Novels, On Writing, Reviews, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (09.04.2017) Of More Words and New Ideas

Currently reading: The True Blood Omnibus by Charlaine Harris Weekly Novel Word Count: 5,430 Weekly Short Story Word Count: 905 Weekly Review Word Count: 564 Weekly Fanfiction Word Count: 1,616 Here's the formula for perfect productivity in writing: ambient soundscapes + disconnection from the Internet = at least 600 words per weekday and over 1000… Continue reading Weekly Update (09.04.2017) Of More Words and New Ideas

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Weekly Update (26.03.2017) Of Short Stories and Sickness

Currently reading: Angel of Storms by Trudi Canavan Novel Weekly Word Count: 3905 Short Story Weekly Word Count: 464 Review Word Count: 566 Fanfiction Word Count: 717 As you can see, I've decided to add a few more word counts to my weekly updates to give both you and me a better idea of what… Continue reading Weekly Update (26.03.2017) Of Short Stories and Sickness

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Weekly Update (19.03.2017) – Of No Distractions and Lots of Words

Currently reading: Angel of Storms by Trudi Canavan (one of my favourite authors) Fortnightly¬†Fiction Word Count: 14927 Fortnightly Review Word Count: 1993 As you've probably noticed, I didn't make a weekly update last week. That was because I was on holiday at that time and decided that I was going to use that time¬†as a… Continue reading Weekly Update (19.03.2017) – Of No Distractions and Lots of Words

Novels, On Writing, Reviews, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (05.03.2017)

Currently (re)reading: Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice Weekly Word Count: 4002 Review Word Count: 578 I seem to be having the opposite problem I was having last year - I'm writing more of my novel than I am of my reviews. Not necessarily a bad thing but it is starting to annoy me… Continue reading Weekly Update (05.03.2017)

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Weekly Update: (12.02.2017) Of Reviews and Strictly

Currently (re)reading: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova Weekly Word Count: 3555 Review Word Count: 2547 My main achievement this week is getting my review of Feast of Fools done. The first draft is done and, when the time comes, I'll polish it before it's published. It's nice to feel that I have a review waiting… Continue reading Weekly Update: (12.02.2017) Of Reviews and Strictly

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Weekly Update (29.01.2017)

Currently reading: Angels of Music by Kim Newman Weekly Word Count: 4055 My word count keeps getting higher and higher. I'm rather proud of myself for that. I'm on the hundredth page of my fourth draft of my manuscript now and, once I've got through another scene, I'll be going away from rewriting and into… Continue reading Weekly Update (29.01.2017)

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Weekly Update (08.01.2017)

Currently reading: The Vampire Shrink by Lynda Hilburn Weekly Word Count: 2758 Back to normal life again. I'm back at work and back on limited time to write. With one exception, I managed to clear 200 words every day and to exceed it at the weekend, despite time constraints and a few conflicting priorities (like… Continue reading Weekly Update (08.01.2017)

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Weekly Update (18.12.2016)

Currently reading: The Tulip Girl by Margaret Dickinson Weekly Word Count: 772 Not a very high word count this week. Christmas certainly has a habit of distracting you. Especially with office parties and evenings out with friends. Thankfully, the bulk of it seems to be over and done with now so, now, I can focus… Continue reading Weekly Update (18.12.2016)

Novels, Reviews, Short Stories, Vampire Novels, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (04/12/2016)

Currently reading: Huntress by Malinda Lo Weekly Fiction Word Count (as of 1:30pm): 701 Weekly Review Word Count: 2386 As you can see, my review word count is over twice as high as my fiction word count. My fiction word count would be even lower if I hadn't been able to find a few minutes… Continue reading Weekly Update (04/12/2016)

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Weekly Update (23.10.2016)

Currently (re)reading: Anno Dracula by Kim Newman Weekly Word Count: 1095 Review Weekly Word Count: 1908 As you may have noticed, I have a review word count up already and it's a lot higher than my fiction word count. That's because I've changed my daily routine a little to give myself more time for reading… Continue reading Weekly Update (23.10.2016)