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What I Learned About Comics in 2017

A year ago, my experience with comics extended as far as an incredibly basic script based on a poem, for┬áTomte: The Warrior Elf with Buttonpress Publications. It was fun and exciting to see something I’d written being turned into something, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Promises

We’re a couple of weeks away from Christmas, and so inevitably I’m starting to think about the New Year. Specifically, New Years Resolutions. I’m a bit of a stickler for setting them. I always have great intentions. January, I think, … 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 6: 25K

There’s no point hiding this fact, given that it’s on the NaNoWriMo site at the moment: I reached 25K tonight. Here’s the email the organisers sent when I updated my word count: Isn’t it glorious? I’ll admit, I’m more than … 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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Pre-NaNoWriMo Preparations

Almost every year, I contemplate participating in NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. I get an idea for a book, take some notes, plan it a little bit, and…often nothing happens. I come to the realisation that I’m much too … Continue reading

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Establishing Productivity

What I’m about to say next might surprise some people, considering my track record in writing and publishing, and the fact that I’ve completed all by my thesis in a masters programme, but I struggle with productivity. More often than … Continue reading

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