• Life,  Writing

    Taking A Break

    by I’ve set some pretty heavy writing goals for the year, amounting to half a million (500,000!) new words of fiction. And for the first two months, I’ve been trucking along pretty well, balancing things between short and long forms to be just a little bit ahead of my target, pumping out over 1400 words per day on average (1416 vs the 1397 I need to hit the total for the year). This makes me happy, but not necessarily relaxed. Relaxing is hard for me. But every so often, you need to recharge. I was lucky enough to have March Break off this year and looked forward to getting a…