Writing Life

I’m always interested to read on blogs and in interviews about other writer’s writing processes.  I’m always a little wide-eyed at the people who bang out 2,000+ words a day.  I tend to go by the two pages rule.  Two pages is my minimum.  I don’t get to write every day.  But when I do, I try and go by the two page minimum.  Sometimes it takes me 20 minutes, sometimes 2 hours.  But I try not to get up and move on with my day until that’s accomplished.

I think it was Stephen King in his terrific book called On Writing who emphasized the importance of sitting in the damn chair.  As in, you’re never going to do any writing if you’re thinking about writing, or planning on writing….or blogging about writing for that matter.