Category Archives: Summer Writes

Summer Writes: Week 12

Time runs short here at Summer Writes, but give yourselves a hand for your hard work! Since this is our last week, think back to your goals for the summer, and think about what you can do in the next week to … Continue reading

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Summer Writes: Week 11

Welcome to week 11! We’re really in the homestretch, so it’s time to start wrapping up those summer goals—at least for our purposes, anyway. If you’re like me, you’ll be working right on through August, but it’s good to stop … Continue reading

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Summer Writes: Week 10

Welcome to week 10, folks—we’re barreling toward the end of Summer Writes. Even though we strive for long blocks of uninterrupted writing time, sometimes we fall short of that. Gregory Semenza offers some advice on the “The Value of 10 Minutes” to help … Continue reading

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Summer Writes: Week 9

Welcome to week 9: we’re officially two-thirds done with Summer Writes! If you’re looking for other ways to crowdsource your writing accountability before the beginning of Fall Writes (date TBD), check out this post by Raul Pacheco-Vega on #GetYourManuscriptOut. Of course, … Continue reading

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Summer Writes: Week 8

Welcome to Week 8 of Summer writes! It’s the week after the Fourth of July: do you know where your summer writing goals are? Usually in a twelve-week writing group, this is where people really start to fall off—don’t let this … Continue reading

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Summer Writes: Week 7

True story: when I was twelve, my dad dragged us on a cross-country road trip. My act of rebellion was to bring along my Klingon language tape and practice in the backseat. As usual, leave your goals for the week in … Continue reading

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Summer Writes: Week 6

Welcome to Week 6! We’re almost to the halfway point of the writing group, which is a good time to take a hard look at your goals for the summer. What do you need to do to get where you … Continue reading

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