I’m having a rough time drafting. It’s not that I’ve hit a wall, it’s that I don’t know what I am writing towards. When my WIP was only 50,000 words, not knowing where the story would end didn’t seem like that big a deal. But now it’s over 100,000 words. That’s pretty scary long, and… Read More Dial It Back, Yah Lunatic
August Word Count: 8,176 Self-doubt: 4 out of 5 on a mouthless emoji scale 😶😶😶😶. Status update: I’ve discovered I STILL have no idea where this story is headed, that I need to sit down and think about where my two strands of plot are heading and how to end them. This is what I get for pants-ing… Read More Mini-Update 3: August 12
Every Monday when I get to work, I sit down and write a to do list. Most of the time, I don’t even write one for work – this is my personal to do list, the things I want to take care of before the next Sunday ends. It usually includes finishing a book I’m… Read More Accomplishing Smaller Goals
For all my moaning and worrying when I composed my Mini-Update 1, Tuesday was a good writing day. A day when writing made me energized, not tired. I wrote like gangbusters before and after work. And it wasn’t just the quantity that got me jazzed – I’m was pleased with the quality, too. I wrote words that actually mattered… Read More A Good Writing Day
August Word Count: 5230 Self-doubt: 1.5 out of 5 on a grimace emoji scale Current Mood: Next steps: Take it easy, watch the last few episodes of The Daily Show, mercilessly make fun of the Republican debate/circus for at least the first 30 minutes before getting bored and going back to drafting my WIP.
August Word Count: 2,819 Aha Moments: 0 Self-doubt: 3.5 out of 5 on a x-ed out eye emoji scale. Current Mood: (Gif source: http://giphy.com/gifs/yes-maybe-GVH7ZnzMGFEjK) Next Steps: Write some words before I go to work. Then cry because I may never find a way to the end of this story.
Even though it’s so hot right now, all I want to do it sit right next to my AC cradling a bowl of ice cream in my arms, the world does not stop spinning just because it’s summer. I completed Camp NaNoWriMo in July. I set a goal of 20,000 words and wrote more than… Read More Summertime Sadness: August Goals