“Keep up your bright swords, for the dew will rust them.”  William Shakespeare

Just spent the morning checking up on all my various sites about the process of writing, including updating my author website (visit: www.spunkyheroine.net) and signing up for Camp NaNoWriMo.  I’ve done the traditional November “NaNo” and have yet to achieve a 50,000 word count.  I know I have 50,000 words within me (and then some), I just don’t know if I can get them out in 31 days.  Still, I persevere.  I may not have a sword to keep bright, Mr. Shakespeare, but like you I have a pen — and I know how to use it!

“Keep up your bright swords, for the dew


One Day, One Word At A Time

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling.  ~Lucretius

I feel good about writing this weekend.  I finished a short piece of fiction that I’d been working on for a month, plus a significant section of my current novel.  I still will have a lot of polishing to do once it’s complete, but I can see a light at the end of the tunnel.

I need to keep in mind not to be overwhelmed by the entire storyline.  Every day I must work away in a journeyman fashion… one word, one paragraph, one chapter, one day at a time.   I’ll get there if I just continue to persevere.