Tag Archives: Hunting Jack

Analysing One’s Writing Self

Image: DefeatDragons.com Writing Baccara Thanks Kristin and Devon for your comments and advice in yesterday’s blog post. After the day job, I went home via a coffee shop and sat and thought about what you both said, and about BACCARA … Continue reading

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All The Fun Of The Fair

Image: clspeace Murder is a thought not often contemplated by the sane and the civilised, but it crossed my mind today. This probably only serves to prove my theory, that if you had to work with some of the wallies … Continue reading

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One Of Those Days

It was one of those days. Everything I started didn’t seem to follow through, and I ended up fiddling around trying to work out what was going wrong and getting bogged down with it all. Not good. I’m behind on … Continue reading

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The Number 5

I was out for the count by around half past nine last night. As Gail was heading out for a drink with her sister-in-law, after dropping Laura off at her pals for another sleepover, I found myself nodding in and … Continue reading

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Day 6 At The Edinburgh Book Festival

Shattered, I got up mega-early this morning more motivated than I have been any other day of this Book Festival brimming week. Why? Because by the time I left for the day job, my intention was to have fully completed … Continue reading

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Day 5 At The Edinburgh Book Festival

Hunting Jack is moving full steam ahead. When I left it this morning to leave for the day job I had some important decisions to make with regards to the ending, none of which I answered. So I ploughed on … Continue reading

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A Small Tragedy

There was an email from the Scottish NaNoWriMo ML in my inbox this morning. I get them sporadically throughout the year, but they tend to increase in the lead up to November’s writing marathon. This particular email reminded me there … Continue reading

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Back To The Grind Stone, Briefly

I had a very weary start to the day. All the way in to the day job my heels felt like they were dragging, I was lethargic, and my eyes sagged like rotten olives on a branch. My brain felt … Continue reading

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A Day At The Fringe

I took the opportunity of a very early rise to get in some writing this morning – two more chapters of Hunting Jack – before the rest of the house got up. With Gail not feeling that well, it was … Continue reading

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Blackford Hill

I gave myself the luxury of a wee lie in this morning. I figured I deserved it after the hard work I’ve been putting in this week. The day turned into a funny day, made that way mostly by the … Continue reading

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