It’s 10:43 on day 2 as I’m sitting down to write my 2500 words. Yesterday’s word count was a lovely 8,055 words, and although part of me is insisting I’m tired and am well enough ahead that I don’t need to write today, I’m not going to bed until my word count is achieved. In… Continue reading JulNoWriMo Day 2
When I’m writing, specifically, when I’m writing Summer Rush, I aim to make my chapters between the lengths of 2500 and 3300 words. Sometimes, it works. Sometimes, it doesn’t. Today, for instance. I’m rewriting chapter five to facilitate the untimely demise of Brett, adding a new character, and rearranging the structure of the scenes. Every… Continue reading When The Words Won’t Stop
There are going to be lots of exclamations points throughout November, in case that wasn’t completely obvious. Anyway, I reached 25k last night! YES! Halfway there :DD I have a ton of homework to do, blegh. Books to read and edit. I’m supposed to go over the second chapter of Summer Rush and give it… Continue reading Halfway There!
As a very late graduation present to myself, I bought a beautiful hot pink journal. The book my mom gave me, “Everything You Need to Know Before College,” highly suggests writing in a journal while you’re making that big transition in your life. I’ve started somewhere around thirty journals in my lifetime but I never… Continue reading Journaling?