Before starting my first novel, I’d not given much thought to how many drafts I would need to work through to complete my story. I thought I would just write it once, edit it and that’s that. … This could be one of the reasons it seemed like such a daunting task for so many […]Read More Drafts: How many is too many?
Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. Suzy Kassem I’ve been super focused on writing my first draft for the past couple of months that I’ve not had a chance to update my blog. But today I’ve had an overwhelming feeling of doubt creep its way in to my mind and writing, and I […]Read More When Doubt Rears Its Ugly Head…
So, I know it’s been a long time since I’ve blogged, but it’s been a hard couple of weeks of being struck down with the flu and whatnot. Barely managed to up my word count on my first draft… I wasn’t hitting my targets and I’m now miserably behind by about 10,000 words! Aaargh! Anyway, […]Read More How Useful Is A Daily Word Count Target?
Like any writer, I’m sure, there have been days where I feel like I’m not doing enough, or what I am doing is not good enough and everything is just a waste of time and I should just give up now to save myself the heartbreak of being rejected by the world. But in the […]Read More 10 Quotes To Encourage Writers
Staying determined and focused on your goals during chaotic days is definitely a challenge. But it is not impossible. Being a mother of two small boys, it can be exceptionally hard to find any quiet time in my day to plan, work and write…Or even think. It almost feels like every second is filled with […]Read More Productive Disorder