Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 31

YO HO ME HEARTIES It is Talk Like a Pirate Day and also *drum roll* But me promise I will not be talk'in yar ear off about me voyages and the time I was marooned. NaNoWriMo is fast approaching (can you tell I'm excited because I've mentioned it like at least once every blog for … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 31

Quantity or quality? Should you push for the word count? Or focus on the quality of the words instead?

Lately, I've seen a lot of "quality vs. quantity" stuff regarding writing, especially a few months ago with Nanowrimo. A lot of writers saying you shouldn't sacrifice quality for quantity. I agree. Don't mass produce stories just for the sake of it without taking to the time to make sure they're good but... Personally I … Continue reading Quantity or quality? Should you push for the word count? Or focus on the quality of the words instead?

Why Writing Goals Matter

I used to have a strict word count goal for my writing sessions. At that time, I was still in school and had only a few hours devoted to writing a day. Having a word count goal pushed me, and I got a lot done because of it.  But there are different seasons in life … Continue reading Why Writing Goals Matter

Should You Set a Daily Word Count Goal?

We like to get stuff done. Nothing better than checking something off a list, shutting a computer with everything finished, or collapsing on the couch after getting all that stuff you needed to get done, done. Writers like to know that they are finished for the day. The edits that needed to be made were … Continue reading Should You Set a Daily Word Count Goal?