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  • I think I've figured it out. Instead of aiming for 50k words, I'm going for 50 hours of writing. It doesn't sound like a lot, but it will enforce discipline without ruining my so-very-labor-intensive WIP. Yeah, I won't be among the "winners" of nano, but it just might move things along.
  • ...make your break in the most courteous way as possible. Too many authors ignore the power of the contract and act surprised when publishers try to enforce them, which they are within t...
  • One thing that is a priority (and difficult to "enforce") is to keep my writing desk free of toys (and other clutter that isn't mine!) :) Julie

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  • ...sing a timer this year.  It's digital and not nearly as cute as yours, Joanne, but I got it at the Dollar Store for, well, a dollar.  I use it to enforce a 45 minute--15 minute progra...
  • ...What's the point in protecting any of it? Well, that's your choice if you prefer not to. But until a better method comes along or a better way to enforce what laws are already present...