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The Fun of Being Unknown

I have a huge advantage right now. As a writer that is. As a creative mind. What’s that advantage? Being unknown.

Okay, I think that I know what you are thinking: “how the f^@& is being unknown an advantage as a writer? 503 more words


The Finish Line: I Can See It! Can You See It?

Word count is important as the writing happens. Watching the words grow is a huge part of creating a manuscript. I write down my word count at the end of every day so I can see the progress. 279 more words


Moving house as a distraction? - Word Counts 94,156 +12,128

WordPress is a rotten conscience. Or a very good one, depending on your perspective. Log on after an absence and it will cheerfully announce just how long you’ve been away. 314 more words


On Sleep

Yesterday I went to work, like normal, and about half way through the day I just started feeling run down. My eyes burned, my throat hurt, and I was exhausted. 298 more words

Personal Notes

Why Your Novel Isn't Long Enough (And What to Do About It)

Hello Writers, Readers, and Novelists!

There is nothing quite as disheartening as finishing a draft of your novel and realizing that you don’t have enough material to meet your word count. 654 more words


My Week in Writing #WordCount

The week was going good until yesterday. . .

I fear another I don’t even want to say it is coming . . .

And I finished Wednesday’s writing thinking maybe next week I’d try for 1,500 words a day. 40 more words


Invisible Balloons

A piece of flash-fiction written in 99-words that will have you never wanting to see a balloon ever again. Can you see what lurks inside a balloon?

Source: Invisible Balloons