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past the point of no return

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The thing about second novels is, you just gotta keep writing. Through the doubts, the fears, the uncertainty. Through the change in practice and routine (such as deciding that you must, suddenly, conform with the rest of the world and, if not have an outline before you start, at least write in something approaching sequence). […]

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awww, lookit the baby

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My brother's daughter arrived at 15:something yesterday. I think 15:10 or thereabouts. My brother said it's okay if I call her Snorgle.1 I had the day off from the dayjob today, and was looking forward to gathering up and corralling a slew of words on the page. No such luck, unfortunately. The going was slowslowslow, […]

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and it's pushing me aside, see it stretch on forever

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Max woke me this morning staaaaahrving and demanding breakfast. (For reference, it was 7:20. I normally feed him at 7:00. Clearly, he was suffering.) I staggered upright and upstairs and discovered, lo and behold, he'd actually already been fed a hearty meal. 'S just that he thought it wasn't quite enough, and maybe I could […]