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Writer problems #X+11: When your MCs soundtrack is a mixture of cheesy 80's rock and late 90's futurepop. May 7, 2018

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      Writer problems #X+11: When your MCs soundtrack is a mixture of cheesy 80's rock and late 90's futurepop.
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      Writer problems #X+10: When your MC is an absolute jerk and you have to keep yourself from making excuses for him.
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      Writer problems #X+9: Having to resist the urge to add a smerp to the story.
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      Writer problems #X+8: Coming up with the name of a travel magazine that's popular among dwarves.
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      Writer problem #X+7: Trying real hard not to include a phrase from your favourite childhood book because it just doesn't seem right.
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      Writer problem #X+6: Going to the kitchen to make a coffee and coming back with a cranberry-chocolate-yoghurt smoothie.
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      Writer problem #X+5: Sitting at the coffee shop and not being able to write because there's a cute little dog that needs being looked at.
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      Writer problem #X+4: Not being able to write because the niece is watching baby TV on the laptop.
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      Writer problem #X+3: Writing fight scenes.
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      Writer problem #X+2: Shortening "human supremacist" to "humanist" only to later realise it doesn't quite carry the same meaning anymore.
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      Writer problem #X+1: Swapping seats at the coffee shop three times and still not being in my favourite spot.
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      Writer problems #X: An unexpected action scene appears and confuses the plot. That's unexpected as in "this wasn't part of the outline."
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      Writer problems #221: Coming up with a name for a fearsome predator only to realise it's also a candy bar (marsh bear).
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      Writer problems #632: Writing action scenes gets boring real quick.
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      Writer problems #325: Not being able to write because you can't find your knitted fingerless gloves.
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      With a grin he noticed he was thinking about himself in third person past tense. Perhaps he'd been writing too much lately?
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      It's fascinating how much better the story gets in the second rewrite. It's almost like it makes sense now.
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      Beginning the story with having your character browse a book shop seems to have a lot of potential, and plenty of pitfalls.
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      Sorry Devor, I'll get back to writing.
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      Doing the long overdue timeline for the backstory of my current WiP, and I discover that my MC went to uni to become a structural engineer.
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    Gender:
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    Nils Ödlund is originally Swedish, but lives these days in Cork, Ireland. He's an avid reader, gamer, and fan of geek-culture.

    Ödlund picked up writing as a hobby, almost by accident, back in 2010, and it quickly grew into something of an obsession. In 2017 he decided to get serious about it, and in early 2018, he published his debut novella Emma's Story. Since then he's been working on the Lost Dogs series.

    When not writing, Ödlund enjoys hiking through the Irish countryside, reading, or playing games.

    Unlike every other author in the history of all authors ever (citation needed), Ödlund does not have a cat.

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    WiP: Lost Dogs (novella series)
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    Current story: Part #9: Werewolves On A Train
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