No one’s going to make you do it. You have to want it for you and you will have to push yourself when you don’t feel like it. I promise that it will be worth it and in the end you will be better for it. So make a plan, but don’t over think it.... Continue Reading →
It’s wonderful this came up today as I am about to attempt this exact challenge! With these great tips I’m sure to succeed 🙂
Can you write a romance novella (20,000 words) in two weeks? You bet! Here are my five steps to writing a romance novella in only two weeks:
1- Create a writing plan. Before becoming a published author, I was very disorganized. Being the creative-type, I just went with the flow and wrote when I felt like writing. This doesn’t work when you have a goal of writing 20,000 words in ten days. So, I enlisted the help of my husband (totally organized) and together we created a writing schedule. Since I don’t write on the weekends, I only had ten days to work with. Each day, I had to write a minimum of 2,000 words.
Confession: There were some days when I only got 1,500 words done. The next day, I made up the missing words by writing 2,500 words. I didn’t stress when I came up short on a…
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I'm thrilled to share the news that a short story of mine is going to be published in a book! A real, hold-it-in-my-hand book! I entered a writing contest and my story made it through the first round of judging which means it will be included in the book even if I don't win overall.... Continue Reading →