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She's issued a Seventy Days of Sweat - The writing challenge Signup and I've added my name to the list. My hands are sweating.
That means that I have to write 1,000 words a day, for 70 days. It should get me one completed Desire MS and a good three chapter proposal for a second one. I really want to have something else ready to send out when I get a response from the proposal I sent to Desire. That way if it's a form rejection I have something else to send.
I found two RWA contests with Desire Editors that accept electronic submissions and paypal, the Gateway to the Best and the Golden Rose. I don't have to mess with money orders and return postage, etc. which is a real pain when you are sending from Canada to US.
Friday I went back to writing long hand at the coffee shop and that seemed to get me over my perfectionist hump that was making me freeze every time I sat in front of the computer. I gave my self permission to write crap - and boy was it crappy - but at least I wrote.
Off to write my 1,000 words for the day. Wish me speedy writing.