Category: On Writing

Paws and Prose: Nanowrimo And the Race Results 2019

Apologies for not writing about Nanowrimo results last week. WordPress server went down and deleted the draft and I tried rewriting it on Sunday but WordPress was so Glitchy. Saturday, on 22:50, I managed to get to my nanowrimo to 50,002 words! Yay! That was extremely exhausting. It […]

Paws and Prose: Project NanoWriMo Day 24

Over the last few days, I have fallen behind in my NaNoWrimo project. I have 36226, whereas yesterday I needed to have 38, 300. So, I am just over 2k words behind! Although, I did have a good excuse for my lack of words on Thursday, I was […]

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Paws & Prose: Nanowrimo Day 19 —A Confirmed Race.

Nanowrimo Day 19 starts off with a race between two best friends, me—Shannon, and my friend Sophie. Sophie and I have both joined Nanowrimo for the first time this year and have now somehow entered into a race as to who can get more words during the challenge. […]

Paws and Prose: Participating in NanoWrimo 2019

Hi all, You may have noticed that I haven’t posted much recently. There are reasons for this. One of them is that, with the help of a volunteer, I am improving all my blog posts to make sure that they are all reader friendly. You may have noticed […]

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Death, Tragedy & Grief: A Jacqueline Wilson Case Study.

Throughout our lives, there will be rites of passage that everyone experiences: our first love, first kiss, friendship, a family; but not all of them are happy. We also experience of abuse, abandonment, death and more. Children are not immune to these universal themes and circumstances, especially facing […]

Paws and Prose: Creating Characters

Building characters is one of the hardest steps of writing a story. Without a character in mind, you cannot tell a story and so it is an important step but what makes a good character? What makes the reader care about the tiny life you put onto a page? This post will discuss the sympathy, motivation and understanding of a character that needs to take place for the character to be strong and well-rounded.

Paws and Prose: Disability in Literature — A Case Study

This isn’t a book review as such. In truth, it’s an essay I wrote for coursework. On the other hand, there are aspects of it that read like a book review. So I have decided to post it here as part of Berg’s Book Club with some edits. […]

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