Sunday, January 13, 2013

Round 1, Week 1

I set a ROW80 goal for myself of working on my writing at least 30 minutes a day and at least 5 days a week.  I wrote five days last week, an hour or more each day. Props to me! I would also like to thank some contributing factors to my first week's success.  One, my supportive husband who reads my work and watches the baby. Two, the grad class I thought started the 7th of January really starts the 19th.

Here's the break-down for week one, round 1: Monday, I wrote for an hour or so while baby napped.  Tuesday, I spied this blog's flash fiction contest on twitter, and I wrote about 250 words on my phone during my break at work then worked on it at home that night. (When the writing bug bites...) Wednesday, I edited and revised that short story; it ended up being around 480 words.  Thursday night I read and critiqued pieces for our writers group.  Friday is my big writing day: John took care of the baby for the morning while I went to a cafe for 3 solid hours of critiquing, editing and revising and then another two hours in the afternoon at our critique group.  Huzzah for me.  This could be my full time job if I didn't have to, you know, make money.

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8 comments:

  1. Well done; you've made really good progress!

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  2. Doing well and what a nice husband you have:)

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  3. Nicely productive! Aren't cafe's great places to write? Coffee, and just enough noise for a pleasant background hum, but nothing you need to pay attention to. That gives me a tremendous feeling of freedom. (I don't know why, though....)

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    1. It helps to get away from distractions at home. The only sad part is my favorite cafe closed down, so now I go to my second favorite. I'd like to open my own some day. ^_^

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  4. I love going to cafes to write, though I don't get the chance to do it that often, sadly! That's awesome that your husband is so supportive, as well!

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