1K a Day – “But I Lost The Thread”

Tenth in the 1K a Day Motivational Series, in which I talk about something that happened in the previous week that could have or did prevent me from writing a minimum of 1,000 words on a given day, or possibly talk about something that provided support to get me through the day.

I’m at the middle point of my work in progress, right at the 50% mark of what I think it will take to complete this novel (Gridfall). There comes a moment in the writing, especially longer writing, when I start to question every other word I put down. Because I’m a discovery writer more than an architect writer, the concept I had of the story has changed drastically from where I started. I get ideas for an edgy or unexpected direction a character is going to take and I just plunge headfirst into it and let the plot adjust from there.  Continue reading