Continuing the theme of the last two days, I bought a few cheap notebooks the other day for the purpose of learning to outline and to start assembling some form of a style or information book to help me plan and track my projects. Already, perfectionism is getting in the way. The basic premise behind … Continue reading Perfectionism
It is strange sometimes as to how the world works. How common strands weave their way through life tying various seemingly unrelated things together. It is no wonder that sometimes it is so easy to see the world as operating through fate, destiny, or divine providence. Often they are just small things, things that might … Continue reading Serendipity
I’ve been struggling lately and it took me a few days to fully grasp why. I’m not talking personally, although one could correlate some anxieties to the issues I’ve been facing. Missing days of writing goals, purposefully or not, is hardly the end of the world. Stress will still come though. Even when knowing the … Continue reading Pantser Dilemma
In keeping with the suggestion I made for myself in my post, “In The Numbers”, I am going to go over the 4 excuses that Dean Wesley Smith listed in his own article that inspired the aforementioned post. In this post, I’ll go over the 4th excuse: “Excuse #4… What about all the plotting and … Continue reading Writing the Excuses 4 – Planning
Took me long enough. Yesterday (12/21/2020) in the early afternoon, a little more than four years since book 1, I finished what effectively is a rewritten 1st draft of the next chapter of “The Dangerous Life of Agnes Pyle”. By no means is the book ready. A lot of work is needed to get it … Continue reading Done. Next!