Month: July 2016

Word Sprinting Your Way to Success

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Keyword: #writingsprints #amwriting

I found this great app for timing workout intervals. Writing is a work out.  So why not set up some speed sprints for writing?

It is awesome!  I have programmed it for sprints with 30 minute writing sessions and 25 minute breaks. It comes on the Android platform as well.

Four- 30 minute sprints at 800-1,000 words each gives you a 3,000 + word count for the day.  If you factor that word count over 20 days, you have a novel. I am not saying it is going to be a great novel, but hey, you’ll have one.

Get the app here.

#writeon

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It Was Originally A Western, And Other Facts About ‘Big Trouble In Little China’ — Real Stories – UPROXX

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20th Century Fox An unconventional 1980s action movie with middling box office returns and mostly negative reviews at the time, director John Carpenter’s Big Trouble In Little China blended the American Western with a classic kung fu movie sensibility and put American everyman Kurt Russell at the center of it all. Russell stars as Jack Burton, a blue-collar truck-driver who…

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Guest post + interview with novelist Andrew Joyce — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

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Originally posted on Fictionophile: Andrew Joyce My name is Andrew Joyce, and I write books for a living. One morning, about five years ago, I went crazy. I got out of bed, went downstairs, and threw my TV out the window. Then I sat down at the computer and wrote my first short story. I…

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