• Who We Are

  • Schedule

    Mondays ~
    Tuesdays ~ Snarky
    Wednesdays ~ Dreamer
    Thursdays ~ Naughty
    Fridays ~ Dreary
    Saturdays ~
    Sundays ~

    Whenever ~ Smokey, Mighty, Eerie and Wicked

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  • Dreamer’s Tweets

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Good Work Habits

Discipline? That sounds like something the military imposes on new troops in training. Been there and done that, but I don’t think it’s an approach that leads to winning creative writing. Brute force may work well developing warriors and airline schedules, but probably isn’t the best way to approach writing.

I think a better way is to develop good work habits. While discipline may get words on the paper, good work habits will provide a framework within which to more effectively create stories.

Thinking that showing up at a predetermined time each day at the keyboard will lead to success begs the issue of understanding the craft. It will not replace character development, plot, voice, and all the other elements required. Slamming words on paper just to get your word count in for the day won’t lead to a story readers want to read.

Once you understand what the story is about and what the characters are concerned about, the words will flow by themselves.

No Discipline required.

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