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Wednesday Writing with 2 Felines


Wednesday Writing with 2 Felines ~ Advice on ending your story

Sometimes this is what I want to do all day. haha Doesn't she look comfortable and relaxed and happy? 
But I'm determined to get this book done and query soon.
This post came through my email and it resonated with me. I'm at the end of my story, trying to finish it.  I try and write Monday through Friday from 9 am to 2 pm. Having a couple of writing buddies helps keep me on schedule and writing. 

Do you have daily writing goals? What are they?

Linda Goodnight on How to Finish That Novel

Here are the points:

Set daily goals and keep them. Start small. Writing one page per day will give you a nice fat novel at the end of the year. Each day, five days a week, I tell myself I have to write five pages. If I surpass that goal, and I often do, I’m super pumped. If not, no guilt involved. Either way, I’m moving forward on the manuscript.Discipline. Allow yourself no excuses. If you truly desire to be a writer, you will sit down and write. People find time for what really matters to …

Wednesday Writing with 2 Felines ~ Jody Lynne Nye


Wednesday Writing with 2 Felines~ Be proud

Summer is hard for me to get much writing done. With all the kids home from school we want to go out and play. Last year I worked on short stories. That was a great way to keep writing when I had a small writing window. I've turned a few into contests. No gold medals yet but I have had a few Honorable Mentions. I really like this prompt today:

Gather everything you’ve written over the previous 11 days. Pick your favorite. Edit it, polish it and either try to get it published or post it on the Web to share with the world. Be proud of yourself and your work.