I thought pushing PhD students, who can be emotionally fragile at the end of their degree, to try to write 20, words in a weekend was a dangerous idea. This is fantastic Inger thank you. Thanks again your article was an eye-opener. You are commenting using your Facebook account. I sat down today and applied your method to my 2nd draft in progress 27k so far.

Well, I’ve been stuck on a few hundred words in a day, which is absurd. This post, written by a PhD student, who wishes to stay anonymous, was sent to me late last year. I’ve nearly finished the first draft of my current novel, but I shall definitely be trying this out with the next one, which is going to be on a tight deadline! If I know what is going to happen can see the scene in my head , I can write it much more quickly than if I’m uncertain. Email required Address never made public. I also do the handwritten notebook thing, both before I write, during, and after.

This was a grueling day of work. Are there only four kinds of writers? You are commenting using your Facebook account.

1000 each chapter heading note the key learnings in the form of a brief synopsis of up to words. I have 40, words total – I’ve finished about 5.

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I was looking for practical advice to help me improve my process of writing and this is very helpful. Agreed with my supervisors today that I should aim on putting a first complete draft together over the next month or two or three.


If I didn’t love it, no one would. So I’ll just add a sincere Thank You and see how I can integrate these! At TBC, everyone is supported to face the blank page.

How to write 10,000 words a day

I have witnessed most students during their Masters completed their Thesis words within 2 weeks and they were extremely of good standard. Carving off the excess crap in the editing process will reveal the words of beautiful substantive text you are after. I was drastically behind on my wordcount, and I was facing the real possibility of missing my deadline Inside my screen there are so many potential distractions: Do you 10000 any advice to help me find a middle way between these two extremes?

In his excellent book: Only small problem, where can I find good editor and publisher? Facing the blank page. Singing the submission blues The Thesis Whisperer. Thank you so much for this!

I know you’re a big fan of teh Scrivener which has those fancy word count targets. What a great idea, thanks for thrsis us know.

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Now I am in a position to start the worda process and get it Out The Door. Can you really write 10, words a day?


I thwsis bogged down in the last section of my Regency romance. Love to hear your thoughts in the comments. Last year worde Twitter follower brought to my attention a post called How I went from writing words to 10, words a day by the fiction writer Rachel Aaron. I didn’t describe anything, I didn’t do transitions. I really think what you’ve said here will help me a great deal, so I will be trying this for the new year.

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I know it will help me. How to write words a day Researcher S This is unreal… but it definitely motivates me to write faster!

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Just sat down and wrote a draft, and then edited it like crazy. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Seeing this post made me do a double take and I was curious to see this methodology in practice. Reblogged this on Ish Ism. Take Thrsis Bootcamp as just one example.