Yesterday marked a full week that I’ve written over 1,000 words per day in fiction. My first writing streak this year. I knew that I could get back into the habit of writing. It was something I’ve been bemoaning about my inability to kick-start what I had proven capable of back in 2018. But now … Continue reading Taking Aim
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 any … Continue reading What Is Good?
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 how … Continue reading Words Words Words
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 revision … Continue reading A Six-Month Plan
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 this … Continue reading The Slow Climb