Tag Archive | Writing

Write More, Market Less: The Proof

I read an article with a bunch of self-publishing stats last night. To me, it was a lot of common sense stuff, but if they only decided to print this part, its all any writer needs to know. The Top Earners group spent more time writing than they did marketing, and those in the group […]

Bending The Scene To My Will

First off, I’m super happy to be on day 4 of consecutive Showing Up, which is the fancy, cool, hip way to say “writing.” I won’t go so far as to say I’m in the habit of Showing Up yet, but I’m definitely on the right track. Anyway, the method that’s been working for me […]

Pop That Champagne! I Did Some Writing!

I’m starting to get into these blog-minis. Short and sweet with no definite point except what I’m up to. Anyway, after getting Friday’s post all set, I decided to open up a new Word document. The big blank page and I stared at each other for a bit while I thought about what to write. […]

A Small Gesture Makes a Big Difference

It was my one day off yesterday and like usual I chatted with Susan. At one point she asked me if I planned on writing any fiction-y stuff. I honestly wasn’t sure because it’d been a while since I’d done any writing and didn’t know where to start. Kind of like figuring out where to […]

Realizing The Mess I Am

There was a moment when I met my future in-laws for the first time where I was struck with how little I knew about anything. I’d never met a family that played Scrabble and Trivial Pursuit for fun and could carry on a conversation, intelligently, on any topic. And there I was, with even less […]

Quick #ROW80 Update

Overall Goal: Figure out my writing process Goal Pieces: 1. Read more books in my genre. 2. Read more books on craft and apply the lessons to my writing. Still making lists and doing better with them, but surprisingly nothing I’ve done the past few days has had to do with writing. It’s surprising because […]

Refreshed and Ready For Action #ROW80

Overall Goal: Figure out my writing process Goal Pieces: 1. Read more books in my genre. 2. Read more books on craft and apply the lessons to my writing. Forgive me, for I have not posted in the last few updates. Ha! Did anyone even notice? There’s almost eighty of them. There wasn’t much to […]