21-Day Challenge: Day 6

MC900434719Today was awesome and productive for me. I hope your day was just as good! I slept in a bit, got up at 9am. I showered and made coffee. Then I went and played on the internet a little, checking messages and reading email. Click to read more...

21-Day Novel Day 3: The myth of the first draft

bigstock-Alarm-clock-standing-on-stack--52359475Theme music for the day: Avatar (go James Horner!)
Word count for today: 6370 words in roughly three hours of typing (not including breaks between sprints). No dictation today.

I didn’t really get going until almost 11, and then spent several hours doing sprint – break – sprint – break. Click to read more...

21-Day Novel: Day 2

Dragon_BadgeToday began with a long series of frustrations. I’m trying to learn to use Dragon Dictate (for Mac) as I go here. My words per hour (WPH) on Dragon have only been about 1400-1600 so far, or about 450-550 words per 20 minute sprint. Click to read more...

21-Day Novel: Day 1

I knew today was going to be a slow start, and – no shock – it was. I’ve only finished 2000 words so far today. Mondays are my “kids day” – the day my children and I spend hanging out and having fun. Click to read more...