On the day of Yule Eve, I was at my parents’ house, watching their cats while they’re visiting relatives out of the country. I am one of the few in my family who celebrates Yule (what we still call Christmas, here in Scandinavia) and with my friends celebrating with their own families, I was aFortsätt läsa ”Mission failed successfully: avocado lime mousse dessert”
I didn’t do much writing today but it was enough to finish chapter 13. I had some ice cream to celebrate: My goal is to finish chapter 14 before the end of the month. I might have a minor surgery sometimes soon so I’m setting the bar low since I don’t know how I’ll beFortsätt läsa ”A little bit of writing”
One of the most common writing tips is to give yourself small rewards for reaching goals. For example, having a piece of candy every 100 words. The thing with writing tips, though, is that they rarely work for everybody. I’ve tried this and it didn’t work for me at all. I suspect it might beFortsätt läsa ”Do rewards work to motivate writing?”
I love cooking but when I’m busy writing I don’t like to interrupt what I’m doing to make a whole meal. The solution is often sandwiches and ready-made microwavable food. But I’ve also learned quite a few easy and quick recipes that I love sharing. Foremost among them is a vegan mac and cheese thatFortsätt läsa ”Writer’s snack: veg mac and cheese”
I finished another chapter of my novella today and had a saffron semla to reward myself. A day well spent.