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10 12, 2017

NaNoWriMo 2017 won and what’s next

By | December 10th, 2017|Journal|0 Comments

Hi everyone, You probably have seen it on my social media accounts: I did it! I won NaNoWriMo 2017! Once again, I reached the 50K goal!!! This year was a really difficult one. I felt like I had no time for writing and I really had to push my limits to make it. However, I'm [...]

28 10, 2017

Research: Subterranean shelter

By | October 28th, 2017|Novels|2 Comments

Hi everyone, I'm still burried into my preparation for NaNoWriMo but yesterday I took a little break to do something I've wanted to do for years: visiting a subterranean shelter from World War 2. It's still linked with my novel, as scenes of it will happen in a similar location. Research was therefore a good [...]

14 10, 2017

Character sheets!

By | October 14th, 2017|Journal|0 Comments

So last time, I told you that my next step in revisions would be to restructure the novel using index cards. Turns out I needed an extra step before I could do that: modify/redo my characters sheets. What is a character sheet? It depends greatly on what you write, what type of writer you are [...]

27 09, 2017

Step 1 of revisions is almost finished

By | September 27th, 2017|Journal|2 Comments

At the beginning of this month, I explained how I was planning my first round of revisions that is going to lead to the second draft of my novel. The first step was to print the first draft, read it and make a lot of notes. I'm almost done with this step (4 chapters left [...]

6 09, 2017

I’ve started revising my novel

By | September 6th, 2017|Novels|0 Comments

I haven't posted on this blog for a little while, but I have a good excuse: I was working hard on my novel! Thanks to the July Camp NaNoWriMo, I finally finished the first draft on July 30th:   It felt SO good to finally put an end to that book, even if just the [...]

30 06, 2017

My short story is online!

By | June 30th, 2017|Short Stories|0 Comments

It is finally there, after the writing, revising, submitting, editing and waiting, my short story "Behavioural Surgery" has been published today on the Flash Fiction Magazine website: (click on the image) I could not be more proud and happy and scared at the same time! Please read, share and comment (directly on the website). As [...]

23 06, 2017

My short story is out soon + other news

By | June 23rd, 2017|NaNoWriMo, Short Stories|0 Comments

Hi everyone, It's been a few weeks since I last posted here. I was lucky enough to be able to enjoy a well deserved holiday, with a total break from writing. Now, it's already the end of June, which means that my short story "Behavioural Surgery" will be available soon on the website of Flash [...]

2 05, 2017

Camp NaNo is finished!

By | May 2nd, 2017|NaNoWriMo, Novels|0 Comments

That's it, ladies and gentlemen! We are in May and the April session Camp NaNoWriMo 2017 is over! After very busy weeks, I am happy to announce that I have won this challenge! I must say, despite the fact that I had given myself an easier goal than during the November NaNo, I still struggled [...]

19 04, 2017

Third week of Camp NaNoWriMo!

By | April 19th, 2017|Journal|0 Comments

This is the third week of Camp Nano, and fatigue is setting in. It's something that I'm used to, it happened during both previous Nano, but it's still very difficult! The excitement of the challenge is over, and real life is calling you back. You are not as happy to get up one hour early [...]

12 04, 2017

CampNaNoWriMo Update!

By | April 12th, 2017|NaNoWriMo, Novels|0 Comments

Hi everyone, CampNaNoWriMo is now well into its second week and I've reached 8545 words written so far in April. Yesterday, I checked my full novel word count and I saw that I had reached 70K words in total. Not bad, right? I'm still in the chapters pre-THEBIGBATTLETM which makes me believe that [...]