A Writer’s Log – Post 7: Sticking with it

Number of words today: 0 Number of lifetime words: 2195000 Published Volume 15 of 2002 Lesser Known Tales. Spent the day proofreading it and designing a cover for it. The book is now under review with Amazon; should be available for purchase in a few hours. I’ve been thinking about yesterday’s post. Had a chat with […]

A Writer’s Log – Post 3: Rejection

Writing . Number of words today: 6000 Number of lifetime words: 2183000 Difficult day psychologically because it began with rejection. A publishing house that has published many of my previous novels just told me – after sitting for five months on a submission – that they were ‘making changes to our list right now, and unfortunately we […]

A Writer’s Log – Post Zero : How we Spend our Days

Annie Dillard said, ‘How we spend our days is how we spend our lives.’ I don’t know about you, but there is always a marked difference between how I would like my day to go, and how it actually goes. First, the ideal: three hours of writing, two hours of reading, one hour of email-checking. […]