I found this blog to be helpful, when it comes to how many words to write each day – you can type right inside the text box, it has a whole lot of tools to use – it counts your words, better word choices, helps to improve your writing style.
If you are thinking of writing a children’s book, this blog is for you – or are you a Teacher? some awesome FREE TEACHER’S GUIDES. You will find a whole lot of resources of this writer blog.
Great writing practices, writing prompts, writing a book in 100 days and many more resources on this site.
Another kick-ass writers blog for resources, practices and great articles.
I left the best for last … Whoa, this blog is filled with some of the best articles on writing I have seen since I started this author journey several weeks ago!
I hope you find something to inspire you to unleash your inner writer!
Peace & Harmony, Cheryl
Find your space ~ and just….
Peace & Harmony, Cheryl
A Writing Hut … A Favorite chair … An Outside Spot …
I found that finding my own spaces to write helps keep me focused on writing every day. It does not matter what your space looks like to other people as long as it is a place you find clarity, creativity, your sacred space all cocoon inside a cozy retreat – that retreat space could be an extra bedroom – extra space within a room – or a corner of the living room.
I am currently collecting inspiration objects: quotes, sayings, pictures to use for the visualization process to help me on my journey of book writing. I have been reading books about writing books – collecting great tips and inspirational quotes and saying from people that have started on the same path I am currently traveling!
So far this week, I have only missed one day of writing – I found that it helped when I sat my ass down to write, the story was more vivid, more imagery, more details – sometimes taking a step back is a giant leap forward.
Next week, I will post the tips and techniques of book writing that I have collected so far – please stay tuned to my blog for an upcoming Workshop: CREATING A COZY WRITING RETREAT – Finding ways to keep your creativity growing through your environment … Until next time!
Peace & Harmony … Keep Writing, Cheryl
What is your Winter Project or Projects?
I have a couple – I am finding that I need to stay focused on one project at a time if I want to see the finished results. Being an Organizational Coach, I felt I had an advantage over managing two projects at the same time ….. No, no advantage!
What I noticed was that THE WORK still needs to be done in order to have a finished product. Trying to find balance between my work schedule and my project(s) management calendars was a part-time job in itself – my observation, THE WORK was still not getting done!
Now I have a Master Plan for Project 1
- Project 1: Finishing my Book Outline & Draft
- Project Due Date: June 15, 2017
- Interim Goal: 200 Pages in 4 Months
- Draft Deadline: May 6, 2017
- Week 1 Begins: February 5, 2017
Now, that I have deadlines the fact that I could have my book written by the end of June, makes the project a reality instead of something that is just written down on a piece of paper or in my case several pieces of paper. Having a plan makes the difference between a dream and reality. This book has been a dream of mine for the past 20 years, and for the first time in twenty years I can visualize this story inside of me finally getting out.
I will be keeping you posted on my process of getting the Book Draft finished on time. I will post my struggles, tips, inspirations and revelations as I go through the process of getting my story out on paper.
Plan you Project – Once you have it planned out – Please Share – We can keep each other accountable and on schedule …
What is your Winter Project?