Do you ever sit down at your desk/sofa/perch with the full intention of having an awesome writing session, only to look up at the clock, see it’s 11pm and realise you’ve written the sum total of, fuck all?
Well, me too.
But I’m trying to change that. After a catastrophic May, in which I managed approximately 3 WIP words, I decided June had to change.
I got books to write people. Wasting a month, no matter how many of those hours were spent on Bash stuff, just ain’t good enough.
But I don’t just want to write faster. I know what me writing faster looks like – a garbled shitstorm of gobbledycrap. And that ain’t helpful to anybody’s novel.
Instead, I approached this tactically. Here are 3 tactics I’ve employed to write quality words, faster. (more…)
Do you ever need just five more minutes in your day? Maybe you want to edit another post, or write a short, or a piece of flash for a competition. But you just don’t seem to have enough time. I’m writing this post, because I always need more time. I’m pretty good at being efficient. But I could be better. I know I could squeeze another half hour out my day. But how when I’m a busy worker bee, mother, wife, friend, chef, cleaner…. Etc etc?! (more…)