The view out my window shows gently falling snow and frosted fir trees. Pretty, so long as I’m sitting here looking out the window. Less so when I head out later to pick up my sick dog from the vet. What does this have to do with life rolls? What are life rolls? Life Rolls Defined […]
Writing doesn’t take much time. If you figure on a 1,000 words per hour pace, you can plan how much time you need to write a novel. If it’s an 80,000-word novel—80 hours. At a 17 Words Per Minute (WPM) typing speed.
Self-editing a novel or story presents challenges for many writers. It is very easy to read past mistakes, especially when you are very familiar with your work. Listening to your work read aloud can help.
When did you last feel like you had all the time in the world to write? How long since you had a day free from distractions and demands on your time? Here are 4 techniques to fit writing into your busy day.
You’ll gain focus by killing your darlings. It isn’t only self-indulgent writing that needs to go. You’re a busy creative with many other demands on your time. You can’t afford to chase every new idea—no matter how cute!