Creating habits and #Write30 June analysis

June By the NumbersI’m just going to say it right off the bat, creating habits is hard! There are so many forces engrained habits working against you, that it’s a process. OK, now that I’ve begun this by making excuses for myself, here’s the good news: I doubled my May writing days in June. OK, now that we’ve got the silver lining, here’s the cloud, it’s only five days out of the 30 available to me in June. As I said, it’s a process.

OK, so here’s the recap, about a year ago my friend Tiffany and I challenged ourselves to write for 90 days straight and termed it #Write90. It did not turn out so well, but it did make me very aware that in order to reach my goal of being a published author, I need to write as much as possible. To do so: I need to create the habit. So, I rebooted this into an all-around effort to write more, which I refer to as #Write30 (yes, I’m aware some months have 31 days, but you get the drift) and hold myself accountable by recapping the days in which I wrote and number of words each month in a recap post for you. Read More »

#Write30 May analysis

May By the NumbersMy birthday month is over! It’s such a drag and, quite frankly, I have been denying it for about the last week. (This is my piss poor excuse for missing last Tuesday’s post date. For those of you anxiously waiting by your inbox or social feeds, I apologize.)

We’re kicking off this June with a post evaluating my inadequacies my habit-building efforts to write every day for 30 days. Spoiler alert: The results are underwhelming.Read More »