She has most kindly agreed to be a guest blogger today with a topic that I find very applicable to myself, and which I think every author could relate to. Her advice, I think is extremely wise and helpful. Included in this blog post are links to her books. I've only read Spindle, so I don't know about the others, but if they're anything like Spindle, they're all great books!
Writing is more often than not something that happens when we motivate ourselves to do it. It's not often that someone else is breathing down our necks, compelling us to write. And so having something to motivate us when we don't feel like writing is incredibly helpful. With that said, I very happily turn the time over to
|W. R. Gingell|
|Twelve Days of Faery|
I began to make myself write each day. At first it was only fifty words here, a hundred there. Then, as the years passed and I became more determined that I was going to be a real writer, I set myself a proper word count every day.
First that word count was 500 words. Then, a year ago, I found myself able to do more and put my word count up to 1000 words per day. I began to feel as though I was really getting somewhere.
|Fire in the Blood|
|Ruth and the Ghost|