Week four and I can see the finish line. I’ve made a lot of progress this week and I’ve been able to come back from my deficit to pull at least even with where I need to be, if not a little ahead. Six full days to go, a long weekend ahead, and nothing to […]
Many people feel self-conscious calling themselves a “writer.” When people ask, “What do you do?” many of us hem and haw and try to dance around the question. “Oh, well, I do [list off all other stuff that comes to mind] and I write a little, too [said in a tiny voice that no one […]
Shockingly, my hold queue at the library has dropped to single digits. There just isn’t much releasing in the near future that I’m interested in, I guess. That’s not a bad thing. I’ve got plenty of my own books to catch up on, not to mention some serious writing to do. Plus, the holidays are […]
Week three finds me in a much better mood. The sun has finally returned and, while I’m still behind on word count, I’m catching up. Even better, I feel that a decent percentage of these words don’t suck and may actually be salvageable after the month is over. Hurrah!
I once wrote an article on why writer’s block is a myth. Several readers took me to the woodshed on that one, vehemently defending the existence of this “disease.” For the record, I still think writer’s block is a myth that many writers use to put off or avoid writing. (I’m stubborn that way. Go […]