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NaNoWriMo and England Photos Part 1 of 4

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hoto post! One of the endless long-term projects is to sort our photos and save them properly or print them or both. I've finally managed to go through most (there are photos on the real camera that never seem to get dealt with), and I'm all caught up with printing photo albums. And it's not only because I'm procrastinating on NaNoWriMo! I've been mostly managing to meet the bare minimum word count. Not because the new story isn't interesting but because everything else seems to be busy at the moment. I may have to do a few days of Luddite NaNo (writing with pen and paper!) to catch up at the end! One thing that seemed to have fallen through the cracks was sharing photos of our last few trips to England. Here, then, is the first of a batch of four, of our walk on Marsden Moor to Easter Gate bridge. We started from the Stanedge Tunnel , the highest, deepest, longest canal tunnel. While we were there, I bought and read Now You See Me by Chris McGeorge, feat

Birthday Posts and Story Snips

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appy birthday month to me! I'm reposting two fun posts from birthday months of long ago on this blog. First up is a celebration, from November 2017 , of the final houseparty on the Compuserve Books and Writers Community, before we moved to thelitforum: ound of Words in 80 Days update! We have 35 days to go in this round. These were my initial ROW80 goals (shared the same day as my cover reveal !): September: Learning: Keep up with graduate school work! Performance: catch up on the September X on the Forum and finish entering all edits for The Charm of Time October: Learning: Keep up with graduate school work! Performance: send The Charm of Time to betas, work on two short stories with a view to submitting them places, (re)learn how to crochet! November: Learning: Essays for school Performance: NaNo! Time to work on the sequel to The Charm of Time, which I've been calling A Handful of Time (which is the title of one of my favourite YA books, by Kit Pea