After the Conference

Its value depends on your response.

I returned after four days at a writers conference. I unpacked my bags, then took the afternoon and evening off to relax.

The next morning I listed nine follow-up points I need to take — starting today. I’ve already crossed off three. As soon as I write this (item four), … Continue reading

What’s Your Pace?

Writing is not a race.

How many words did you add to your writing project this week? More than your critique partner added to hers?

Who cares? So long as you’re progressing, your pace on this stretch doesn’t matter.

Awhile back, my wife and I enjoyed a three-day getaway in the mountains west of Denver. Each … Continue reading