Category Archives: Elsewhere 1

My Dad, the Artist…

While I’ve been VERY busy not finishing my book(s), I’ve once again been excessively busy filling my life with lots of other things. I’ve decided I do this on purpose. I’m an avoider. I’m also someone who makes up new … Continue reading

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151,971 of 156,000 ??!?

So, somehow, in a month of not writing, I managed to increase my wordcount by four thousand words. Not sure how I did that. I might have inserted a tiny bit of my plotting notes into the pages somewhere. Hmm. … Continue reading

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148,145 of 156,000 Back on track

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146,385 of 156,000… Spatchcock! My new favorite word!

Keeping on keeping on. I think my dad used to say this. Slow but steady. Yeah. I would much rather be fast. Fast and finished. Oh well. I’m so darn close. My hero’s are creeping up on the bad guys, … Continue reading

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144,729 of 156,000 I love deadlines. Not.

“…I love the whooshing sound they make as they go by…”  Yeah. Douglas Adams was weird. But so, so right. Two days of plotting, and then two days of recovering from plotting / sleeping a lot did not leave a … Continue reading

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140,271…still… Oh, bother.

Sigh. I stuck to the plan, kept to my 9pm half hour, and instead of writing, found myself spending the next two hours re-plotting my remaining plot. There were just so darn many holes in the last bit of plot … Continue reading

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140,271 of 156,000!!! Goal’s Rock!

Today was the deadline I gave myself to hit 140,000 – and I made it!! Now on to the next goal: 150,000 by Sunday, and then 156,000 by next Wednesday. Assuming that is actually how many words it takes to … Continue reading

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137,810 of 156,000

So far this 1/2 hour at a time thing is working. Most of the time I end up writing for more than the 1/2 hour sprint, which is nice. We’ll see if I can keep it up going during the … Continue reading

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135,782 of 156,000 Keep’in it moving!

I decided that on the weekends, instead of doing my sprint at 9pm, I would do it at 11am. and then I just kept going. I’m at 4,164 words today! Very exciting. Except, I’m in a part now where it’s … Continue reading

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131,635 of 156,000! Goal Achieved!

I made it to the 130,000 goal!! Now on to the 140,000 goal. Yay! I just have to keep reminding myself I can always edit later. Edit later. It’s better to just get it out right now. Today I read … Continue reading

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