writing schedule Archives - David Michael Williams

11 01, 2022

Pondering a plethora of possibilities for 2022

2022-01-11T19:59:06+00:00January 11, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Business planning and New Year’s resolutions have a lot in common. You look back at what you’ve accomplished over the past year and try to envision a better tomorrow. How can I improve? What are my goals?

7 12, 2021

Even fantasy needs a reality check

2021-12-07T15:03:47+00:00December 7, 2021|Categories: News, Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ever since I started One Million Words LLC, I’ve tried to treat my fiction endeavors as a true-blue business. But while I consider myself a realist, I inevitably overbook myself.

15 12, 2020

20 Reasons 2020 Rocked

2020-12-15T14:35:01+00:00December 15, 2020|Categories: News, Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

COVID-19 caused major disruptions in almost everyone’s life in 2020. While I don’t want to diminish the seriousness of the pandemic and its consequences, I’ve found at least one silver lining: more time to work on my writing.

9 06, 2020

Make sure your main characters cast a shadow

2020-07-13T21:18:37+00:00June 9, 2020|Categories: Work in Progress, Writing Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

For reasons beyond my understanding, my brain likes inventing personas—everything from wacky facades to keep small children entertained to personalities projected onto passersby. Everyone has a story, after all.

12 10, 2017

How long does it take to write a book?

2019-10-02T19:39:08+00:00October 12, 2017|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Answer: I have no idea — even after writing nine of them. Maybe some authors have a formula that produces consistent results, but for me, the question is too nuanced to allow for a simple solution.

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