Archive | October, 2019

Tricks of Tracking: KISS


The second trick of tracking for writing success is KISS: Keep It Simple and Seen. The system you use for tracking needs to be simple, quick, easy to use and readily accessible. It could be a chart with gold stars on your office wall, a legal pad on your desk, a Moleskine notebook in your […]

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Tricks of Tracking: #1 Track the Right Stuff


How do you measure your writing progress: Word counts? Critical due dates? Action steps taken? I track Product Time, that is, the amount of time I spend doing anything necessary to move a writing project forward. Here’s why. While revising and reworking my novel, daily word counts of Chapter 61 shifted from 1675 to 1700 […]

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The One Thing Writers Must Do Every Day — It’s Not What You Think


Do you think writers must write every day? We don’t. Daily writing is a must for some writers; freedom to not write every day is a must for others. Do you think writers must read every day? Reading is essential for writers, but it is not a daily requirement. The same is true with daily […]

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Regular Writing Isn’t Enough — You Need to KNOW You’re Making Progress


It isn’t enough to make progress on your writing; you need to KNOW you’re making progress. Check out the short Pinkcast 3.12 video below to learn how seeing your progress motivates, rewards and increases your ability to make more progress. Be sure to come back (use your browser’s back button) to read more about a […]

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