Posts Tagged "writing"
Pin ItI’ve had a couple of conversations lately and I wanted to share the gist of them, because I’m seeing a trend in a lot of friends, especially writers, and it bothers me. We are not seeing and claiming our value! As writers, what we do is so valuable. Think about the books that have changed your life. Most people, especially readers can name a book that impacted their...Read More
Pin ItI spent all day Saturday working on revisions for one of my books. I holed up at a local Panera and wrote, wrote, wrote. And deleted, deleted, deleted. And wrote some more. The story I’m working on is one that I love. I really want to get it right. So I spent a lot of time going over my words, looking at what I’d written, and, most important, looking at the revision...Read More
For those of you who followed my Super Duper Top Secret Writing Project, it should come as no surprise that I’ve been reading A TON of Young Adult books over the past few months trying to wrap my head around whether or not the Young Adult book I wrote is publishable. I’ve really enjoyed many of the books I’ve read. Most of them have way too much sexual content for me to be...Read More
I have been tormenting some of you for a while now over my super duper top secret writing project since NaNoWriMo. I can finally reveal what I’ve been working on. So… when I decided to do NaNoWriMo, I was in an interesting situation. I always do NaNoWriMo. And, because I feel like it’s sort of a rebellious thing, I always try to write a weird book completely outside of my...Read More
This is my (I think) 8th year of doing and finishing NaNoWriMo. I ended with just over 62,000 words, plus I also wrote a proposal and sample chapters that didn’t get counted in this number. Some of my friends get freaked out over those numbers. I will say that this has been my most productive word count writing month ever- I probably wrote somewhere around 90K. I’m not saying this to...Read More