Tag Archive | writer

Making Lemonade #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 day before the ROW80 kick-off I had a very draining day of work. I got home and vegged, thinking this was my last day to slack before round two. I had […]

Two Times The Charm #ROW80

Round two starts here! So in my wrap-up for round one, I gave myself a fail for lack of focus.  This is going to be the basis of my new goals.  And to get that focus, I’m giving myself a deadline.  Arg!  That’s one of the benefits of being an indie.  No stinking deadlines from […]

Yeah . . . #ROW80 Update

My Goal: 1 hour, but minimum 30min of writing fiction during workdays and 2 hours any day I’m not working. So not much writing since Sunday.  Why?  Errands, some housework and I’ve been trying to get on an exercise schedule again.  I suppose I had some ten or fifteen minute pockets of time available, but […]

No Snazzy Title, Just My #ROW80 Update

My Goal: 1 hour, but minimum 30min of writing fiction during workdays and 2 hours any day I’m not working. Not much to report.  I’m still moving along and probably won’t be on the computer much today except to keep writing.  We’re in the home stretch and I want to finish strong.  Back I go. […]

My First Taste of Rejection From a Friend

The other day I was having lunch with a friend and I started talking enthusiastically about my writing.  Because I’m self-publishing and we’re boys, he teased me a little about the whole thing.  Then the conversation got a little more serious and he asked me if I thought I had something a “real” publishing house […]