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Taking this seriously, results

So, it’s been about a month since I decided to start logging my writing hours, and here’s what I’ve found:

  • In a good week, I can put in 10-12 hours of work on drafting, editing/re-writing, blog posts/formatting, and promotion work.
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Writing About Writing

Finding the Keyboard

It’s been months, no almost a year since I sat down at the keyboard to work on one of my stories.

It feels great to be able to get past the chapter that was blocking the progress. 114 more words


Weekend Writing Goals

I’ve been working at my Day Job non stop this entire week, and I’ve got doubles all weekend so I’ve got even less time than usual to write and read. 202 more words


Critical Acclaim, Commercial Success...Or Something Else?

Having now made the commitment to fully pursue my nascent writing ambitions, I have recently been pondering what it is I most want to accomplish as an author. 599 more words


Keeping it Simple

When I write rough drafts for my stories, I’ve discovered that almost anything will work for me–notebook paper, notepads, scraps of paper that are around, the computer, the Notes App on my phone–pretty much anything that will allow me to get the idea into a fixed form. 433 more words


Novel number 1 completed

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I’m taking on Dean Wesley Smith’s challenge to┬ácomplete three novels in three months. I’ve finished the first novel. 132 more words


Asheville Writers Summer 2017 News

I was in Sylva last month for the North Carolina Writers Network-West conference at the Jackson County Library. It was good to meet a few… 682 more words