I finished my book. Torque is done! Final word count: 128,224
At the beginning of the year, I knew I wanted to take time out for my writing and get away. I wanted to experience a new environment and get the creative juices flowing. I had in my mind that what I’ve dubbed to everyone as “my solo writing retreat,” would result in a finished book and things would go smoothly as I am preparing for the Writer’s Digest Conference in August.
Well, that wasn’t quite the case…. … More What I learned on my solo writing retreat
And those that read my previous post about school, know that it didn’t work out in my favor. So now, this brings me here: a couple of months into the year with a new deadline. … More Progress Update: A new deadline approaches
In my head, I’ve kept up with my word count and I’m breezing along to finishing my novel by Dec. 15, 2017. In reality…. … More Progress Update – TORQUE
Maybe it’s good to start small. But for some of us, we decided that we would start with a large manuscript.
Once you finally realize what you’ve done, you’ve already told so many people that you’re working on a novel. You probably feel kind stuck right now… … More Managing a looming manuscript
This is what happens when you want to write a part of your novel for your portfolio. … More Torque | PU via pictures
As some of you may know I am writing a novel, struggling, but I’m moving along. Back in December, toward the end of my end of my winter break, my portfolio director told me to switch my third person to first person. It would make the readers feel more connected with my main character, Cori. … More Third to First | Progress Update
When you have to press play It’s been a while….
A couple of weeks ago I started making writings goals. And they’ve already failed, which sucks because I want to finish my novel by the end of the year or at least half of it. In my planner I put word goals – of how many I would achieve a day starting Monday and ending … More Writing Goals via Planner
Hello All, I hope you enjoy the very short post of my main character Cori from my novel, Torque. Until Wednesday. XO Arisa Birth Name: Cori Ava B-Woods aka. Cori A. Woods