Day 332: How to make your writing project more of a reality

What I was doing was… Writing some more on the novel this evening. Got home from work and just did a quick 15 minutes (250 more words!) before dinner and a Zoom call with the writing group. Beyond just feedback, things like writers group remind me of the importance of regularly and increasingly talking about what it is you are creating -it’s part of beginning to make something live in

Day 329: How to have a zingy writing Sunday

What I was doing was… Decided to do another hour writing this morning. Got halfway through the chapter I’m working on, about 1,400 words, and felt zingy when I packed it in for the day. Firstly because it’s a chapter where I get to put together a bunch of different things the story has been setting up, secondly because I was heading off to see a friend I haven’t seen

Day 328: How to find hope in the bleakness

What I was doing was… Intending today to have a FULL ON HARDCORE DAY OF WRITING YEAH? Ended up only being a couple of hours, but it was a productive time, 3x 40 minute sprints in which I managed 1,900 words that closed the novel chapter I’m working on. Meant to start earlier, but got distracted watching Bridge of Spies and looking at #savethearts coverage -the precarious state of creative