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ROW80 Update – The Imitation Game

It’s Sunday, so that means another ROW80 update is due today.

My writing and blogging are going quite well. I’ve posted something every day this week and I’m actually already ahead of the “1 post per day” goal I set myself. It’s the 8th of February, and this is blog post #11. Continue reading ROW80 Update – The Imitation Game

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ROW80 on Deadline Day

Hello my dear ROWers!

It’s another short update for me, as I have an assignment due tonight and I still have to write about 600 words for it. Which wouldn’t be a problem if it were free-flowing narrative rather than academic writing.

The issue with the missing URLs in my M.A. courses has been resolved and the whole material will get updated and restructured over the next two weeks! And thanks to this, I also got a two-week extension on my Cross-Cultural Communication course.

I’ve been able to keep up with the short stories this week though one turned into a short chapter for a WIP I’m working on.

I didn’t get as much done today as I had hoped – I had to stay longer at work (7 1/2 hours instead of 3 – 4), then I had a very late lunch, got down to studying and now I’ve got about 30 minutes until dinner is ready in which I’m trying to give my fingers a bit of a rest.

It is freezing cold outside, currently -5°C (23°F) and there’s still a draught coming in from somewhere.

Ich will Sommer (I want summer)!! Photographer unknown, found in the group Deutschland-Germany on Facebook.
Ich will Sommer (I want summer)!! Photographer unknown, found in the group Deutschland-Germany on Facebook.

I’ve still got loads to do tonight, though I do hope I get my assignment written quickly. For now, I’ll turn on the news until dinner is over.

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ROW80 on Sunday – short and sweet

This is just a quick update for ROW80.

I’ve got a university paper due tomorrow morning, so all my focus has been on my studies these past few days.  I have not written another short story for ROW80 as previously planned, as I simply didn’t have enough time to do so.

You could check out my Weekend Coffee Share, though, or the review I wrote about BBC Two’s film The Eichmann Show.

Once I finish my paper tonight (and had dinner) I will attempt to schedule the next two weeks’ worth of Study Tips, Life Hacks, Character/Setting Inspiration and Story Prompts. This will also include that long-awaited look into my College Binder and the system I use.

Sorry, I can’t spend more time with you right now. I’m just making another cup of Afternoon Tea and then I really need to put my butt back in the chair and fingers on the keyboard and get cracking!

Short and sweet update, as promised. I promise I’ll come round to your blogs and participate more in the likes & comments exchange once the paper’s handed in!

Here’s what everyone else is up to.

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ROW80 – Study trouble and troubling movies

It’s Wednesday and that means it’s ROW80 Update time.

I managed to write a little bit on Monday but didn’t get a chance to write a story yesterday or today.

My university work has kept me quite busy. It’s a lot of printing, sorting, highlighting at the moment. So far, I’ve been following my new weekly schedule and it seems to be working alright. I will get around to posting more about my binder organisation, agenda and schedule later this week, I just need to tweak a few things a bit beforehand.

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ROW80 Midweek Update – BICFOK

My Midweek ROW80 update comes with a stern note to self: BICFOK!!

In case you don’t know what that means, it stands for:

Butt In Chair, Fingers On Keyboard! 

No Excuses!
No Excuses!

Out of my ROW80 Goals, the blogging is currently going best, even though I should be focusing on my studies.

I REALLY need to get some serious writing done, especially for my university degree.

But first things first:

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ROW80 – Sundays, music, coffee and reviews

Hello folks, this is my first Sunday Update for ROW80 Round 1 in 2015.

I’ve had a really busy week at work, pulled several hours overtime (on some cases I did more overtime than contractual hours) and I still have a huge pile of work left for tomorrow.

But I want to start off with an In Memoriam, because I lost my granddad Helmut seven years ago today and I miss him more than ever. I can’t believe it’s been so long.

Since Thursday I haven’t written a short story or chapter, but then again I have been writing long articles on this blog including my reaction to the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris as well as a new blog hop I’ve signed up for called Weekend Coffee Share or “If We Were Having Coffee…” which I really like. As both of these are longer than 1.000 words (and my chapters/shorts are 500 words on average, I am counting these posts as part of my creative writing.

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