The Writer’s Life According to Wallace and Gromit

We’re going way back with this installment. But hey, we’re just crackers about cheese, so it’s all good!

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When your book gets a bad review.
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Trying to keep up with NaNoWriMo.
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What you imagine your first book signing will be like.
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When the perfect writing weather strikes.
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Trying to decide what writing beverage to grab.
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When the words just aren’t happening.
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When the research starts to get weird.
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Trying to keep the plot bunnies under control.
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When you realize nothing good in your story will ever be safe from you.

As usual, none of these gifs belong to me or were created by me. Let’s be real…you know this by now. Have a great day, everyone!

The Writer’s Life According To Harry Potter

It’s back, and this time we’re looking at the wonderful wizarding world of writing! Sort of. I’ve lost track of the number of instalments in this blog series, but oh well. The writer’s life according to Harry Potter:

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When you finish writing that epic climax.
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Discovering the joys of a thesaurus.
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When you check your book sales.
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Gotta weed out those cliches…
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The dangers of not bringing a notebook.
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Yet another typo.
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There are some reasons to go out…
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When you need reviews for a book release.
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Giving your characters a heads-up.
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No, you will not “ship” my characters!

As usual, none of these gifs belong to me. All gifs can be found at giphy.com.

Header image from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Harry-film-logo.png

The rest of the series, The Writer’s Life According To…

Jack Sparrow

Sheldon Cooper

Minions

Gollum

Winnie the Pooh

Toy Story

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The Writer’s Life According To Gollum

I believe this is the fourth part of The Writer’s Life post series. If you’re just joining now, don’t miss out on the first three!

The writer’s life according to Jack Sparrow

The writer’s life according to Sheldon Cooper

The writer’s life according to Minions


The Writer’s Life According To Gollum

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Grinding out those last 100 words to meet your quota.
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The faces you inevitably make when writing in public…
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When your royalties notice arrives in your inbox. 
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Trying to ignore your inner editor during the first draft.
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Writing that chapter where the love interest dies.
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When your editor sends back corrections and suggestions…
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…but they urge you to make the changes anyway.
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When an interviewer/reader asks what your next book is about.
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The faces you make when brainstorming a new idea.
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When you get a new story idea in the middle of your current project.

 

(These gifs do not belong to me. All gifs found at giphy.com)

The Writer’s Life According To Minions

This is turning into a series, I guess. Oh well. Here we go! The writer’s life as told in gifs by the minions from Despicable Me!

If you haven’t already, go check out part one of “The Writer’s Life According To…” (Jack Sparrow) and part two (Sheldon Cooper)!

(Note: none of these gifs belong to me. All gifs found on giphy.com) 

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When a brilliant idea hits you in public…
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…but your editor has other ideas.
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Trying to prove your prose meets a higher standard.
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Following a ‘marketer’ on social media.
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When all your plot points finally click together.
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Getting that long-awaited email from an agent/publisher.
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Meeting deadlines…?
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This character needs some conflict…
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How you picture your first book signing.
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When people interrupt you to chat.

 

Keep calm and write on, friends!

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The Writer’s Life According To Jack Sparrow

Yo-ho, yo-ho, a writer’s life for me…I think. Here are 11 gifs that sum up a writer’s life quite nicely.

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When a new idea hits you.
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When your cat mocks your new idea.
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Writer’s block.
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This chapter needs some work…
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The cat’s on the keyboard again.
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The first time someone asks about your book.
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When a friend/relative singles you out as a writer.
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When you’re forced to socialize.
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The one time you have company over.
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When someone criticizes your writing.
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When you get a good review on your book.