Category Archives: Edpool

Interlude: Rest in Peace, Hawkie

Day 39. 64 pages, 30,290 words. Done some editing! Today I learned of the passing of an age-old Australian icon, former prime minister Bob Hawke. I don’t know whether he was a good politician, or a good man. He seemed … Continue reading

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Weekender, April 2019, Part 2: Writing About Writing About Writing

Oh the Hell with it. Paging Stacker Pentecost, start the clock. Day 1. 5 pages, 1,874 words. Things are pretty quiet. I was delighted to see that Greyblade had gotten a review on Amazon Australia, from a fairly regular and … Continue reading

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I did write 2,000 posts, and I will write 2,000 more

Yes! With this post, I hit the long-awaited 2,000th blog post for Hatboy’s Hatstand. I’ve been holding off until I had something worth posting and I know it’s been a long time coming, but what with a variety of absolutely … Continue reading

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Bonus Post: This Writerly Life

This movie scene suddenly popped into my head at a department meeting today as we were discussing the completion of a long-term project “finally approaching”. And it made me wonder why I had never made the comparison before.   – … Continue reading

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Random All The Way

Day 114. 138 pages, 62,297 words. Beginning to worry I won’t be able to fit this bad boy in a draft paperback. Still no real time to make a good start on Part 4, but I’m powering away at Greyblade … Continue reading

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Oathbringer

Day 113. 129 pages, 58,244 words. Actually took a bit of a dip today because yesterday I deleted a bunch of stuff that it’s become obvious isn’t going to make it in, and moved a bunch of other stuff that … Continue reading

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Interlude: Form One Lane

Day 83. 72 pages, 29,572 words. Ran out of steam a bit and had this interlude bubbling under, so here you go. I’ve been commuting lately, and it inspired me to create this Twitter thread. I threw it down in graphical form … Continue reading

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