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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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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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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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Present Tense VS Past Tense – the lines of WAR.

I kinda like the first one better. And yes, I do realize I switched to past tense for a paragraph, and then back to present tense. I’m over thinking this… Also, at least one of these paragraphs has not been … Continue reading

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Minor Meltdown – Tenses, Arghh

Last night as I was reading my current Kindle novel (Betrayals by Kelley¬†Armstrong) I realized she was writing in past tense. I knew this in theory, but with all my tense issues lately, the experience of reading in past tense … Continue reading

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102,131 (of 125k) & Writing Group!

I spent most of the weekend editing my first two chapters again for my writing group on Sunday. I’m really liking their feedback, it’s helping a lot. I’m very thankful I was invited to join. Hopefully I can learn to … Continue reading

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