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Can throwing yourself into writing really thrill you?

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I decided that needed to tell you NaNoWriMo has entirely changed my approach to writing, and my thanks Carrie. A. Kelly for this one, as it was Carrie who first made me aware of NaNoWriMo.

There have been times when writing has caused nothing more than simple annoyance. But NaNoWriMo brought order to chaos.




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Jonathan Townend

Jonathan Townend

Writing and writing that's just about the lot! I used to work as a mental health nurse but, now enjoy letting my imagination run free, to write fiction and more

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