Month Six Reflections: Writing Every Day Is The Wrong Goal

We all know the routine, the advice, the universal cat o’nine tails writers flagellate themselves with, the guilt monster that chases us each time we shrug writing in favor of movie night. It’s like the knowledge that we should eat our veggies and sleep more, and while we’re at it say our prayers and floss … More Month Six Reflections: Writing Every Day Is The Wrong Goal

Slaying Sacred Cows

Day Thirteen: 19,555 of 50,000 This is a good month to slay a sacred cow. What I mean by a sacred cow, is that story we’ve been wanting to write for years. You know the one. Maybe it’s even the story that made us want to start writing. It’s a perfect idea, one we must … More Slaying Sacred Cows

Day One

2,008 of 50,000 words   The first day is usually the worst day for me. I might be saying that because this is the first day, and I spent a long time deciding what to write. Ask me again at day fifteen, and I might say that the middle is the worst day because I’m getting … More Day One