Monthly Archives: March 2024

Day 90 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – Speed of Change

Back when I started my health journey, I was ruthless about changing things if something wasn’t working. There’s no way I would have allowed more than one week without the scale either staying the same or moving down without making … Continue reading

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Day 88 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – The Done Calendar

I haven’t been consistently writing or doing my healthy eating habits. Now, at the start of my healthy eating journey over a year ago, I was ruthless when it came to making changes. If the scale was moving in the … Continue reading

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Day 87 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – Consistent

I have a playwright friend who every now and then will send me a notice that a play of hers is being performed. She’s no one you’ve ever heard of. She’s just putting in the work year in and year … Continue reading

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Day 86 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – Be Kind

I’ve quit writing several times in my life by this point. One time I quit because the accepted knowledge was that wriring was a hard, tough business and you had to have a thick skin. I figured I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Day 85 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – Just the Beginning

I received word yesterday that my mystery short story is coming out in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine’s July/August issue. It’s wild to reach a goal I’ve had for decades. I dreamed of going into a bookstore and being able to … Continue reading

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Day 84 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – Keep Tracking

The funny thing about writing these posts out of order is that the topics aren’t consistent at all. For example, yesterday’s post? I actually wrote that 5 days ago, so yep, I’m in a different place mentally. In the past … Continue reading

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Day 83 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – Congratulations

I initially took on this challenge to be more consistent with my writing. I gotta say, it worked. I’m honestly amazed at how much I’ve written and how much I’ve accomplished so far this year. I guess it’s also something … Continue reading

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Day 82 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – Outlining – A Long Walk

You know what’s funny? It’s easier for me to take a long walk than a short one. The main hurdle with me finishing a task is getting started. When it comes to walking that means getting in the car and … Continue reading

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Day 81 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – Outlining – A Skillset

I just realized why I haven’t liked outlining stories – it’s a skillset I haven’t developed. I have a tendency to get into the details of analyzing stories and overlook the underlining structure. The structure is like the trunk of … Continue reading

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Day 80 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – Outlining

As part of a class I’m taking on novel structure, I’m outlining a novel. Now, currently I’m outlining using headers while I’m writing my story. I fell off from outlining the last story I wrote which means I have to … Continue reading

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