Thompson On…Just put your butt in the chair and write!

I am in a “FICTIVE DREAM.”

Just Write!

Sitting at your computer with a cup of coffee ready to write that first draft of your next novel…
Authors need a regular routine when they sit at the computer and prepare to write!
          When you are in the creative mood, you must follow a set of actions that will lead to the production of dynamic writing. When I sit in the chair at my computer, with a cup of coffee on my desk, I slip into a writing zone.  I do not want any distractions.

I am in a “FICTIVE DREAM.”

        First, I click on the Killer Kudzu icon on the desktop that opens the word document that transports me to the world of my fifth novel.

         I pick up from where I left off on my previous writing excursion into the world of the of the Killer Kudzu: “It is Spreading and it is coming for you! Beware the Killer Kudzu.”

         I have everything in reach–Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Elements of Style–and my folders with character ideas, setting, etc.
         Then the writing process begins: Sit down in front of the computer, stare at the blank screen, then put words on that screen.

         Some days the words flow and other days they trickle at a slow pace. The point–put words on the paper.

         Author C. J. Cherryh said it best: “Write Garbage, Edit Brilliantly.”
         Just get the words out so you can and then edit Brilliantly!

         “Keep Writing, Keep Believing and never, ever give up on your dreams.”

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