What Is Good?

I did it. I finished another project, announcing the other day that I moved another story into the bin of yet-to-be-edited projects that I have been amassing these last two years. It is always a good feeling when I put that final pen stroke (or technically that final key stroke) onto the page of anyContinue reading “What Is Good?”

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”

The Slow Climb

Three is the start of a streak. As of yesterday, I’ve written fiction three days in a row. Three days is a streak. Each day I’ve written a little more than the day prior. And overall, I’ve written in general every day since the 10th of this month (September), including today. And for me thisContinue reading “The Slow Climb”