What’s your word count so far?

Goal setting, Inspirational, Nanowrimo, Writing
Today I don't want to distract you from writing for too long--after all, it is the beginning of the weekend and you'll want to get into your writing zone tonight, so you can trample your word count goal for the weekend--so I'm going to leave you with a quote and a question: β€œIt is better to write a bad first draft than to write no first draft at all.” – Will Shetterly. How many words have you written this weekend, and how many do you plan on writing this weekend? Share your word counts and goals in the comments below! If you're wondering, I've written just over 32K and I'm hoping to hit 50, 000 words this weekend.
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Writing Truths from Writing Women

Inspirational, Writing
After a very exhausting weekend, I don't have much to say here, so I'll leave you with a few quotes from woman writers: Bring all your intelligence to bear on your beginning. - Elizabeth Bowen Put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it. - Colette Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else. - Gloria Steinem If you are a writer you locate yourself behind a wall of silence and no matter what you are doing, driving a car or walking or doing housework you can still be writing, because you have that space. -…
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New Wednesday Rotation

Reading Related, Writing
I am sad to say that I have-temporarily-run out of authors to interview. As such my weekly series of author interviews is over, but I will continue to post the occasional interview. Monday will remain prompt day and Friday will remain the day for longer articles. In the middle of the week, Wednesday, I will post various kinds of list posts as well as short writing tips, book and short story reviews, and the occasional excerpt or poem of my own. In a way this development is also kind of exciting for me-I'm looking forward to feeling more free with my blogging, particularly since I recently started a new Friday series. For today I am going to leave you with a few quotes from various women writers. "I've learned that…
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