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Wed Jan 23, 2013, 03:43 AM

Writing Tip

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ashling Jan 2013 OP
NYC_SKP Jan 2013 #1
Chan790 Jan 2013 #2
kag Jan 2013 #7
TexasTowelie Jan 2013 #3
ashling Jan 2013 #4
TexasTowelie Jan 2013 #5
ashling Jan 2013 #6
classof56 Jan 2013 #8
roguevalley Jan 2013 #9
kestrel91316 Jan 2013 #10
SheilaT Jan 2013 #11

Response to ashling (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 03:46 AM

1. Thinking maybe I should write today...

Just a hunch!

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 04:44 AM

2. Might as well write.

I can't do anything else, I pulled my calf and can hardly get out of this chair.

What should I write about?

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Response to Chan790 (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 09:39 AM

7. How about...

Last edited Wed Jan 23, 2013, 10:11 AM - Edit history (1)

pulled calves. In fact, that sounds like a title, huh? "Pulled Calves" by Chan790. I'd read that.




On edit...

if it's short.

,,,and funny.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 04:48 AM

3. Damn, I so excel in procrastination! n/t

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Response to TexasTowelie (Reply #3)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 05:09 AM

4. Procrastination is in the mind of the beholder

or the becrastinator, as it were, since time and color are merely pigments of our imagination.

Therefor, if a tree falls in your forest get out of the way
and never put off today what you can do tomorrow ... or maybe next week - or was it last weak... er, week.

now my head hurts .. so I'll go back to bed

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Response to ashling (Reply #4)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 05:12 AM

5. I'm heading there in about 9 minutes.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Reply #5)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 05:29 AM

6. Good!

at least I know I can go to bed without missing anything new over in the Texas group.

Goodnight.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 10:54 AM

8. Yes! That sums it up perfectly!

As a writer I say--Write On!

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 12:48 AM

9. I write two hours a day and have a story that I have written at least 2500 words a

day every day since november, 2010. Even if you don't type a word, go and sit there every day at the same time. It is a muscle. Exercise it. No excuses short of malaria.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 05:12 PM

10. A friend is coming over this afternoon. After he leaves I am doing laundry AND

finishing up a little paid project I'm working on.

Even though it's my birthday and I should take the day off. It just doesn't feel like WORK to me when I write. I just typetypetype about stuff I'm an expert in already. And people PAY me. Still shaking my head in amazement about that.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 11:11 PM

11. Sadly, that's true.

When I write regularly, as in every day, it's amazing how much I can accomplish.

My dirty little secret is that I have a job where I can spend at least two of the four hours I'm there writing. I've been working on a novel for almost a year now, and it's coming along quite nicely, thank you. I more or less have the beginning and the middle drafted, but I'm not at all sure how it will end. Eventually it will come to me.

What I'm finding most interesting about this whole process, is just how the novel is coming together. I do go off in directions that won't work, or I realize that I need to make some basic changes in some of what happens, so I have to go back and change some other stuff. But I am having a great time doing it.

I just hope eventually some publisher likes it as well as I do. And of course, the book-buying public.

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