prologue I’m writing this book because I believe my wife is a witch, that she has magical powers. Looking back with twenty/twenty hindsight, I thought she was a witch right away, the … Continue reading

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Swingers

Perspective, the point-of-view, the slant created by choice of narrator is one of my favorite tools to manipulate in writing a story. Here, I took a first-personish narrative about a swinger couple prowling a bar and shifted the perspective twenty … Continue reading

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In the Cards

I love to see my narrators challenged by ideas and insights that come from an unexpected direction – enjoy – Malinov In The Cards by Lord Malinov I am a scientist and a skeptic. I take logic and reason seriously. … Continue reading

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