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Why we write

One of the perks of the writing binge is getting to spend time with writers. Sometimes we even have time to talk. On Monday Angie, Pauline and I sat on the front porch in the lovely Labour Day weather and … Continue reading

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Break out the bubbly

That’s what we did last night on the last dinner of the writing binge. We had several things to celebrate. One was my grant, the second my completion of the first draft of The Last Black Swan. The third toast … Continue reading

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Inspiration strikes

Today was the workhorse day for me because I didn’t have any meals or cleanup to do. I was hoping to get 6,000 words done. The bad news is that I didn’t quite, but the good news is that I … Continue reading

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A weekend of labour

This is day one of the Labour Day Writing Binge in Thessalon. We have record numbers of writers this weekend; right now there are five of us writing away together, and one who writes on his own and arrives at … Continue reading

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Day three – it’s a wrap!

Happy hour has just struck here at the writing binge. I wrote something like 4,000-5,000 words today, although it doesn’t show in the count because I also had to cut about 5,000 words that I’d previously written. This is what … Continue reading

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Day two!

Gordon’s head still looks rather startling, but he and Angie are both back to writing today. His hand had improved to the point where he could open a beer bottle. Yesterday Erin and Rhea came to write, and today we … Continue reading

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Day one!

It’s been an eventful first day of the binge. To start with. last night we had a kick-off dinner, with bubbly to celebrate my grant, and my progress so far on The Last Black Swan. Shortly after midnight I went … Continue reading

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