Celebrate Writing: 365K Club, week 26

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It’s that time of the week again: time for another 365K Club word count check-in! Numbers, please… June 25, Day 177: 766 words June 26, Day 178: 1,064 words June 27, Day 179: 918 words June 28, Day 180: 848 words June 29, Day 181: 807 words June 30, Day 182: 764 words July 1, Day 183: 810 words That’s a grand total of 5,977 words for the week, 17,676 for the month of Continue Reading...

Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Reaching Your Goals

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In keeping with my theme this week of celebrating reaching my 100,000 word goal for the year (6 whole months early, woohoo!), I've decided to make a list of the top 10 ways you can celebrate reaching your goals. The goals being celebrated don't have to be as monumental as writing 100,000 words, though; you should celebrate every milestone in your life! So, here are a few favorites... 10. Treat Continue Reading...

Celebrating 100,000 words with a new toy

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So, as I mentioned briefly in this week's 365K Club check-in post... I hit my 100,000-word yearly goal! That's right: we're only halfway through the year, and I've already met my target. I think I need to take some time to let that really sink in, so that I can celebrate it. I mean, really, how cool is this? As of June 24th, I've written 100,000 words in 2016. That is a LOT of Continue Reading...

Best Day Ever!: 365K Club, week 25

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It’s that time of the week again: time for another 365K Club word count check-in! Numbers, please… June 18, Day 170: 463 words June 19, Day 171: 1,626 words June 20, Day 172: 1,205 words June 21, Day 173: 323 words June 22, Day 174: 323 words June 23, Day 175: 323 words June 24, Day 176: 417 words That’s a grand total of 4,680 words for the week, 12,802 for the Continue Reading...

Top 10 Reasons Ninjas Will Always Beat Pirates

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Once upon a time I wrote a book about the ultimate showdown between pirates and ninjas. That book is called Ninjas of the 512, so as you may have guessed, I took up swords on the side of the ninjas. After much polling and discussion with various people from all walks of life, however, it has come to my attention that this is simply WRONG. "The pirates are supposed to be the good guys," Continue Reading...