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Lizzie Harwood / Posts tagged "writing"

What 'winning' Nanowrimo means to me.

At first I thought that what I wrote wasn't too bad and started imagining how quickly I can put Betty and Alabama out there in the publishing world as 'real'. Then, of course, I finished reading Jo Nesbo's The Devil's Star and I realised that my 50,000 words towards Polaroid Nights needs a) another 50,000 words, and b) some really excellent research and thinking-through of the perpetrator and crimes because c) I pretty much wrote it just from some odd...

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Nanowrimo euphoria… sort of.

I am still Nanowrimo'ing - we are three days away from November 30th and the 50,000 word goal. I'm at 44,913 words, so I am quietly confident that I can get the remaining 5,000-odd words down. Of course, that's not to say that what I've written is useable, editable or even comprehensible. I've shifted around with no transitions, I've introduced characters only to have them fade into the mist, I've changed point of view with no consistency. But that's probably how...

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