I really enjoyed this clip. While I’ve heard the advice before, it’s presented in such an engaging way. To recap the seven highly effective habits of artists are; daily work, volume not perfection, steal, conscious learning, rest, feedback, create what you love.
I wandered across this list of writing advice and number 17 was about not being distracted. Which was funny because I am currently on the second draft of Jumpstart and switching between internet pages. I mean sweet Jesus, I must have rushed writing this manuscript because from chapter nine onwards it’s 50 to 70% red from track changes. I must have skipped adding some sentences because some times I don’t know what I’m the fuck I’m trying to say.
My memory of completing this manuscript was of joy because I had actually finished it. But god damn. I’m only halfway through this edit. I think the only thing of decent quality relating to this story is the cover image I managed to create. Hopefully, after I tear this baby apart it’ll be better on the next edit.
Just finished another draft of this novella. It currently sits at 25,329 words 🙂 I think I can have it done with in a few more months 🙂
It’s 1.30am Edinburgh time and judging by the date of this post, I just finished a 31,000 novella in 24 days! I’ve been saving over the file so I don’t have exact dates. But that’s damn impressive 🙂
I’ve changed the main character’s name because it was annoying to write it as I kept spelling it wrong. I’ve thought up a title that I think will stick, I know what I’m changing in my next edit and I’m getting together some images that may help me with picking a cover image.
I’m telling you the more I write the better and faster my first drafts come into being 🙂