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Camp NaNoWriMo – Wrap-up

May 8, 2014

Camp NaNoWriMo ended at Midnight on the last day of April. Punctually I verified all I had written for my novel project, 40.142 words according to Scrivener, exactly 40.000 words according to the camp verification algorithm. Since then I have taken a little break from writing, trying to figure out…

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How many words have to be written to fill 250 pages?

April 26, 2014

Today, before starting with my writing session, I got curious about just how many words exactly I would have to write to fill 250 pages. Of course the answer to this question can also be looked up on the internet, however, I wanted to get an impression on what influence…

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Camp NaNoWriMo – The Last Week, and a Short Pep Talk

April 25, 2014

The last two weeks I found all kinds of excuses why I could not write. First, starting the day after the writing marathon, I had a multiple day long migraine that would let me go to work only with strong pain killers, then a general lack of motivation, followed by…

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Camp NaNoWriMo – Days 10-14 and NaNoThon!

April 14, 2014

It has been going quite slow the past days. While I do have plenty of ideas with which to fill the novel, I am experiencing a lack of motivation. A black hole of motivation really :-/ However, there was one quite exciting event that gave me a little boost so…

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Camp NaNoWriMo – Days 8-9

April 9, 2014

After I hit a writing low yesterday, today it went much better again. At 7pm local time I joined my first virtual write-in with some of the NaNoWriMo guys and girls. The challenges kicked off my imagination for the evening and I got another chapter down. With a slightly creepy…

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Camp NaNoWriMo – Day 7

April 7, 2014

It looks as if writers block is a daily thing now. But I have discovered that “writing it away” actually works. It just needs a lot more determination to get started than when inspiration strikes. Also, writing down those possible future situations truly has a positive effect on the writing…

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Camp NaNoWriMo – Days 3 to 6

April 6, 2014

Yes, I’m still on it! The writers block has been overcome. After a planned writing break on Thursday I got only a few words down on Friday and way less than anticipated on Saturday. But I am back on track now. Did not quite catch up on what I missed…

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Camp NaNoWriMo – Day 2

April 2, 2014

Making it short today: the story was being sticky and slow today. Wasn’t quite in the flow anymore after 300 or so words. Wrote down some remarks for the future development instead. Word count today: + 1503 Total:┬á3.673

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Camp NaNoWriMo – Day 1

April 1, 2014

As you read in my previous Camp NaNoWriMo post, I am all for planning and preparing. So yesterday I went out to the shops and stocked up on cookies and gummy bears, as well as energy drinks. You know, so I wouldn’t have to go later this week and therefore…

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Crystalapse – Longing for Iceland

March 29, 2014

To feed your travel bug.

If you aren’t already, this video will make you fall in love with Iceland. By Blue Eden and Stephen Anderson.

Going to pack my bags and book a flight to Reykjavik now. Oh, I wish..

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