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Camp NaNoWriMo Wrap Up

Posted by Derek Chamberlain on Monday, August 5, 2013, In : Writing 

So, everyone is doing their wrap-up posts for Camp NaNoWriMo, and I’m no exception. We all want to share our experiences and get other people interested in taking a shot at NaNoWriMo proper when it starts in November. First, a quick up-date and then the Three Keys to a Great NaNoWriMo Experience. 

I finished the month with a little over 55,000 words on my NaNo project and over 80,000 total for the month which is more words in one month than I think I’ve ever done before, especially as pr...

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Posted by Derek Chamberlain on Sunday, September 18, 2011, In : Novel 
It's a new week, so I've decided to put into effect my New Week Resolutions. [smile] Expect new blog posts every Monday from now on.

Wayfarer is progressing pretty well. I'm working on a new chapter/section that takes Jack (my main character), Liira, and Bryant on a planet-hopping quest for a source of knowledge that will help them to defeat the Tyrant. On this quest they stumble upon the lost descendants of a group of Pesinoeans (children of the Ancients), of whom Jack is also a descendant. T...
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Posted by Derek Chamberlain on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, In : Novel 
Just a quick progress update. I haven't had time the last month to do much of anything on my novel except note down a few ideas and start a new chapter. I've been swamped with work and with essays and exams for uni, and, overwhelmingly, and frustratingly, with getting my sites back up and sorted. Now that is done (fingers crossed), I'm hoping to be able to settle down to some serious writing, or rather, some seriously fun writing—I get enough of the other sort at uni.
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I'm a writer, editor, indie publisher, and dedicated Magic Spreadsheet user. Originally from Adelaide, Australia, I've been living in Japan since 1995. I've had a life-long interest in writing and in speculative fiction. My first book was published in mid-2014.
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