August has been an interesting month for my writing. I finished and submitted three short stories, which felt really good and also cleared my writing to-do list of everything except the novel. Also, after planning to complete the next round of edits on the novel by the end of August, and realising very […]
Summary: Stellar work from the subconscious crew this week, which left me feeling a lot happier about my novel edits. Even though there’s still a lot of work to do, the path is clearer than it was, and it all seems more possible now. Monday: I caught up with Day Twenty-Three and Twenty-Four of […]
Summary: Three good writing sessions on my dedicated writing days, so back into a more regular groove for writing. Very happy with progress this week. Monday: I completed Day Seventeen of AWC’s Mojo Month and listed my intended goals for the day on the UWR online session page. I did some admin and sorting […]
Summary: A bit of a scattershot week – I ‘wrote’ every day but don’t feel like I made any real progress on anything. I did, however, give myself permission to let go of the task list and read a lot, which was lovely, and never a waste of time. Monday: I reached out to […]
Summary: I wrote every day this week, which I know I decided was a bad idea, after the July Camp Nano experience. But the daily aspect was mostly small, fun exercises, and I had a relaxed approach to it in terms of not putting myself under too much pressure, so it was okay. Monday: […]
My flash fiction, Saving the World, is now available on the Toasted Cake podcast! You can listen to it here and Tina Connolly, who hosts the podcast, made this awesome title card for the story!
Summary: I feel like I’ve come up with a better structure for my writing week and that I’ve settled back into a better routine again. I should remember the lesson that trying to write every day really doesn’t work for me and actually ends up being very counter-productive. Monday: My brain had been ticking […]