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How our winner writes

We asked Umoja Writing Competition 2015 winner Kirsten Leggett to contribute to our blog. It’s another opportunity for our entrants to showcase their writing and be involved in the wider writing and volunteering community. 367 more words


Planning A Novel Writing Schedule: How Many Words In A Novel? How Long Does It Take To Write A Novel?

You know that sinking feeling when you rift through your writing ideas folders and see dozens of abandoned and unfinished story scripts accumulated over the years? 823 more words

First Draft

Trust, and the Writing Follows

…or how it turns out from last week.

I’ve been considering this word implementation since last weekend’s post and realized it isn’t a question of implementing or not, but… 386 more words

Writing Life

Creating a Writing Schedule

Awe, it feels good to be without the extra pressure of NaNoWriMo. Today is the last day to hit that 50k goal or your own personal goal. 1,268 more words

Write the Easy Way

Yeah, I’m still on that kick. I tend to do things the hard way, especially with writing. I think that I should be able to formulate this giant novel, complete with world building, deep characters, pull it all out of my ass, and do it with ease and joy. 532 more words


Writing Progress

Once I get into something, I apparently won’t be stopped. In the past week I have done four and a half character sketches, written one scene to be inserted later, updated my concordance, rearranged and combined all the stray folders relating to this project and the novel which went before it, and then backed it up three times. 551 more words


Should you write every day?

The short answer? You’re going to have to figure this one out for yourself. But there are two main schools of thought.

Write every day… 532 more words