A number of my last posts have been dedicated to the issues I’ve had in writing every day. It’s been tough, absolutely. Yes. Indeed. Despite the trials in it, the capability is there. I know it is. The near 300,000 words I wrote last year with a good consistent running shows that I can do … Continue reading To Rebuild a Habit
This has been an age-old question: is quantity more important that quality or vice versa? Two things particularly have brought this question back into my sights. The first, the fact that I have 5 projects that I have in the waiting for revision with a 6th closing in. The second, was Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s latest … Continue reading Quantity or Quality?
I had planned for another post today about looking at life through a positive lens, but I decided that I needed to write this one first, cutting it into the line. Positivity will come next Tuesday. Coming on the heels of my last post about not waiting to change, I have continued to struggle this … Continue reading Foundation Work
There are lots of troubles when you are a pantser. Writers know what I mean, but for everyone else, here’s the scoop: a pantser is a writer who writes by the seat of their pants. No plan, no outlines, just writing. And it has been getting to be a bigger problem for me than anything … Continue reading The Ails of Being a Pantser
Five is really too many. I have five projects that need to be edited, revised, beta-read, and then revised again: Gravity 4 Gravity 5 Antlers Soar Of Earth and Ice It’s roughly 275,000 words of writing overall that I need to go through. And that doesn’t count the numerous short stories I’ve been working through. … Continue reading Five Projects