Grabbing the Rung

One week turned into two; two weeks turned into three. Time continued to march on as I sat in front of computer screens, tablets, or with pen and paper in hand, trying to will myself to write. Brief spurts of encouragement came as I would occasionally spill out a few words, a few dozen words,Continue reading “Grabbing the Rung”

Words Words Words

I’ve been capturing my word counts every day for every project with consistency since the beginning of last year. Before that, it was a sporadic practice, without the detail that I record today. It’s a practice that I have made a mainstay in my writing life. Why? This is the way I know exactly howContinue reading “Words Words Words”

A Six-Month Plan

Last year, by September, I had completed six separate drafts. That’s six stories. Two novels; three novellas; one middle-grade book. Six. That’s a lot. And while I have those six stories waiting to be reviewed, revised, edited, and/or rewritten, I am trying to press forward once again to write more fiction outside of that revisionContinue reading “A Six-Month Plan”