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New Year 2013 Indie Publishing

My Fiction Writing in 2012-2013

Almost a week into 2013, so I thought it was a good time to reflect on 2012 and what’s coming for 2013 with my fiction writing. 2012 – Good Stuff I wrote two books in 2012. “The Asset” is around 80,000 words. It’s gone through two rounds of editing and proofreading. I’ve also […]

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Progress Report

Met My Writing Goal!

I’m very excited to announce that I just hit my word count goal for my second book! When I started writing my second book, I set a goal of 80,000 written words. I’ve blogged about setting writing goals before. It’s a goal to keep me motivated, but it’s not a target that must […]

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The Editing Process Excuse

I’ve been stuck on the editing process for my first fiction book for months now. It’s a process that has taken a lot longer than I ever imagined. I hired an editor and my manuscript went through a full edit. When I got back my edited manuscript with the editor’s suggested changes and […]

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Writing Goals Compatible with Word Count?

There was recently a thread started on the KB Writer’s Cafe about writer’s putting too much emphasis on word count. The thread was meant to be sarcastic, but a bit of a brouhaha got started on the good and bad of going for word count. Focus on quality, not quantity was the mantra of […]

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Hitting That Brick Wall

Send to Kindle I’m nearing the halfway point of my new book, “She’s Gone”. More details about my new book soon. In this post I want to talk about hitting that proverbial brick wall. I was clipping along nicely writing 1,000-2,000 words per day, then a few days ago, I just got all hung up and […]

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Progress Report

Latest Progress Report

Send to Kindle I know, I know, I’m late! It’s been awhile! I haven’t been keeping up with my progress reports on my writing. As I reported in my last progress report, I completed writing my first book, “The Asset”. The editing process has taken way longer than I ever imagined. I received the edited manuscript […]

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Progress Report for Week of August 15

Ah, what a difference a week makes! I’m very happy with this week’s progress report…           I wrote over 14,000 words last week so my book progress moved nicely the past week. That averaged to 2,000 words per day which is my daily goal. Now I just need to […]

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Progress Report for Week of July 18th

Send to Kindle   As I write this blog post, I’m at 38,387 words of my book. I wrote 8,207 words since last week’s progress report.  My goal is to write 2,000 words every day Monday through Saturday. Last week, I averaged 1,368 per day so I need to step it up in my fiction writing. […]

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Progress Report

Progress Report

I wanted to share what’s going to be an on going feature here at Fictive Universe. Every Monday, I’ll be posting on the blog my writing progress report.  I have several writing goals, one of the most important ones is my daily written words target. My daily goal is to write at least […]

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