My Greatest Writing Weakness

You know how you can sit down to write, and everything just falls into place? Your focus is perfect, and nothing can keep your fingers from dancing across the keyboard as you rack up an amazing word count? Yeah, I don’t know that feeling either. If you do, though, and you have the writing focus of an Olympian athlete, please comment on this post and … Continue reading My Greatest Writing Weakness

How to Write Faster: An Experiment

April is Camp NaNoWrimo, which is basically like normal NaNoWriMo but with fewer rules. You get to choose your word count goals (instead of the required 50,000) in order to win, and you’re also assigned a cabin, just like summer camp, so it’s easier to find a community. It’s cute and fun, and the writing community is always amazing. But it’s also really intimidating to … Continue reading How to Write Faster: An Experiment

March Writing Wrap Up

I really need to work on writing fluency. That’s what I discovered last month. It was a decent writing month, and I hit the goals that I set for myself (mostly), but every time I wrote, I kept struggling with how long I could actually sit down and concentrate on writing. So that’s what I’ve decided I’m going to focus on for April, and in fact, the rest of the year. I’m going to experiment and try different strategies other writers recommend to help build writing fluency. Continue reading March Writing Wrap Up

February Writing Wrap Up

What a month. It’s the shortest month of the year, but between teacher burnout and the Texas Snowpocalypse of 2021, it easily felt like the longest month. Understandably, I didn’t get much writing in for February. I started the month off with 36,504 words and ended with a whopping 36,828. That’s a grand total of 324 words for February, folks. Thanks to M.K. England, who … Continue reading February Writing Wrap Up