Word Count For Writers

I write daily at least 500 unique words for my story, even on those days when inspiration is fickle, and the hand is heavy, and the head under the hat is dull, and the planet seems to rotate a little slower than usual. Many famous authors had a daily word count: Hemingway wrote between 500 … Continue reading Word Count For Writers

How to Write with Your Eyes Closed

Writing with your eyes closed feels like playing the piano. Writing with your eyes closed is mighty fun. I could do it on my netbook easily, but now I have a new laptop and I am a little clumsy, but I reckon that in two weeks at most I will be able to do it … Continue reading How to Write with Your Eyes Closed

Are You a Handwriter or a Typer?

Handwriting is like making love; typing, like having sex. It’s essentially the same enjoyable activity, but the approach is slightly different. When writing my story, I am both a handwriter and a typer. I handwrite first drafts, character sketches, and scenes. I also brainstorm ideas on paper. I type everything else. I handwrite early in … Continue reading Are You a Handwriter or a Typer?