Category Archives: Writing

Can’t think of a Word Bad Enough

Right. Can. Not. Go. On. Vacation. GYAH!

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Ah Dun

I’m done. After a whoppingly impressive week. April 25 – 2,297 words April 26 – 3,486 words April 27 – 805 words April 28th – 3,876 words Weekly total – 10,464 words Novel total – 171,357 words (about 343 pages) … Continue reading

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The Last Mile

Getting very, very close to done. (Done! Done! Done, I say!). April 18 – 1,648 words April 19 – 1,224 words April 20 – 475 words (at 5 in the morning, thankyouverymuch!) Total: 3,347 words (347 words over goal) And … Continue reading

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Close, but no Banana

Why do I always need a vacation to recover from my vacation? I spent 3 days in the Outer Banks and now I’m exhausted. I didn’t get much done this week, but progress is progress. April 12 – 1,182 words … Continue reading

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Round the Bend (And Headed for Home)

This week I finished the actual ‘plot’ of the story. Only two chapters of ‘and they lived mostly happily for a while’ and then, DONE DONE DONE! April 3 – 1,039 (end Cha 27) April 5 – 2,150 (start Cha … Continue reading

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Less is More… or something like that

Well, last week was the first week of Kevin’s new ‘regular’ schedule. He hasn’t had a regular schedule since we lived in Lynchburg, some 7-8 years ago. Funny. I thought him working a more normal schedule would mean I’d see … Continue reading

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Sick & Tired; Redux

Well… Last week, I did not do anything. Words, total: 0 Week before last, I did do some work, but I didn’t do a blog entry, so here it is: March 13 – 1,017 words March 14 – 900 words … Continue reading

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The Big Push

I swear, I don’t understand, sometimes. March 7 – 1,263 words March 12 – 1,810 words total for the week – 3,073 What I’d really like to know is why can’t I write as quickly when I’m *not* under pressure. … Continue reading

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A Little Less Wordy

Well, after doing quite good work for several months and missing only 3 weeks worth of goals over 10 months, I missed 2 weeks in a row for household illnesses. First Kevin got sick, then Jess got sick, and then … Continue reading

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Tired. And Sick.

This week was ok… didn’t get much over goal, but honestly, I’m starting to expect that. I mean, that’s why there are goals and that’s why I keep raising them up, right? Eventually I have to get to the point … Continue reading

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