A Writing Check-in!

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Hello to all the writers out there!

I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.

I wanted to ask how your writing is progressing. Are you working on a first draft or editing or both? I have been getting about 1000 words a day on my current first draft; I have about 37,000 now. I hope to be finished with that initial draft at the end of the month or early next month. Then it will be a month of revisions!

Now, this will be a bit of shameless self-promotion, but if you are having difficulty finishing your first draft, then please check out my book–Get The Draft Done! in which I offer strategies for finishing your first draft.

So, I ask all of you: how is your writing progressing?

 

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Thank you!

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34 thoughts on “A Writing Check-in!

  1. It sounds like you’ve been keeping busy. Very cool. As my blog “…Spring a Leak” indicates I’ve been mostly busy with that.
    When I saw your leading picture of the typewriter, I immediately thought of a who dunnit, where the incriminating evidence was found in the typewriter.

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  2. I’m on edit number 2 and having sent it to a fabulous author of a similar genre, been told that I need to look at the structure and ditch the prologue! This is going to mean a bit of a rethink as to the start of the book. I’ve been googling like mad and see that yes, prologues are generally disliked as they can be a cheat’s way of starting a book. There’s clearly quite a knack to all this, which I have yet to not only discover, but to put into practice. Any advice welcome! Katie

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  3. My writing’s going very well. I’m still on redrafting my first novel and have recently tried a new redrafting exercise – writing my novel from memory as a short story. It was a lot of work (involving writing over 7000 words in one day) but it was definitely worth it. It gave me a much clearer view of what needed fixing than when I was redrafting chapter by chapter.

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  4. Thats a really good question, Charles. Sorry, i am not writing novels, i am investigating the truth, writing pleadings, and requests for injunctions of witness hearings. 😉 Its progressing very good. But dont ask the counterparty. Lol Best wishes, Michael

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