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Flexing muscle
Friday, March 13th, 2009

A quick reminder: Tonight at 9 PM ET/8 PM CST, I will be at the Fallen Angels chatroom. Be sure to stop by and say hello—and there will be prizes!

That’s what I need to do today. Writing is like exercising—when you step away from it for a while, your brain gets flabby. I’ve worked so many proposals lately, I have a real problem committing to getting to the end of just one story. Okay, so I need another metaphor, but my mind’s not cooperating.

Maybe I need to scare myself a bit. I have 80 pages due by the end of the month. 80 – the 5 already written = 75 pages to go. 75 / 18 writing days left in the month = roughly 4 pages a day.

So today, I commit to writing at least five pages on the story that’s due by the end of the month. That’s doable. Maybe I’ll open up my AIM and look for a sprinting partner—someone who will kick my ass.

3 comments to “Flexing muscle”

  1. SonyaM
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      · March 13th, 2009 at 1:41 pm · Link

    I can only encourage you – wish I could help because I know the quicker you get that story out of your head & on paper: the quicker I have more pleasurable reading material…



  2. Brandy Walker
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      · March 13th, 2009 at 9:16 pm · Link

    So how did it go today? Had fun with the chat tonight.



  3. Delilah Devlin
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      · March 13th, 2009 at 9:19 pm · Link

    Sonya!
    I keep that in mind every day I sit down at the keyboard. :smile:

    Brandy!
    I got my four pages done, but also completed a blog for tomorrow. I know, not a ball of fire but the minimum I needed to keep on track!

    Thanks to everyone for coming to the chat tonight!