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Distraction-free writing OS

Here’s an idea for a cheap alternative to expensive ‘distraction-free’ word processors like the Freewrite (much as I love the idea of the Freewrite – I just cannot afford one.) A Linux-based OS on a USB stick that boots straight … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Never Knows, Chapter 2

Only 8 months after chapter 1, here’s chapter 2. Enjoy! Tuesday morning ‘Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit, Kimberley,’ were the words that greeted me this morning. Father was unpacking a huge delivery of books and putting them in … Continue reading

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NaNoWriYo

I’ve written before about how badly I got on with NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. Each November loads of people sign up to a challenge to write a 50,000 word novel in a month. I wonder what proportion succeed. … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Never Knows, chapter 1

Instead of finishing the various stories I have have hanging around (including the one that’s The History Boys meets An Education meets Doctor Who, that one is a doozie) I started a new one. I’m stumbling after 4 chapters so … Continue reading

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Can’t afford a Hemingwrite? I have an idea…

I LOVE the idea of the Hemingwrite. It’s like a portable typewriter that allows you to write distraction-free whilst still saving your work electronically and backing it up online. It has a proper keyboard and – crucially – an eInk … Continue reading

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