DAY 20 – ADAPT OR DIE

DAY 20 ADAPT OR DIE

I’m on a roll—three days in a row I’ve exceeded my expectations for progress on the novel. At present I’m two days ahead of schedule. Which is great news, given I’m trying to bank three books before launching the first in the series—allowing myself a runway for future publications.

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DON’T GET IT RIGHT, GET IT WRITTEN!

Chapter 1 – Kick In The A$$
Chapter 2 – Fighting Through The Fear
Chapter 3 – The Process
Chapter 4 – Keeping It Original
Chapter 5 – Setting A Schedule
Chapter 6 – Discipline
Chapter 7 – Finding Time To Write
Chapter 8 – What’s The Deadline
Chapter 9 – Feedback
Chapter 10 – Keep Moving
Chapter 11 – Write To The End
Chapter 12 – Last Words… One More Time

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DAY 11 – WASHED AWAY

DAY 11 WASHED AWAY

If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know my town flooded. We lost a bridge. Luckily none of our friends or family were affected, but there’re hundreds of people displaced. The flood kept us busy all morning. I haven’t written anything. Today’s going to be another wash. Just as I’ve started to turn my creative process into a habit, Life throws me a curveball. Regardless, I’ll put it behind me and move forward.

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DAY 7 – MAINTENANCE WORK

DAY 7 MAINTENANCE WORK

I took yesterday off, or rather I took a half day. I did clerical work, and a little outlining, but I didn’t post anywhere. This daily log/journal is something I want to use to keep track of my progress over a longer period. Since I missed a day, I’ve been keeping notes in a journal that way the posts are, in essence, already written. It’s just a matter of sitting down to dictate and edit the notes into a publishable format.

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DAY 6 – COURSE CORRECTION

DAY 6 COURSE CORRECTION

If you’ve been following along, you’ll know I put productivity as my highest goal. Beyond my writing, I do my best to be productive in all aspects of my life. From educating my daughter, to cooking, and work. However, there’s one aspect of my life I’ve been neglecting—relaxation.

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DAY 4 – MOMENTUM TRAIN

Day 4 Momentum Train

Last night as I was in danger of complete burnout. Which lead to me staying up way too late, which meant I also slept in late today. However, taking the extra time to recharge myself clearly payed off! If you’ve been following me you saw I didn’t post until late yesterday, in part from the burnout.

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CONTINUING EDUCATION

Writing Advice_Continuing Education

I’m 385% as efficient today as I was in August 2015 when I stated tracking. Even when I started tracking, I’d always been more efficient than my peers around me, but I can’t say how much more efficient. Regardless, 1 hour of work today is equal to 2 hours and 51 minutes of work in 2015. I have every intention to keep tracking and scaling this.

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