We are 11 days into November. I’ve written words on my work-in-progress for 10 of those days (haven’t logged any yet for today, but it’s only 8:30 AM my time). How am I doing so far? Let’s check. Kingdom of Fraun Short Stories When I started NaNo this year there were 3 short stories in... Continue Reading →
We’re one week into the month where I decided to throw the schedule, the goals, and the plans out the window completely and just get back to writing what feels right when I feel like writing. https://tabathashipleybooks.com/2022/09/30/october-plans/ Let’s see how that’s going. I really have thrown out the schedule. I have this document on my... Continue Reading →
I haven’t had a truly good writing month since January. Best to just rip the bandaid off with the true statements right from the start, yes? So, that’s the hard reality. January was the last time I saw myself make my goals overall for the month and make enough progress to be impressed with what... Continue Reading →
So today I’m going to take a look at the first half of 2022. I’m planning to see where I’m at and set myself up for success in the last half of the year.
I just went searching back through my old documents and in the MOST 2021 move ever … it seems I never actually posted (or looked at) my second quarter stats in 2021. Is that right? It doesn’t seem right, but here we are. SO today I’ll make sure I compare the 3rd quarter (which just... Continue Reading →
In typical 2021 fashion, I’m a bit behind on my list of things to do. Evidence #1-the fact that this is already October 6 and I’m barely sitting down to take a look at how my September went. Let’s check on that progress--better late than never! WRITING This month I had trouble getting out of... Continue Reading →
This morning on Twitter one of the hashtag games I play had a question about an accountability buddy. Basically, this is someone who would hold you accountable to your goals. The idea is that this person would give you the impression that someone is waiting for your work, eager to read it when you’re finished. ... Continue Reading →