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 … Continue reading Last Day of NaNoWriMo
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
New update added with an excerpt from a current project, a thriller titled “Migraines”.
Day 8 of NaNoWriMo and I have written maybe 4 days. I guess I could be working on my novel instead of my blog post, but I’m at work, and it is a lot easier to jot down some thoughts about my day than focus on writing a story.
If you haven’t guessed by now, between this blog and my “everything” blog at wwdovestudio.com, I am not one to just vomit words onto a page. I might not be as eloquent as Tolkien, or as mysterious as Gaiman, but I don’t like to just write whatever comes to mind. I think about most sentences. So, that makes it difficult to write at work. Plus, I’m at work, duh. My boss is nice, but…
I love my job, don’t get me wrong, but we all have days where we wish we could be doing something else. I don’t know if…
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Day 8 of NaNoWriMo and I have written maybe 4 days. I guess I could be working on my novel instead of my blog post, but I'm at work, and it is a lot easier to jot down some thoughts about my day than focus on writing a story. If you haven't guessed by now, … Continue reading A Little Discouraged
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?