Can I blame the summer heat for my writing slump? It seems the only time I can manage to write anything is a couple hundred words during my morning commute, the subway AC blasting, ice coffee in my hand, tapping on my phone. Sometimes, I wonder if my neighbors on the train ever take a look… Read More Notes from a subway drafter…
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: 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.