What is flash fiction? You've probably written short stories. High school was notorious for making students write several pages on different themes or topics, both fiction and non-fiction. But my guess is those were closer to 5,000 words. Too long for flash fiction. So what is flash fiction all about? For one, flash fiction is … Continue reading Flash Fiction
Today is the day. The day to turn in word counts and collect your “winner’s” prizes.
Not for me. This wasn’t my month for writing. Last year I made sure I wrote every night after work. But last November my job allowed me the flexibility to leave early. My son played a bit more Nintendo than I usually permit. This year I work until 6 pm, commute an hour, and my son was diagnosed with epilepsy in August which requires medication that has to be administered at 7:30 pm.
Sure, I still could have made time. The time I spent writing this post could have been better used throwing words down for my NaNo count. They would not have been very meaningful; I haven’t felt the inspiration.
On a good note, I received some feedback on the first draft of my fantasy novel. Now that would have been a good…
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I don't know if I'd go so far as to say I have writer's block. More like life block. The times when I want to write I am either driving, working (been so busy at work I can barely think straight) or have real life things to do. Many of the writing guides and tips … Continue reading Writer’s Block
During NaNoWriMo, I try to participate in writing sprints, short 30 minute periods were everyone just writes and then shares a line of there work. We take a break and then do another sprint. I am always amazed at how many words some writers can get down in those precious 30 minutes. So I was … Continue reading Writing Faster?
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