At the beginning of the year, I decided to assign four months to write my memoir. Now at the halfway mark, I want to ramp it up to create momentum for the second part of this writing phase. So I have created a Write More in March challenge for myself. My goal is to writeContinue reading “Write more in March Challenge”
Pick a card. If it is from the suit of diamonds it is time to decide which length of text you are going to write. You can decide between words, sentences,paragraphs and chapters. I usually go for number of words or sentences. So if I chose sentences it would look something like this | IContinue reading “Set your word count target with the suit of diamonds”
Halfway through Nanowrimo and I have only written 5268 words so far instead of 25000. In this post I share how I plan to bounce back from a low word count for my NaNoWriMo project. From False Defeat to Victory Lately, I have been working with the beats from Save the Cat – Writes aContinue reading “Bounce Back From a Low Word Count for NaNoWriMo”
Free printables ready for download in this post| This is my schedule for the fall semester | For my first week, this will look like the following. Day 1 I have taken up my speculative fiction project again and I have a lot of already written material but because it has been a while sinceContinue reading “Back to School Schedule for Writers”
A nature journal is the perfect tool for writer.
So the same measures I use when going for a walk namely pay attention and be astonished is the same measures with which to choose the words I tell a story. Put a flower in your story and make it stand out in words as beautiful as it does in nature.
Sagan wrote for two-three hours each day. To come up with such a schedule it is perhaps necessary to try out different times of the day and then stick to the time that works best.
Sometimes we don’t have that kind of freedom and need to accommodate our writing schedule to our life circumstances. This is one of the themes in the book Miss Iceland by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir.