Since I posted my sprint chart showing how I wrote 19k in 8 hours I've had quite a few messages, been tagged into FB posts etc. I'm incredibly flattered and honoured to know than I'm inspiring you. That's amazing and I really want to help you. In the spirit of helping you, I want… Continue reading I’m Not A Unicorn.
So, I got ill and slept through most of my allotted time for this 75k ghost book. That meant I wrote 75k in 8 days. I wouldn't recommend that's something most people try, to be entirely honest. And yes, the the love of everything literary, they were good words. I make sure that my first drafts… Continue reading Writing 75k in 8 days – the method.
I've been looking back over my publishing history for this name. I think it's natural given I'm starting a new name in the new year. I'm aware some people are going to be snarky assholes about this post, because they never make mistakes, and are always perfect businesswomen. 🙄 This blog and post is about helping my… Continue reading Lessons Learnt From Two Years Writing Under This Name.
I have to write a minimum of 165k through November. Yep. You read that right. 165,000 words. They're a mix of freelance projects and my own stuff. There are hard deadlines in place, so it absolutely has to happen. And they need to be good words too. None of this messy first draft stuff. How… Continue reading How To Hit Big Word Counts.
NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a couple of days away. I've won it a bunch of times but I'm not officially doing it this year. I mean, I kinda am, I guess? I'm a ghost writer, so I write 60k in two weeks for that. That means that I know how to… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Crash Course!
I had quite a lot of people say how said they were sad to see this blog go and how much I'd helped. I felt really bad, so I'm back. No promises on how regular the posts will be, but I will endeavour to keep posting. I want to help people. Trolls be damned.… Continue reading Launching A New Pen Name
I posted about this in 20booksto50k because I wanted people to learn from my mistakes. I also wanted those who aren't doing so well to be reminded they're not alone. My latest launch was a complete clusterfuck. An utter disaster. The book started wide but it was quickly obvious it wasn't suited to that so… Continue reading Sometimes You Just Get Screwed.