Don’t be fooled by the title. This is not a post about dieting.
I know I set out some new year’s goals for myself here yesterday, but I’ve been thinking about how I want to develop my writing specifically, and none of them were really about that.
So, my plan, cunning and complicated as it is, is to write (at least) a little bit of fiction every day. Poetry and blog posts are great (I mean, really!), but I want to start chipping away at the big mass of novel ideas that are in my head.
‘You know how you conquer a mass?’, I remind myself, ‘One little bit at a time’.
More practically than that, though, I’m thinking of getting something (anything?) down in a Word document before I open my web browser for the day.
Yeah, I know, cunning and complicated it is not. Maybe that’s why it stands a chance of success. Either way, I feel the need to keep track of my progress, so I might pick up a diary or calendar to mark off as I go.
And, of course, I’ll still keep posting end-of-month writing wrap-up posts here. Let’s just see if I can make the total wordcounts a bit bigger!
A little gift from Day One – new short story: Blast Zone.