Good things come in threes, right? Well, today I'm sharing three little good things in this short post because I've started about five other posts since I published the last one and abandoned them all for one reason or another. By the way, if you misread the title* of this post you're going to be… Continue reading Mélange à trois … encore!
Sometimes You Already Have the Answer
I wrote some strong, honest words this week. I had a burst of writing on one of my WIPs—it's the one you see in the sidebar, temporarily titled FISH. I started off writing it at a good pace (for me), but that came to a stop last November at about 14,000 words. I hung up… Continue reading Sometimes You Already Have the Answer
Can a Scatterbrained Writer Get Organized with Scrivener?
In a recent post I mentioned Scrivener, which is a word-processing and project management tool. The Scrivener site calls it a "complete writing studio." I tried the Windows version when it was in beta testing, but trying to learn how to use new software while in the middle of writing a novel slowed me down.… Continue reading Can a Scatterbrained Writer Get Organized with Scrivener?
Organizing your writing projects
I used Word to write The Brevity of Roses. I already had a Documents folder labeled Writing with a sub-folder labeled Short Stories. That’s where I saved the story To Be Missed, which is what later became the novel. As the “story” grew, so did the files