Category: Writing

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Poem and February Word Count

First up February was not as prolific a month as January was. And that’s okay. I did not expect to do as well as I did last month, I did not expect to keep up the pace if only because...

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January Word Count

So, I mentioned my pledge to write 200,000 words in January with Get Your Words Out. I’m doing weekly word count updates on my writing blog, but here I’ll stick to monthly word counts. Here’s what counts towards my word...

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Into 2019

So, the hiatus went on a little longer than expected but as part of my pledge to write 200,000 words in 2019, I’m back. More on that pledge later. 2018 hasn’t been a great year. Between work and my mental...

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Poem: Mah! (and a NaPoWriMo Update)

First up, the update. I’m not actively writing poetry. No real reason, only the odd poem here and there has been forthcoming and I’m working on a couple of other things like freelance writing, finding a new day-job and working...

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NaPoWriMo Round Up Week #2

So I’ve fallen behind with National Poetry Writing Month. The first week went very well, but over the course of the last week, I’ve only written three poems. I’m not overly worried, while the aim is to write thirty poems...

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NaPoWriMo Round Up Week One

National Poetry Writing Month started in 2003 inspired by NaNoWriMo. I’ve done both, won NaNoWriMo once though I don’t participate much anymore. I do participate in both NaPoWriMo every April and OctPoWriMo (October Poetry Writing Month) every year too. I...

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Poetry: Over

Over I am I am over none of everything I don’t doubt, I want to sing but no notes come out melancholy blues give way to hues on the lowest spectrum we can fathom with the human eye. I am...

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Poem: Sixty A Day

Sixty A Day Already so used to the smell of tobacco at six I barely notice it permeate every surface of her house every hair on her head, that always reminded me of Tina Turner. Tap, tap, tap, another butt...