Stop thinking so hard and just let the words come

“Stop thinking so hard and just let the words come.” That’s the note I’ve written to myself in my notebook and those are the first words I saw when I looked at it beside me in hopes of coming up with a title for this post. :) I’ve spent some time writing today, although onlyContinue reading “Stop thinking so hard and just let the words come”

Self-discipline is a skill: skills take practice and practice takes time

I did not reach any of my goals yesterday. (1557 words, 3 hours writing, finish editing chapters 15 and 16.) I wrote for 2.633 hours and added 122 words to chapter 15. I didn’t take drastic measures with those chapters as I said I would because things were actually going well with the story. IContinue reading “Self-discipline is a skill: skills take practice and practice takes time”

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”