Category Archives: 2,024 Words A Day

Day 51 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log –Experiment

I’m taking the upcoming week off work as an experiment. I always said the goal was to retire to writing. I never investigated what that meant. All right. That’s not true. In my 20s, I quit my job to live … Continue reading

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Day 50 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log –Unexpected Insights

Wow. Day 50. And I’m still here. If I only wrote fiction and was on track, I’d have a book by now – either a collection of short stories or a whole novel. Like, wow. That didn’t take long. Just … Continue reading

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Day 49 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log –Self-Rewards

My writing smoothie is extra thick this morning. While distraught over the lack of clearance- priced chocolate and flowers left over from Valentine’s Day, I picked up the whole milk Greek yogurt instead of my usual non-fat Greek yogurt. I … Continue reading

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Day 48 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log –Getting To The Computer

The hardest part of writing is getting to the computer and writing the first page. That’s how it was for me this morning. Instead of rolling out of bed and going into my typical morning routine which flows right into … Continue reading

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Day 47 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log –Lessons From A Missed Deadline

So, I missed the deadline for a submissions call. I thought my tracking system was good enough. Here’s my typical workflow when I see a submissions call: Yet, when I pulled up the submissions call on the day of the … Continue reading

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Day 46 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log –Writer Bingo

I came across a list of goals from last year scrawled in a journal. It was undated, but I knew it was from last year because the journal I’d written it in was part of Target’s Black History Month collection. … Continue reading

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Day 45 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log –Why

One time someone asked me if I liked my job. It was one of those questions people asked to make conversation. It was small talk, something I never learned, I’m not good at it, and just made avoided having to … Continue reading

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Day 44 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log –Reduction in Screen Time

Since I quit yoga class, my right wrist stopped hurting. I must have been putting too much pressure on it during class combined with my increase in writing. The reasonable thing to do would be to, uh, I don’t know, … Continue reading

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Day 43 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log –Broken

Saturday, I woke up feeling broken and achy. It’s been a while since that happened. In the past, this has been brought on by stress at work. This time, I think I simply was tired. Going to bed later than … Continue reading

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Day 42 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log –1,000 words by 1 pm

When I first started tracking my food intake, I tended to undereat during the morning and then overeat after 3 pm. Between a light lunch and skipping a mid-afternoon snack, by the time 6:00 pm rolled around I was ready … Continue reading

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