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NaNo Prep: Write-In to Write More

Every year, the good folks at NaNoWriMo put together The Night of Writing Dangerously, a write-in in San Francisco. For most of us, that’s both too far away and too expensive to participate in. Not to be discouraged, the Dublin … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: Something Old

Traditionally, a bride on her wedding day has with her something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. It’s considered good luck on a wedding day, but it isn’t necessary. Equally, we can consider ourselves lucky as writers to … Continue reading

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A Re-Brand, Version 1.0

Two years ago, I stopped updating my website. Shocker, I know. Who has a website for two years and doesn’t update it once? The answer, unfortunately, is someone who stopped paying attention to what he wanted. That feels like a … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Day 8: How to Survive the Next Three Weeks

When I first attempted NaNoWriMo, way back in 2008, I had never written so much in so little time. I was seventeen years old, in the middle of my final year of school, and I had only ever completed one … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Day 1: 10K or Biscuits

Yesterday, I attended the Dublin pre-NaNoWriMo meet-up, which provided an opportunity to both meet new authors, and place a bet with a couple. The stakes: reach 10,000 words on Day 1, or pay the forfeit of a packet of biscuits … Continue reading

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Planning Progress and Website Considerations

With less than a week before NaNoWriMo, I’ve been working my way through my plan, and working on some thoughts for my website. At the moment,┬áThe Marked Ones has a plan reaching 36 chapters, which is bringing it towards a … Continue reading

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Future Contemplations and Current Plans of Action

I have a habit, particularly as I come near the end of an academic year, of thinking about the future. I focus on minor details, and big details, and very often it feels overwhelming and terrifying and full of horrible … Continue reading

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