My Indy Journey – Day 16 Stats

Posted On Jul 16 2014 by

  Today is packing day for our Up North camping trip over the next four days. After some caulking of the trailer roof (it’s important that the rain remain outside), filling the water tank, and going out for a quick dinner, I hit the keys after 8pm and managed to squeeze out my daily word count. Today’s stats: Now I Knew You: 1430 words written. 24,800 words total. That’s all I got done today. No problem. Camping is a great time for editing and plotting. I’ll get ahead this weekend. Speaking of…if I don’t have good internet, I’ll catch up …


The Daily Schedule

Posted On Jul 16 2014 by

If you’re going to go into business for yourself, writer, then you have to to what real businesses do: set schedules. Yes, I know. Yuck. Schedules are for the 9 to 5 road warriors. Not you. You are an art-teest. Artists starve. Not you. You are Me, Inc. And Me, Inc. is in this for the long haul. Remember, as an indy, you won’t have a publisher breathing down your neck to hit a deadline. You have to breathe down your own neck. Yeah, it’s as hard as it sounds. You know what you’re capabilities are, so be honest. Can …