Working on my focus with World Clinic #wabwm

Had a couple of weeks where I took off, then lost my focus when I got back. Yesterday, I finally got my feet under myself, and today I want to continue that.

Objective, 1000 words on World Clinic. And then the rest of the stuff. At this point I’m playing catch-up with getting old courses back online, plus putting the new versions of HTTS and 7-Day Crash Revision into the new system, so I haven’t even been able to TOUCH my eventual work schedule.

But for now, I’m just working my list of to-dos, and putting the writing first.

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By Holly

Novelist, writing teacher, on a mission to reprint my out-of-print books and indie-publish my new ones.

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10 years ago

I am trying to get back into a regular writing schedule after a forced hiatus, and since I am working on a new project, I thought I might join in on WABWM.

Today, I got some outlining done so that most of my scene note cards have a line on them (I like to leave some blank for surprises as I write), and then started at the beginning. 1095 words. I feel rusty after months off, but it is good to flex these writing muscles again.

Jen of Hens
Jen of Hens
10 years ago

Awesome work, Holly! You keep me inspired to keep going. I’m working with a timer this morning to keep me focused on something I’m less than thrilled with – mostly because I don’t know where to start – so I just write for the allotted time. There’s some dreck and some nuggets worth saving. Slowly I’m getting the words I want. And it’s all practice in the end. Writing, writing, writing….

– is there a post on here where you outline your typical day as a writer? If so, could you direct me to it?

Jen of Hens
Jen of Hens
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10 years ago

Holly – thanks for this – it’s hugely helpful.

I work with headaches too, althought of a different sort (due to eye damage from an auto-immune disease). It’s inexpressably annoying to be on a roll, or want to work on something and then have your vision crap out on your or just be in so much pain you HAVE to sleep.

Your schedule is intense (for me) but at the same time, inspiring. As always, thanks for the look into the “life of a writer”.

PS: I turned a friend onto your work. She is on the last book of the Secret Texts and she is going through that heartbreak that occurs when you know a wonderful series is about to end. I’ll prod her into writing a review on Amazon.

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