Tag Archive for word count

a need to write

So today I finally learned what it means to be driven to write a story. I don’t know that I have ever felt that way before, you know, that I absolutely had to sit down and create a piece of fiction. To have a story that haunted me, and gnawed at me, until I had…

Progress Report 3/13

Word Count: 1855 This morning I got up at 7am, because my phone was beeping that the battery was low. Somehow it had not charged at all through the night. I had planned to sleep in later, but decided to go ahead, get up, and head to the convention hall to load in. I was…

Progress Report – 3/11

Word Count: 2062 Tea: Dryad Tea’s Firebird Chai – it is awesome, and one of my most favorite teas. I will confess, that I almost gave up on today’s writing session, only 400 words in. It was a struggle to keep going. My body and mind feel like they are stuck in a fog and…

Progress Report – 3/9

Word Count: 2153 Tea of the Day: Dr Pepper So again, I skip my morning tea to write. It felt too hot today for tea, at a balmy 27 degrees… Though relatively speaking, that is quite warm to some of the mornings we have had. The snow and ice is finally melting away, though my…

Progress Report – 3/6

Today’s Word Count: 2423 Today’s Tea: Ice cold water – no tea (I planned to make tea. I did twitter instead.) I spent the first hour of my writing time today helping out my friend Mab. You can see more about that issue in my other posts. I figured that I was too fired up…

Progress Report and Royally Pissed Off!

Today’s Word Count: 2154 Today’s Tea: Mango Mate (no clue where it came from, it was in a plastic ziplock on the shelf)   I just posted yesterday about writing stuff, so today’s update will be short and sweet. I did not stop at 1500 words today, because I really wanted the chapter to end…

Progress Report – 3/3

Last Friday, (Feb 27th) was my 13th wedding anniversary. It is thanks to my wonderful, talented, and insurance wielding wife that I am able to pursue this unlikely life as an author, artist, and performer. She is my partner, my best friend, and in many ways, my muse. On a completely unrelated note,  during my…

Progress Report – 2/25

Today’s Tea: Girl with the Lion’s Tail by Dryadtea.com (inspired by SJTucker) Current Project: Persnickety Jones & The Pirates of Undertoe (first draft) Today’s Wordcount: 1492 (Hey, there is a rhyme about that…) In an effort to start blogging and keeping my fans and friends informed (since facebook has shuttered my post reach most severely…