A lot of rambling about writing and a second challenge

Decided to give the “no timers” challenge a shot again after looking at my current run of daily word counts and comparing them to the run I had in April and May in which I didn’t use timers. The numbers so far are promising even after what I thought was a bad start but reallyContinue reading “A lot of rambling about writing and a second challenge”

Feeling a little less alone today on this journey to improvement

I was going to respond to a blog post I ran across today but found the commenting system was using Disqus which I don’t use and realized I had too much to say for a comment anyway. Here’s a link: Writing under the influence: productivity and motivation tips to help authors write faster. It’s anContinue reading “Feeling a little less alone today on this journey to improvement”

Today’s (writing) forecast

Today’s writing forecast: cloudy, stormy, but not without hope. ;-) A rainy day always makes for a good writing day, as far as I’m concerned. I need to write at least a couple thousand words today, or I need to just admit I’m not going to finish this book anytime in the next three months.Continue reading “Today’s (writing) forecast”

Overdue books, procrastination, and a writer’s income

Today has been an excellent day for writing. Unfortunately, I haven’t written a thing. It’s now 9:48 pm and I don’t really have a choice: I have to find it in me to start writing. I have an overdue book to finish writing (personal deadline—learned my lesson about setting public ones) and a dire needContinue reading “Overdue books, procrastination, and a writer’s income”