Category: A Week of Writing

A Week of Writing: 4/20/20 to 4/26/20

Happy Monday, everybody. One more week of writing in the books, and here’s how I did. Words to Write By Today’s quote comes from New York Times Best Selling author Cheryl Strayed. “Writing is always full of self-doubt, but the first book [Torch] is… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 4/20/20 to 4/26/20”

Weeks of Writing: 2/17/20 to 3/8/2020

Playing catch up and hitting you with multiple weeks here. I was on vacation for most of this period, then I caught a bad cold (while on vacation, no less), but I did manage to do a bit of writing and submitting and whatnot.… Continue Reading “Weeks of Writing: 2/17/20 to 3/8/2020”

A Week of Writing: 2/10/20 to 2/16/20

Another week of writerly wins and woes. Let’s have a look. Words to Write By Got two quotes for you today that essentially say the same thing. The first is by Stephen King. “In many cases when a reader puts a story aside because… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 2/10/20 to 2/16/20”

A Week of Writing: 2/3/20 to 2/9/20

One more week down, and it was a fairly productive one. Let’s take a look. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from novelist Jane Smiley. “Every first draft is perfect because all the first draft has to do is exist. It’s perfect… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 2/3/20 to 2/9/20”

A Week of Writing: 1/27/20 to 2/2/20

Well, I got the lead out last week and managed to make progress in a number of areas. Here’s how I did. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from novelist E. L. Doctorow. Planning to write is not writing. Outlining, researching, talking… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 1/27/20 to 2/2/20”

A Week of Writing: 1/13/20 to 1/19/20

One more week of writing in the books. Let’s see how I did. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from novelist Hallie Ephron. “Outlining is like putting on training wheels. It gives me the courage to write, but we always go off… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 1/13/20 to 1/19/20”

Weeks of Writing: 9/9/19 to 9/22/19

A couple weeks of writing and whatnot to report. Words to Write By One of my favorite authors, Stephen King, recently had a birthday, so today’s quote is one of his. “When you write a book, you spend day after day scanning and identifying… Continue Reading “Weeks of Writing: 9/9/19 to 9/22/19”

Weeks of Writing: 8/19/19 to 9/8/18

Way, way behind on these things. Time to catch up. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from Amy Poehler. “Most authors liken the struggle of writing to something mighty and macho, like wrestling a bear. Writing a book is nothing like that.… Continue Reading “Weeks of Writing: 8/19/19 to 9/8/18”

A Week of Writing: 8/12/19 to 8/18/19

Here we go. Another week of writing gone by, and here’s how I did. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from Stephen King “When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 8/12/19 to 8/18/19”

A Week of Writing: 7/29/19 to 8/4/19

Another week, another bunch of words in roughly the shape of novels and stories and stuff. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from Salvador Dali. “Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.” ― Salvador Dali It’s been said that perfection… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 7/29/19 to 8/4/19”

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