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Weekly Word Count #72

Word Count: 3,108

What story I’m working on: Waking for Winter

What I’m editing/marketing: Just finished editing Rising for Autumn and shipped it off to the editor. 155 more words


That Time of Year

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”
Colin Powell

It’s almost NaNoWriMo!

As usual, I will be participating in the crazy event; the sprint to get 50,000 words in a single month. 374 more words

Writer Examines Quantity Against Quality in 30-Day Writing Challenge

Good evening! Quality v. Quantity – how important is this issue? Very!  Let’s start with a process of elimination – Fact: we already know that 50,000 words meet the QUANTITY test – actually, even if you don’t WIN (Yet, I have faith that you WILL!) If you get just slightly close to this GOAL – give yourself permission to claim individual success in QUANTITY during this writing challenge! 279 more words


Good News, Bad News

​I started writing again yesterday. I wrote 553 words in my notebook and then we decided to go to bed. Then I typed up 448 words on my word counter app, which would have brought me up to 1001 words. 122 more words


The Weekly Re-Motivator: Panning for Gold

I remember, when I was in school, learning about how during the gold rush — you know, old west, Manifest Destiny times — people would pan for gold. 690 more words


POV Change

I decided after completing my manuscript that I now want to go in a different direction. Of course I did, I am forever changing my mind. 389 more words


Weekly Word Count #71

Word Count: 4,039

What story I’m working on: Waking for Winter

What I’m editing/marketing: Winding to an end with the Rising for Autumn edits. I may actually be able to finish next week, which means I’ll be sending it on in to the editor. 77 more words

Katherine Mcintyre