I don't particularly LIKE doing math. Not because I'm a girl (thanks, Barbie), but because I'm me and I have trouble with numbers. But I recalculated it a few times and found that yes, indeed, I've written about 450 000 words this year in various novels and short stories.
I finished one new novel, completely gutted and rewrote to others (not revisions--I mean rewrote from the bottom up, into entirely new books), finished another new novel, am about to finish a third, started two other novels, and wrote some short stories.
It's a lot of words. Especially when you work full time.
So. How do I do this? Am I magical? Maybe a robot? Do I have copious amounts of free time?
No, I STFU and work. So here are some fast and easy tips to help those of you having trouble with output.Read more
This week we continue the introductory posts of the ELEW members with the theme "What Makes You An Evil Writer?"
Today it's my turn to answer that question.
Evil is not to be confused with "mean." There is a vast difference between being mean and being evil. For example, being mean is setting people up to fail just to amuse you. Being evil is taking pleasure in their failure when they've set themselves up to fail despite your repeated warnings/attempts at educating them.