When Your Inner Dog Won’t Bark Back

Posted on May 13, 2013. Filed under: Blogging, Resistance, Staying-With-It, writing, Writing-Exercises, Writing-Tools | Tags: , , , , , |

Hemingway is reputed to have said “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”

 

Now, typewriters are passe, and we have desktop computers, laptop computers, tablets (electronic), and cellular telephones with micro-blogging tools such as Twitter. Shouldn’t writing be easy?

 

 

But sometimes when you talk to your Inner Dog your Inner Dog won’t bark back. Looking at you in silence, not even a whimper emerges. What to do?

 

 

Maybe this is the moment to take a break.

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To Script Frenzy or Not to Script Frenzy

Posted on March 23, 2009. Filed under: ScriptFrenzy, Staying-With-It, writing | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Trying to decide whether or not to do ScriptFrenzy. My last attempt at Nano crashed and burned; just did not have the continued focus necessary for the productivity to make Nanowrimo happen for me.  (Did it in 2006 but could not make it happen in either 2007 or 2008.)

If I do launch into ScriptFrenzy, I might blog about the process of doing this here.

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