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Write by Midnight Pep Talk 5-28-15

As summer break begins, don’t let those lazy days beckon you to get lazy with your daily writing habits. Make a list of scenes that you want to write this month. Then for the first half of the month, write a summary of what needs to happen in each scene. It’s okay just to “tell” what needs to happen in each, but try to be as specific as possible. Then for the second half of the month, go back through each scene and replace all those telling moments with action, emotion, description and anything else that helps you “show” your readers what’s happening.

My 2018 Write by Midnight Experience

Stacey Kite

This year, my Write by Midnight experience has been great. I didn’t reach all my goals, but I wrote every day and made real progress—which is something I haven’t done for a while.

I’d been in the writing doldrums for a few months, and my enthusiasm had evaporated. I’d struggled to make headway on my story, but I’m happy to say that I reversed that trend in February.   Continue reading