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Writing Pet Peeves of Mine that I’m Also Guilty of (Part 1)

Every writer has their own personal set of pet peeves. I’m no different in that regard. However, I also am guilty of a few of them. I’m trying to prevent myself from including them in my writing but they always seem to find their way in. My not liking them doesn’t make them inherently wrong. …

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My NaNoWriMo Experience

Source: http://nanowrimo.org/ 2016 was my first year out of full-time education. It was also my first attempt at National Novel Writing Month. I never thought to try it before because November usually meant tests, exams and projects.   I actually started NaNoWriMo 2016 about a week late. I had already planned the basic outline about a …

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I’m Starting a Writing Prompt Series!

If you’re reading this before 1st May 2017, you would have noticed that there’s a tab on the menu that says “Writing Prompt Series”. If you hover over that tab, you’d see a sub category called “One”. It’s empty at the moment. That’s because on 1st May 2017, I will be launching a new writing …

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Writing “Where Dreams are Realised”: Behind-the-Scenes Part 2 (Characters)

The process of coming up with the characters for Where Dreams are Realised was the biggest how-not-to lesson for me. My characters were initially very stereotypical that even I was annoyed with them. Like, I can see where you’re coming from but you are just the most infuriating people I’ve had the displeasure of imagining. Most …

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Writing “Where Dreams are Realised”: Behind-the-Scenes Part 1 (Setting)

Where Dreams are Realised was a story that I came up with around June 2016. I started planning and writing in soon after coming up with the idea, then stopped around October 201 6. The reason why I first stopped writing it was because I was busy preparing for both an entrance exam at the …