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Writing: When To Know Yourself

For all of us, word count goals are important.  For writers who have deadlines, they mean something different.  To a struggling writer, trying to get back to writing everyday, they mean quite a lot.  863 more words


A man of few words – use facts to fix your fiction fatigue

I started a writing journal back in October to help me keep track of my productivity. Every time I sit down to write, I note the hour I start, the session’s duration, how many words I get down, the calculated new total, what chapter I’m on and any interesting notes therein. 365 more words


What's Next?

I feel lost…

Camp NaNo has officially ended for April and now I’m not quite sure what I’m doing with myself. It always feels this way after one of these months; like I’m supposed to be doing something but I can’t quite figure out what. 660 more words



Whoo hoo! The writing mojo is coming back. I can feel it in my bones. That, and I have gone from like 100 words a day that I have to bleed for to at least 500 that come fairly easily before I get tired. 63 more words

365 Days Of Writing

Why Small Moments Are The Most Important Ones

Last year I signed up for a 10K run. Immediately thereafter, I was hit with a flood of panic. The run was less than two months away and I had not even jogged in six months. 283 more words

Writing Tips


Considering I’ve been either sleeping or throwing up for the past few days it will not surprise you that I have not done any writing. It was my plan to get the synopsis for my novel written by now. 57 more words


Never Give Up - Part 2

This is about writing.  Not running.  Struggling with running – for some reason I am struggling up hills.  I don’t know why?

I’ve been struggling with writing (like I’m struggling to run up hills for some reason) over the spring.   318 more words