Day 10 the one where I daydreamed about cryptocurrency

2018: Day 10 of 365 writing 3,000 words per day Word count 26,546 of 1,000,000 Dear Reader, Mining cryptocurrency has become a cultural touchstone this year. The rise of bitcoin prices being shared by just about everybody in the media has changed how people view cryptocurrency in probably lasting ways. Today this weblog post focuses … Continue reading Day 10 the one where I daydreamed about cryptocurrency

Day 9 thinking about my new espresso maker

2018: Day 9 of 365 writing 3,000 words per day Word count 23,429 of 1,000,000 Dear Reader, Today was a day of Nespresso inspired coffee from my new Nespresso Expert Espresso Maker made by the folks over at Breville. Apparently, my new espresso maker can make lungo (3.7 oz.) and Nespresso Americano (.85 oz. coffee … Continue reading Day 9 thinking about my new espresso maker

Day 8 the one where a short story happened

2018: Day 8 of 365 writing 3,000 words per day Word count 20,392 of 1,000,000 Dear Reader, Last week fell a little bit short of my writing goal. The week did include 33 single spaced pages, 96,374 characters, and about 16,843 words. All of that was saved in one Google Doc on the cloud. To … Continue reading Day 8 the one where a short story happened

Day 7 a solid weeks worth of observations about writing 3K WPD

2018: Day 7 of 365 writing 3,000 words per day Word count 16,843 of 1,000,000 Dear Reader, I went back through my week of epic writing weblog posts and added an opening to each day. The last seven days have been epic. Now that you have been able to enjoy a solid week of lengthy … Continue reading Day 7 a solid weeks worth of observations about writing 3K WPD

Day 6 of my 3K WPD journey included some observations about traveling

2018: Day 6 of 365 writing 3,000 words per day Word count 13,324 of 1,000,000 Dear Reader, Standing at the gate getting ready to board an airplane my name got called out. Naturally, I was looking around trying to figure out who was looking for, “Dr. Lindahl.” Turned out the folks over at United Airlines … Continue reading Day 6 of my 3K WPD journey included some observations about traveling

Welcome to the fifth day of my 3K per day writing journey

2018: Day 5 of 365 writing 3,000 words per day Word count 11,182 of 1,000,000 Dear Reader, Right now in this moment my will to write is limited. Sometimes getting started is as simple as opening my Chromebook and starting at a blank word processing document for a few minutes. Today was one of those … Continue reading Welcome to the fifth day of my 3K per day writing journey

Day 4 of working toward writing one million words this year

2018: Day 4 of 365 writing 3,000 words per day Word count 8,859 of 1,000,000 Dear Reader, Dinner tonight involved ordering a cheese pizza and an absolutely wonderful raspberry filled devil’s food cupcake. Seriously, it was wonderful. A few years ago we had tried to make Roberta's Pizza Dough Recipe from The New York Times … Continue reading Day 4 of working toward writing one million words this year

Pick up a pen and try to write during the first moment of the day

two pancakes with syrup

2018: Day 3 of 365 writing 3,000 words per day Word count 7,244 of 1,000,000 Dear Reader, Watching a show on Netflix may have slowed down my writing output today. I’m not entirely sure why I watched the latest season of The Ranch on Netflix. It is probably the same reason that I keep watching … Continue reading Pick up a pen and try to write during the first moment of the day

Getting ready for the long 2018 journey to one million words

Getting ready for the long 2018 journey to one million words

2018: Day 2 of 365 Word count 5,527 of 1,000,000 Dear Reader, Welcome back to the second post in my new 3,000 word per day writing series. It will be a series that will pretty much last all year. You may have guessed from the last post that pretty much every day of 2018 will … Continue reading Getting ready for the long 2018 journey to one million words

An open letter on writing one million words a year

2018: Day 1 of 365 Word count 3,010 of 1,000,000 Dear Reader, Breaking down the goal of writing 1,000,000 words in a year might take a little bit of math. I’ll try to keep the math from becoming distracting. You are lucky that you came to the right place to think about your new goal. … Continue reading An open letter on writing one million words a year