HI! I JUST DID A MINI-INVENTORY of my writing life. I was interested to see how much I’m actually doing. Here are the categories I considered—just in case you want to play along!
I’ve been journaling every day for about five or six months, now. Some days I dive deeper than others. But, on the whole,
WRITING WITH OTHERS
I spent many years of my early career in cozy rooms writing with groups of writers. Using the Amherst Writers & Artists (AWA) method in which I was trained, I led workshops based on AWA founder Pat Schneider’s textbook for the AWA training, WRITING ALONE AND WITH OTHERS.
Sometimes, I’d write with friends or in informal groups, too.
But it had been some years since I wrote with anyone else (although recently with pal Jill)
But when two new-to-writing clients appeared in my regular schedule . Mona, Tam
WRITING FOR OTHERS
Stalled book project
What I’ve heard from clients: Real writers fake names
Jake taking himself to a cafe to write
Sarah: 1000 words a day on a draft.
What about you?
Simple writing arithmetic: Aspirational. Dialing up or down.
Anything you’d like to add? Subtract?
Me? Pretty content!