10 Ways To Boost Your Productivity for Authors (Part Two)

Last week I talked about five productivity-boosting tips: keeping a planner, keeping a to-do-list, no distractions, no proofreads until after you’re finished with your first draft and writing an outline before you start writing. Today I’m going to give you five more productivity tips that’ll hopefully boost your writing. 6. Keep a record of your daily word count You’re probably […]

Monthly Goals March 2013

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to keep track of my writing goals each month and to write them down on this blog. Here are my goals for March: Revise the first draft of Soul Thief (65k words). Write the first draft of Andante, the sequel to Allegro Academy #1 (currently: 0/70k words). Write first draft of Valentina and […]

Monthly Goals February 2013

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to keep track of my writing goals each month and to write them down on this blog. Here are my goals for February: Edit chapter four and five of Ghostslayer (around 10k words). Revise chapter six, seven, eight and nine of Ghostslayer (around 20-30k words). Write until the end of the first draft […]

Monthly Goals for January 2013

One of my New Year’s goals is to keep track of my writing goals every month, and take a look at them at the end of the month and which ones I’ve achieved. Here are my goals for January 2013: Edit the first five chapters of Ghostslayer (around 30k words). Revise chapter six, seven, eight and nine of Ghostslayer (around […]

November Goals

October sure went by fast. With fast, I mean it literally flew out of the window. I didn’t get to do a lot of writing in October, until the last week when I suddenly got a blast of inspiration and started working on Allegro Academy- Adagio. The story behind Adagio is actually a very fun one. The book started out […]

September Goals

I decided to write down my goals for September here, so everyone can see them, and hopefully I’ll be more motivated to finish them. Finish writing the first draft of Ghostslayer. Current status: 50k/75-80k words. Edit the first five chapters of Ghostslayer. Reach 20k in Evermore. Current status: 7k/60k words. Reach 20k in Demon Witch. Current status: 7k/60k words. Reach […]

August Goals

Well, guess what? It’s August. July has really flown by, and that means it’s time to make a new set of goals for the next month. I didn’t meet the goals for July at all, and August will be about five times as busy, but here goes nothing. Here are some totally writing-unrelated goals: Get my driver’s license. Study for […]

I won Camp NaNo and July Goals

Hey everyone. Sorry I haven’t posted in about a week – between my last few exams, moving back from university to my home for the summer and writing like crazy to finish Camp NaNo in time, I didn’t have any time left to blog. But I did. For the first time in my life, I finished Camp NaNo. 50,659 words […]