To Finish Or Not To Finish The Book…

There really isn’t a question or an option. Finishing the book is a must. And soon. Like soon soon. Like a few weeks ago soon.

So, once again, I’m on a mission to write 10,000 words this weekend. 2500 words a day for 4 days. That’s what I must do. The book will be out later this month, so, I really have no choice. Life, once again… Well, it’s can’t get in the way. It has to be put on hold and the family has to fend for itself and I have to be left alone for a few hours a day.

Writing sprints are my friend.

Family members who want to know what we’re doing, eating, etc… are not my friend in cases like this. Can anyone else relate? Anyone? Bueller?

10,000 words in 4 days (or whatever amount you need). 10,000 is a goal, but maybe not your goal. I’m flexible.

Leave a comment if you want to play along. Starting word count, if you’d like.

Social media, too. #10KWeekendsforWriters

Join me in my insane quest, please. Won’t you?



10K Weekends for Writers – November 3-6, 2016

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Last weekend was a huge bust for me. I didn’t even get half the word count I was aiming for. Strep hit it’s high point with me on Saturday afternoon and didn’t let up for me until Sunday evening. I’m still recovering. I haven’t slept more than 3 hours at a time in a week and a half. This is getting old, people!

I know some people are doing NaNoWriMo this month and if you are one of them, I wish you the very best of luck. I haven’t participated in NaNoWriMo in several years because I never have anything new to start in November. I’m hoping, though, that one year I will.

10K Weekends for Writers is my own challenge that I open up to other authors to come and write and aim for a specific word count: 10,000 words in 4 days. Doesn’t sound like much. Really, it doesn’t. But amid all the goings on on weekends, it can be difficult. I have yet to hit the goal, but I keep trying and that’s at least half the battle. Unless I have strep and an ear infection, then I’m dead before I start.

The book I’m working on this weekend is a holiday book that I’m revising and adding new scenes to. By the time all is said and done, I should have added close to 10K, if not 15K. It’s called Christmas Wishes and I just love it.


So, here’s what you do…

Sign up with the Linky below.

Leave a comment with your starting word count for the weekend and on Sunday evening, come back and leave a comment with your ending word count.

Invite your friends.

Use the hashtag #10kweekendsforwriters on social media.

Blog about it, share this post, etc…

And write…

That’s it. That’s all. It’s painless.

Wanna play?


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