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Weekly Update (12.12.2016)

Currently reading: The Mammoth Book of Warriors and Wizardry edited by Sean Wallace Weekly Word Count: 2141 Sorry this is late. I've been on holiday to Strasbourg for most of last week and, while I got some time in between adoring the Christmas markets to write, I didn't have much time yesterday to do an… Continue reading Weekly Update (12.12.2016)

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competitions, Novels, On Writing, Reviews, Short Stories, Vampire Novels

Weekly Update (11/09/2016)

Currently (re)reading: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K Hamilton Weekly Word Count: 2427 Manuscript Word Count: 69163 My weekly word count is a bit lower than usual and that's because I wanted to spend more time this week on redrafting a short story and my manuscript and getting to the end of Night World: Volume 1.… Continue reading Weekly Update (11/09/2016)

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Weekly Update (29/08/2016)

Weekly Word Count (fiction): 3170 (22/8-28/8 only) Weekly Word Count (reviews): 72 Currently (re)reading: Night World Volume 1 by L.J.Smith Apologies for the lateness of this update. I was visiting relatives over the weekend and, since the relative I was staying with didn't have an internet connection, I couldn't make a post on Sunday. My… Continue reading Weekly Update (29/08/2016)

On Writing, Reviews, Short Stories, Uncategorized, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (31/07/2016)

Weekly Word Count: 4887 Currently (re)reading: Marked by P.C. and Kristin Cast Sorry I didn't make a post last week. I had been out all day on both Saturday and Sunday so I didn't have any time to write, let alone make a blogpost. Still, I didn't have anything to report. Now, I do. I… Continue reading Weekly Update (31/07/2016)

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Weekly Update (29.05.2016)

Weekly Word Count: 3213 Currently reading: The Secret Circle by L.J. Smith I managed to send off the first chapter (or about half of my first chapter because of the word limit) to the mslexia Children's Novel Competition. It took very little time and they only wanted the extract rather than a synopsis or a… Continue reading Weekly Update (29.05.2016)

Novels, On Writing, Short Stories, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (22/05/2015)

Weekly Word Count: 2376 Currently reading: Magic's Pawn by Mercedes Lackey Final Manuscript Word Count: 75,156 Yep, I've done it! I've finally got to the end of editing my manuscript! I think I've got it down to quite a respectable amount too. As I said in a previous post, the first Harry Potter novel was… Continue reading Weekly Update (22/05/2015)

Short Stories, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update(18/05/2016)

Weekly Word Count: 2622 (as of Sunday) Currently Reading: Magic's Pawn by Mercedes Lackey Manuscript Word Count: 75,586 (as of Wednesday) This is very late but I have a very good excuse. I spent the latter part of last week on a holiday in Florence and have only just managed to get my routine back… Continue reading Weekly Update(18/05/2016)

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Weekly Update (01/05/2016)

Weekly Word Count: 1509 Currently reading: Sourcery by Terry Pratchett (I'm not really getting into it yet so I'm going slow) Manuscript Word Count: 78,236 I haven't written as much this week and I have a very good excuse. The deadline for the Writer's Forum Flash Fiction Competition was this Friday so I took Thursday… Continue reading Weekly Update (01/05/2016)

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Weekly Update (3/4/16)

Weekly Word Count: 4198 Currently Reading: Poe's Children, edited by Peter Straub Manuscript Word Count: 84519 This was the last semi-free week I had to work on my writing as I start my new job tomorrow so I tried to make the most of it. I managed to chop down my manuscript by about 2000… Continue reading Weekly Update (3/4/16)