Raw Writing

I promise I don’t mean this as a brag—that’s not my intention. It’s a simple symptom, byproduct, a side effect of something that a lot of writers strive to do—and, if you embark on your writing journey a certain way, you’re going to hit this too, and you should be aware of the potentiality of it. Continue reading

So, Your Word Count Bothers You?

Are you ashamed of your word count? Do you feel like you just don’t write enough each day?

Well, you’re not alone. I’d say most writers struggle with word count. It’s a hurdle. Like most targets or quotas.

I mean, hell, the first novel I tried to write–when I was fourteen–was somewhere in the ballpark of 10,000 words, and back then I thought that was a huge feat.

But it doesn’t have to be all that brutal. Or rather, it can be a lot more manageable. Continue reading