21-Day Challenge: Day 7

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It’s the end fo the first week for the challenge, and another highly productive day of writing! Just finished my last sprint for the day. The grand total: 6223 words today, and 32,311 total for the book. Click to read more...

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...

21 Day Novel Challenge


Accord of HonorI know this guy.

His name is Chris Fox. Chris has written some good books – both fiction and nonfiction. His nonfiction is about…drumroll…fiction writing, and his stuff is really good. Click to read more...