Thoughts, Writing

NaNoWriMo Wrap-Up

I failed. Technically, I lost at NaNoWriMo. Winning is completing 50,000 words in a month. I did not do that. Most things in life aren’t “win or lose.” The concept is still important, but for me the act of doing this was its own reward. Honestly, I could have been more diligent. Preparation helps. Also,… Read More NaNoWriMo Wrap-Up

Books, Writing

What’s Your Role?

Sometimes we lead, sometimes we follow and sometimes we rest. The resistance is part of this too. And yes, it’s different than Steven Pressfield. When faced with difficult decisions it’s important to know your role. Recommended Reading:The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

Writing

Sloppy First Drafts

The point is always to do the work. Not everyone is going to understand it. Sometimes you won’t even understand it. You get better with it over time. Too often we stop ourselves too short. We give up before we’ve even begun. Keep going. Something good is bound to happen.