Every now and then, I choose a passage of wisdom from someone who knows better and much more than I do about writing, life, the universe and/or everything. Share and enjoy! “We've been raised with a false belief: We mistakenly believe that criticism leads to failure. From the time we get to school, we're taught … More Inspiration #25
I must be brief tonight, but I wanted to check in with this blog for a moment for a quick update. Because I finally have A Plan for this year. And I am a happier person when I have things like plans and goals to work toward. Second, I let slip yesterday on my Facebook … More What Comes Now (For Real) a briefest of brief updates
I feel like I am just beginning. Last year I wrote thirteen novels, 650,000 words, and a handful of blog posts. I started the project with the idea that either I would find out that I am really a writer, and learn what it is to have writing a constant thing that must be done … More I Wrote Thirteen Novels in 2012. Now what….. and retrospective.
First of all, a quick shout-out to my 12noveling sister. This was her last month of the project, and she did an amazing job, especially considering that she never wrote anything nearly this big ever before and she chose actual genres for each month. I barely know what genre I will write in until the … More Six Down, Six to Go! (Holy crap, we’re halfway there!)
Yes, I know. I normally post this kind of victory lap the very minute I cross the finish line. But to be honest, I really needed to not see a word processor for a few days after that last push. It came down to the wire, and if it were not for my amazing boyfriend … More Five Down, Seven to Go! And notes on finishing.
Every Sunday, I choose a passage of wisdom from someone who knows better and much more than I do about writing, life, the universe and/or everything. Share and enjoy! “As a writer, you must maintain your basic integrity: You must be true to what you believe in, nd you must write mainly for yourself. If … More Inspiration #17
Day Fifteen: 31,617 of 50,000 I’m a little excited about getting my iPad when I finish this novel. I’m also shocked and really proud of the word count I’ve been able to rack up with that particular carrot on a stick. And it’s made me wonder what it is that’s really so different about being … More In Which the Writer is Absurdly Excited