I have been revising my manuscript for about two months now and I am finally through with the first round. In the process, my manuscript has gone from 189 pages to 216 pages, or from 44,765 words to 51,957 words. Of course, it is still not finished. There is more behind the revision than you … More Progress: Revising my Book
In my blog, I often write about how well I’m progressing and how productive I am. But believe me, that’s not always the case. I also have my bad days and hardly get a word down on paper. Although that shouldn’t really bother me – after all, I don’t have a deadline – I still … More Bad Days…
In my post “Revising your Book” I already mentioned that reading is extremely important during the writing phase. To bring this point closer, I would like to briefly tell you which books I have read this year and why I chose them. Splitter by Laura Cardea Being in Laura’s writing group on Facebook is what … More Reading Material during Writing
I’ve written a post before about my approach when writing my book. But this has changed completely. You can read here how I started. This article is an update about it. My structure The outline is still according to the snowflake method. However, I have completely executed step 8 of this method. But more about … More #Update: My Procedure
Hello Everyone! Since I was hit by the corona virus, I was not able to work much on my book because of my health and time. But here comes an update again! I have now revised 89 of 191 pages. I have noticed how much time this process takes. Since I changed a lot at … More Revising your Book
Today I come to you with a new software. As you know, I used the snowflake method to plan my book. You can find the blog posts about it here. But now a friend showed me a new software and I immediately fell in love! I’m talking about Plottr. What’s Plottr? Plottr is a software … More Plottr – the Plotting Software
After weeks of silence on my part, I am now back with joyful news. My book is “finished”. Well the rough version, because now a lot of revision of 187 pages and almost 45’000 words is waiting for me. But still, it’s a great feeling to know that the story is basically written down now. … More My book is “finished”
I recently came across the story.one page on Instagram. There you can create an account and then publish your own short stories. Short means no more than 2,500 characters. Until now, I’ve never dared to write short stories, but I gladly accepted the challenge. Because the more I write, the better I become. My attention … More I started to write short stories!
I’m back again! I was off social media for a week to see if i would work more on my book. And I can say this much: yes, it worked and also revealed a little surprise! My Screentime As mentioned in the previous post, I spent about 9 hours a week on social media. Whether … More Online again! My experience without Social Media.
Writing a novel on the side is not easy at all. I had to experience this myself. Often there is stress at work or many other things to do, so that you don’t have time to write. But I also have to mention that after all the other things you sometimes don’t lack time, but … More Avoiding any distractions