Tag: non-fiction

It was only a couple of years ago – 2011 to be exact – that I discovered National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo as it is fondly known. The idea is that every November, writers commit to starting – and finishing – a novel in that month. The aim is to write around 1,660 words a day, some 50,000 words all up. Some writers write more, some less. Some writers finish novels, some publish novels as a result, some give up only a few days in. I wasn’t ready to start or finish a novel in 2011, let alone commit

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Actually, I’m not so much writing a book, as collating and editing one. Because, you see, the writing has already been written. I am turning this blog – The Diane Lee Project – into a book, and the book is called Love & Other Stuff. I plan to have this book ready by Christmas February 2015, so it will, you know, make the perfect Christmas Valentine gift for the person who has everything! The idea of “booking my blog” hatched from reading Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed. If you don’t know about this book (or you do know about

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