Reading for Pleasure? Not when you’re writing a book!

Since, I started writing, with the view of one day publishing my work sometime in the future, hopefully not in a galaxy far, far away – I’ve been reading more than usual. In fact, in the last few months, if… Continue Reading

Quality Over Quantity & Defying the ‘Word Count’ Gods

The nightmare began sometime in mid-April Despite being on point with my word count, one evening I had a horrible thought: what if after 50,000 words I didn’t like my story enough to actually shape into a proper novel? That… Continue Reading

Silencing the ‘Inner Naysayer’

So 1,000 words into my 50k-30-day expedition, I’ve noticed the internal whisper of self-sabotage has begun talking louder than usual. I might need some headphones. While out to lunch, Inner Naysayer was dissecting my infant story, “C’mon K, who wants to… Continue Reading