Writing progress this month
Total = 6,040 words
- Crime fiction (Birkbeck assignment) = 999 words, after editing.
- Ruthless Scribbling blog post = 664 words
- Ruth’s Coastal Walk blog post = 1768
- Ruth’s Coastal Walk blog post (yesterday) = 1252
- Ruth’s Coastal Walk blog post (today) = 1357
I won’t be writing tomorrow as I’m running a workshop in London, followed by my evening class at Birkbeck. Let’s see what I do on Friday!
I spent the bank holiday weekend walking the coast in Cornwall. The weather was surprisingly good and I walked all day, every day. As a result I did very little writing.
I am using the 15KinMay challenge as an opportunity to catch up with my walking blog. I walk at a faster pace than my write-ups and, for those who know how fast I walk, you will realise that means my write-ups are produced very slowly indeed. I am always a few days behind.
Why so slow? For each walk I’ve completed, my first task is to sort out the photographs – and I take a great many photographs. Then I have the pleasure of thinking back on the walk Continue reading “15K in May: catching up with my walking blog”
The challenge is to write 15 thousand words by the end of May. The words can be fiction or blog posts, new writing or editing of old work.
When I set out, I intended to write 15K of my unfinished novel. However, true to my procrastinating nature, I have written Continue reading “15K in May: writing off to a good start”
So many of us writers seem to find it hard to get down to the nitty-gritty business of writing. Myself included. We know we want to write. What stops us?
As writers we want to write. We know what we want to write and we know how to write it.
So, we simply sit down and write. Don’t we?
Finding it hard to write?
Well, actually, maybe it’s not quite as easy as that. So many of us writers seem to find it hard to get down to the nitty-gritty business of actually writing. Myself included. So I’m interested to know Continue reading “Need a kick in the butt to write?”