I have really been chewing lately on the reason why so many great writers are suddenly just stopping, quitting, walking away. Today a writer friend of mine came up with one possible cause. Above in topic of the night.
Made it to the WMG offices around 2 p.m. and worked there until four p.m. and then went for a walk with two other professional writers. Yes, not back completely on energy, but enough to start exercising again. Felt good.
Home to work on e-mail, then the workshop assignments, then I cooked dinner and watched some television and then took a long nap. Then more television.
Finally back in here around midnight. I worked on a couple of things first, then moved over to my writing computer and managed 1,050 words on the novel. Slow, slow restart.
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Class #12 Feb 1st Character Voice/Setting
Class #13 Feb 1st Adding Suspense to Your Writing
Class #14 Feb 1st Ideas into Stories
Class #15 Feb 2nd Character Development
Class #16 Feb 2nd Depth in Writing
Class #17 Feb 2nd Plotting With Depth
Class #18 Feb 3rd Designing Covers
Class #19 Feb 3rd Writing and Selling Short Stories
Class #20 Feb 3rd How to Write Science Fiction
Classic Workshops and Lectures are also available at any time.
Topic of the Night: Perspective
The Writing of Dead Hand: A Cold Poker Gang Mystery
Day 1…. 700 words. Total words so far… 700 words.
Day 2…. 1,200 words. Total words so far… 1,900 words.
Day 3…. 1,000 words. Total words so far… 2,900 words.
Day 4…. 1,100 words. Total words so far… 4,000 words.
Day 5…. 1,400 words. Total words so far… 5,400 words.
Day 6…. 2,450 words. Total words so far… 7,850 words.
Day 7…. 3,300 words. Total words so far… 11,150 words.
Day 8…. 1,200 words. Total words so far… 12,350 words.
Day 9…. 1,150 words. Total words so far… 13,500 words.
Day 10.. 2,300 words. Total words so far… 15,800 words.
Day 11.. 3,200 words. Total words so far… 19,000 words.
Day 12.. 2,100 words. Total words so far… 21,100 words.
Day 13.. 1,050 words. Total words so far… 22,150 words.
Day 14.. 2,300 words. Total words so far… 24,450 words.
Day 15.. 1,500 words. Total words so far… 25,950 words.
Day 16.. 3,200 words. Total words so far… 29,150 words.
Day 17.. 1,100 words. Total words so far… 30,250 words.
Day 18.. 2,150 words. Total words so far… 32,400 words.
Day 19.. 1,700 words. Total words so far… 34,100 words.
Day 20.. 1,100 words. Total words so far… 35,200 words.
Day 21.. 1,050 words. Total words so far 36,250 words.
Totals For Year 3, Month 6, Day 25
Writing in Public blog streak… Day 858
— Daily Fiction: 1,050 original words. Fiction month-to-date: 12,250 words
— Nonfiction: 00 new words. Nonfiction month-to-date total: 1,200 words
— Blog Posts: 900 new words. Blog month-to-date word count: 13,000 words
— E-mail: 14 e-mails. Approx. 1,200 original words. E-mails month-to date: 507 e-mails. Approx. 22,100 words
— Covers Designed and Finished: 0. Covers finished month-to-date: 3 Covers
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