A little update on my manuscript: I didn’t finish on time. The last couple of days I put a lot of pressure on myself to finish by my deadline and that’s all I could think about and struggled with the next words. Coming off a vacation would hopefully leave me ready to finish the last … More Just a little left
When it comes to writing, getting any kind of time in is ideal. I think when you’re creating your own ideal writing day, or a general ideal day, the root of it is time management. How do you spend your time normally and how do you want to change it, or what are the things you want to hold yourself accountable for? … More The attempt at an ideal writing day
The email was crack in my confidence–I almost started to cry. I had my thoughts of how it would go if I got accepted. I was ready for that. I was excited for it. … More A lesson in rejection
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
Some dialogue starters: “There are consequences to your actions, you know this – it puts us all….” “This can’t be any different than when we….” “You watched me lie there, I would think that….” “But I am young, so what…” Check out the last writing prompts here!
In a rush, your character bumps into someone while not paying attention. Both knock a plethora of items onto the ground, jumbled and mixed together. They gather their things and continue on their way…. by the time your character gets home they notice that there’s something that’s not theirs. Your character needs to change appearances … More Writing prompt No. 2
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
We all know there can always be too much of something. Well, what about writing books? Maybe. I guess it really depends on what you’re looking for in the book and what you hope to get out of it. As writers, we can spend a couple of hours in the bookstore browsing. And when we’re … More Discussing writing books | Write Reads
I guess this is somewhat of letter saying that if you’re struggling writing at this point in time, you’re not alone. … More Writers, we’ve all been there…