There are many strategies for staying focused on a writing project, but these are the 4 things that work for me. What keeps you on track? Comment with your suggestions. Maybe I'll learn something new!
Many writers take on the NaNoWriMo challenge each year. You know, the National Novel Writing Month? The goal is to write at least 50,000 words during the month of November. For 2020, I began the third book in my Undercurrent series, RAGING TORRENT. This is the third time I’ve done NaNoWriMo, and I think I’ve … Continue reading Second Wind: Re-engaging on my Work-in-Progress
You know, that poor Wave group...I can't even tell if the whole group is bad or if it's just a couple of idiots like Saxon Cole and Sam Rathbone and their band of thugs and jerks who are just dragging the whole group down. The more I write about them, the more they baffle me. … Continue reading Rise of the Wave
I’m Just Trying to Win. At the start of the year, without telling anyone, I gave myself a challenge. It’s a challenge that I knew would be difficult, but I thought I could handle it. Getting ahead of this would require patience, understanding, and even courtesy. Still, I felt that I would be up to … Continue reading My Personal Challenge
We stopped teaching cursive writing in schools, and people started printing or texting everything. Now that Maryland has eliminated the parallel parking requirement from the Driver Skills Test, well... I'm afraid folks are already losing that skill too. I pulled into a parallel parking spot alongside a curb (of course) where there were two spaces. … Continue reading Parallel Parking is Going the Way of Cursive Writing