Sunday, July 22, 2012

How To Write 2,200 Words on a Sunday


  • Wake Up
  • Get a Cup of Coffee
  • Check the phone for new messages
  • Check Twitter while you're at it.
  • Go to writing room
  • Open computer
  • Top off cup of coffee
  • Reread yesterday's words.
  • Edit a little
  • Write a quick 800 words
  • Go to the facilities
  • Check phone for important messages
  • Get another cup of coffee
  • Eat a donut you shouldn't have bought
  • Sit back down at computer
  • Write another 150 words
  • Go to the facilities
  • Glance at phone
  • Write another 100 words
  • Pay attention to the dogs begging for a walk
  • Go for a walk in the woods
  • Look at the amazing mushrooms
  • Text back and forth with daughter
  • Go back inside
  • Get sweetie a cup of coffee
  • Eat leftover chinese
  • Read a chapter in novel
  • Eat a bowl of cereal
  • Talk to sweetie
  • Force yourself back to computer
  • Write another 550 words
  • Sigh
  • Walk around the house
  • Sweep
  • Sigh
  • Force yourself back to computer
  • Look at the bag of donuts
  • Don't get one
  • Write another 400 words
  • Talk about the weather
  • Look at Youtube videos on sweetie's Facebook stream
  • Sigh
  • Force yourself back to the computer
  • Write 200 words
  • Reach 20k
  • Feel like a rock star

12 comments:

  1. You are a rock star!! Good for you. Send some of that productivity my way ;)

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  2. Excellent. So glad I'm not the only one who writes in fits and starts throughout the day.

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    1. About 1.2k is my normal word count. 2k is a big day for me!

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  3. Woot woot! Congrats on the victory, Jaye!
    Writing any amount over 1K always makes me feel like a rockstar too! :D

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  4. Any way that gets the words there works just fine!

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  5. Too funny! Sometimes the words flow in one giant waterfall of productivity. Sometimes they come drop by drop. Way to be persistent!

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  6. Now if you could only help those of us who write TOO many words!

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  7. Ha! Loved reading this--especially the ending! Congrats on all the words, Rock Star. :)

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  8. Excellent. My weekend writing is quite similar. It happens in short spurts, between brief intervals of chores, and goofing off.

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  9. I LOVE this! Well done, my friend, and thank you so much for your awesome post about Sydney. What a joy and an honor my time with that guy was...

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