I read the post with interest. Will there be a part 2? I trashed and rewrote several otherwise perfectly good scenes, and the effect on the novel was amazing. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Our editing guidelines are here: By contrast, those days I got five hours of solid writing I was clearing close to words an hour. With a certain model.
The difference between Sword and other people working the writing advice patch is that she uses an interesting range of research approaches to inform her work. You’ve turned my head and I’ve taken up the challenge. I can’t tell you what a difference is going to make to me! I should say that while I understand this is from my perspective and within the disciplines I work and supervise across. Hope to breakthrough water surface soon and this is a big help! If in doubt about any piece of jewellery, then ask your jeweller about the best way to clean and care for it. I can write loose “scenes” and include a lot of asides–like “character X has revelation here due to artifact Y introduced from Act II scene 8”–and the asides don’t get confusing.
This is great advice, Rachel! I think this is a great idea and I was inspired to write my own post about it at Literature Review HQ.
His worss was very simple, and reflects your advice also. There are so many things which are still pending and I would love to finish them.
I’ve also found is that the free-associative thing or maybe it’s just the increased words per day also feeds the enthusiasm, for me. For me, planning and plotting pretty much ruin my enthusiasm for a story if I know how it ends, much less how I get there along the way, my backbrain says, done with this!
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We need to experience it in some way. I can totally see how I can use these ideas to improve my wordcounts.
Q definitely sharing this with my writing friends. So in three little, stupid fag-ends of time, totalling an hour, I’d knocked off a very useful words. They are stress squeezy blocks which stack together.
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I never start writing these days unless I can hit all three. I couldn’t figure dday the change. If you are interested in some techniques and ideas for creating protective writing time, have a look at the following posts: My deadline was December 1st but I 1000 the first draft off to my editor last week!
Instead at least for methe point is to create a starting basis, a basic text corpus that can then, step by step, be enlarged and polished.
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Awesome advice, and presented in a way that’s easy to remember! Like the extra detail [ideas] you give. I use different font colours to get over this — whisoerer is first rough draft, green second, blue third and black my polished version.
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I give myself 10 minutes between 8: I recently took a workshop on discovering your learning style and how that translates into your writing style. Or maybe one needs only to get to writing 10 words? Plus my 4 horses, 20 chickens, 4 cats, and a dog. Two other things I find help are: A lot of people need some counselling to get over perfectionism though. Despite the inaccuracy of the PC announcement prediction, Amazon is a common ground for leaks when it comes to new video game announcements and early release dates.
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I felt like I was on top of the world, utterly invincible and happier than I’ve ever been. Now that I have all three pieces I have no doubt that my writing will be better and that I’ll be getting a lot more of it done! Hi TW, Thanks for the mention! It’s not as detailed and formal as an outline, but much better than just my normal very sketchy idea of my plan that I hoped would take form when I would begin typing.
In our Thesis Bootcamps we ask students to just pick a spot on this map and start writing as fast as they can, not as well as they can. Immediately after first reading your post, I grabbed a sheet of notebook paper and a cheap pen, and jotted notes until I knew exactly what was going next until I wasn’t sure.