Timed reading while I’m working on my book

Today’s writing plan was simple: time myself as I read through what I already had written (chapters one through four) and then use my timer for some 45 minute writing sessions. I use the timer when I’m doing my proofreading check at the end (for publishing).* I’m pretty sure I’ve talked about that here before. … Continue reading Timed reading while I’m working on my book

Progress and a brilliant idea I should have had sooner

I did run out of time yesterday and didn’t make it through all the chapters of my book. Well, sort of. I stopped the editing at chapter 12, but then I sent the file to my tablet and read through the rest of it and realized most of it’s solid. Just a few bits I … Continue reading Progress and a brilliant idea I should have had sooner

Uh oh! (challenge update)

Here is my first challenge update. I’m way behind already. After 1 hour and 49 minutes, I’m only up by 149 words. Getting through the last of the material I wrote a few weeks ago is taking too long. Perfectionism? Probably. I’m going to try to get through the rest of it faster. As of … Continue reading Uh oh! (challenge update)