All reading and no writing makes Nicole feel unproductive

I’m currently in between writing projects at the moment. I finished the first draft of my novel and I decided to take a short break from writing fiction. I’m currently reading “Writing the Breakout Novel” by Donald Mass and I’m starting to write down some ideas for my next novel. Progress this week: I think I’ve chosen one of my three ideas to start working on for novel #2. This…

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I finished the first draft of my first novel – ROW80 check in

I was tempted just to write one sentence for this week’s ROW80 check in: I finished the first draft of my first novel this week! But I was assuming that the ROW80 crew might want a little more than this sentence for an update. So I did some happy dancing at #row80 with #teamsprinty to celebrate AND I took the week of writing sort of. I wrote a blog post…

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Putting the eggs in different baskets – ROW80 check in

So its my first ROW80 check in for Round 2. I didn’t do an initial goal-setting post because I wasn’t sure what they should be yet. Now that I’ve had some time to ponder, I can share my goals for this round. I like to keep my goal of writing between 8:00pm-9:00pm Monday-Thursday on a work of fiction. I’m in the home stretch of finishing the first draft of my first novel.…

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Review of the Round – ROW80 check in

What a week for the ROW80 crew! Such exciting news that Kait Nolan‘s (indie) book Red was nominated for DABWAHA. It was also the last full week of this Round of ROW80. Yes we have today, and three days this coming week to bring her home. But for some reason I seem to fizzle out rather than go out with a bang. I’m more of a start out with a…

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