Tag Archive | Word count

Whoa! #ROW80 Snuck Up On Me

Totally forgot today was the start of round four. But I’m here now. Hooray! Had a hard time coming up with goals. Writing my debut doesn’t seem practical since I’m not ready for that yet and I don’t when I’ll be ready. There are a few things I know I need to do to get […]

YAY! #ROW80 Update

My Goal: Finish revising my friggin’ book already! The road to my goal: 250-500 words on workdays and 500-1000 on my days off. The sometimes detour when I get stuck: Plot the next book. Hey folks! Guess what? I’VE MET MY STANDARDS! Please take a moment to sing my praises. So, Sunday I didn’t write. […]

Failure is NOT an Option #ROW80 Update

My Goal: Finish revising my friggin’ book already! The road to my goal: 250-500 words on workdays and 500-1000 on my days off. The sometimes detour when I get stuck: Plot the next book. Friends, this week was a test. I’m sure of it. We’re understaffed at work, which means those of us left have […]

Arms Raised in a V ROW80 Update

My Goal: 1 hour, but minimum 30min of writing fiction during workdays and 2 hours any day I’m not working. So all those thoughts bubbling up in my head finally burst out for one of my best writing sessions yet!  Between Thursday and Friday, I cranked out 2000 GOOD words and wrapped up the scene […]

After a Rough Start, I’m Back on Track

Last weekend I started to feel a cold coming on.  I tried to drown it in hot lemon tea with honey and lots of rest, but it still hit me.  On Monday.  The first of eighty days in A Round of Words in 80 Days.  I left work early on Monday and only checked email, […]

Life After NaNoWriMo

This time last year I was done with my NaNoWriMo book and proud of myself for crossing the 50k finish line.  After doing the dance of joy I saved all my work and forgot about it for the rest of the year. The holidays came and went and the time came to go over the […]