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Second Year Struggles | September Writing Updates

My Path to 100k is a new blog series in which I struggle to reach the end of my current writing project, and reach my goal of 100,000 words, before the end of 2017. Follow my blog or my Twitter and Instagram to read along. Alternatively, you can read the first post here. Thank you for stopping by!

I have been notedly absent from here and from all social media. There is a reason for this and it is one that I fully anticipated: the summer holiday is over (all fourteen weeks of it for me) and I have a new timetable, a new room and a renewed fear of failure. Continue reading “Second Year Struggles | September Writing Updates”

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The Writing Path is Laid | August Writing Updates

Stupidly or wisely (because who knows where this will go, really?) I have set myself a goal for the end of the year. It’s very simple and very daunting all at the same time.

I want to reach 100,000 words in my current draft by the end of 2017.

I can hear it already: someone is flipping their hair and saying ‘Mimi, I wrote 50k in just one month for NaNoWriMo one time.’ And, yes, a lot of people are super speedy writers who practically set the keyboard on fire but I AM NOT ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE. I am both a terrible overwriter and a terribly slow writer and when both of those of those come together you have a problem. Continue reading “The Writing Path is Laid | August Writing Updates”