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Publication Day of my second novel The Vineyard in Alsace has come at last and I have managed to co-ordinate the Kindle and the paperback versions to be published at the same time, something I didn…

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Since I started writing my debut novel this year, I have been considering a number of different writing courses to help me learn more about the craft of writing and also how to self-publish. I have...

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I have been trying to finish my first draft of my first novel for some time now and every time I draw near to it, I get stuck on the ending and find myself involved in a big rewrite before I...

Midway through July - Camp NaNoWriMo update, amongst other things - Julie Stock - My Indie Writing Life New Romance Novels, Three Act Structure, Write Every Day, School's Out For Summer, Up For The Challenge, Poems Beautiful, Andy Murray, Pep Talks, Blog Writing

It's been a good week for me, writing-wise and I wanted to let you know why. First of all, I am now working part-time rather than full-time which meant that I got a lot more writing done and what's...

Midway through July - Camp NaNoWriMo update, amongst other things - Julie Stock - My Indie Writing Life New Romance Novels, Three Act Structure, Write Every Day, School's Out For Summer, Up For The Challenge, Poems Beautiful, Andy Murray, Pep Talks, Blog Writing

I have been learning a lot of new vocabulary since I started writing this first novel of mine. One of these words has been 'pantser', meaning a writer who just sits down and writes without necessar...

Midway through July - Camp NaNoWriMo update, amongst other things - Julie Stock - My Indie Writing Life New Romance Novels, Three Act Structure, Write Every Day, School's Out For Summer, Up For The Challenge, Poems Beautiful, Andy Murray, Pep Talks, Blog Writing

As I explained in my last post, I have been editing the first part of my novel and rewriting large chunks of the story too. I have been reading a lot about the three act structure and trying to mak...

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Midway through July - Camp NaNoWriMo update, amongst other things - Julie Stock - My Indie Writing Life New Romance Novels, Three Act Structure, Write Every Day, School's Out For Summer, Up For The Challenge, Poems Beautiful, Andy Murray, Pep Talks, Blog Writing

Wow, I have finally broken the back of this in the past couple of days after a lot of procrastination. I started by importing my manuscript into Scrivener and then I split it up into parts, chapter...

Midway through July - Camp NaNoWriMo update, amongst other things - Julie Stock - My Indie Writing Life New Romance Novels, Three Act Structure, Write Every Day, School's Out For Summer, Up For The Challenge, Poems Beautiful, Andy Murray, Pep Talks, Blog Writing

So, I am now more than 80,000 words into my debut novel, as you may know. But, I am stuck on the ending. After much reflection, I have realised that this is because I haven't got the plot right. I ...

Midway through July - Camp NaNoWriMo update, amongst other things - Julie Stock - My Indie Writing Life New Romance Novels, Three Act Structure, Write Every Day, School's Out For Summer, Up For The Challenge, Poems Beautiful, Andy Murray, Pep Talks, Blog Writing

So, I have just finished Camp NaNoWriMo and successfully written 10,000+ words - yay! But I have been plagued this week by the doubt that these were the wrong 10,000 words. I have never written a n...

Midway through July - Camp NaNoWriMo update, amongst other things - Julie Stock - My Indie Writing Life New Romance Novels, Three Act Structure, Write Every Day, School's Out For Summer, Up For The Challenge, Poems Beautiful, Andy Murray, Pep Talks, Blog Writing

I have just finished writing my 10,000 words and it feels great to have met my goal. Mind you, I know that lots of other people have met much higher targets but this was manageable for me and I hon...

Midway through July - Camp NaNoWriMo update, amongst other things - Julie Stock - My Indie Writing Life New Romance Novels, Three Act Structure, Write Every Day, School's Out For Summer, Up For The Challenge, Poems Beautiful, Andy Murray, Pep Talks, Blog Writing

Well, we are officially on our school holidays now and this has meant that I have really been able to step up a gear as far as my writing is concerned. I really want to meet my word count goal of 1...

Midway through July - Camp NaNoWriMo update, amongst other things - Julie Stock - My Indie Writing Life New Romance Novels, Three Act Structure, Write Every Day, School's Out For Summer, Up For The Challenge, Poems Beautiful, Andy Murray, Pep Talks, Blog Writing

Well, as of today, my Camp NaNoWrimo word count is 4,625 and my goal is 10,000 by the end of July. Apparently, I have to write 448 words a day to meet this goal and whilst I may not make this daily...

Midway through July - Camp NaNoWriMo update, amongst other things - Julie Stock - My Indie Writing Life New Romance Novels, Three Act Structure, Write Every Day, School's Out For Summer, Up For The Challenge, Poems Beautiful, Andy Murray, Pep Talks, Blog Writing

Well, it has been really hot recently, to say the least and doing anything at all has required real effort. I have been reading a lot this weekend which requires minimum effort and is my favourite ...

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