15K in May: Four writing days left.

Will I complete the writing challenge of 15k in May? My total word count so far comes as a surprise. I didn’t realise I was doing so well.

15K in May LogoWhere has this month gone? With four days left, I am struggling to complete my 15 thousand words by the end of May.

A long, glorious, bank holiday weekend interrupted the flow. I went down to Cornwall and continued my epic walk around the coast of the UK.

Today I have added another 1,150 words Continue reading “15K in May: Four writing days left.”

15K in May: writing under pressure

Writing Towards 15 Thousand Words

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  1. Crime fiction (Birkbeck assignment) = 999 words, after editing.
  2. Ruthless Scribbling blog posts = 819 words
  3. Ruthless Reading blog post = 467 words
  4. Ruth’s Coastal Walk blog posts = 4,377 words
  5. Historic fiction (Birkbeck assignment) = 993 words, before final edit
  6. Total = 7,655 words

Here is my latest progress meter. This one is courtesy of Word Meter on Critique Circle.

Other People doing 15K in May

Wayne Kelly
Maria Smith
Dee Kirkby
Ileandra Young
Ruth Livingstone (me, of course)
Lynne Collins
Rinelle Grey
Alison Wells
Lisa Redmond

15K in May: steaming ahead with my writing!

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Writing progress this month

  • 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

Total = 6,040 words
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!

15K in May: catching up with my walking blog

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.

15K in May, Ruth Livingstone, writing challengeI 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”