Hey, a meme! (and a really good article to get you writing!)
Unfortunately, I just haven't done that. But I do have this!
From janni "Go to page 77 (or 7) of your current ms. Go to line 7. Copy down the next 7 lines – sentences or paragraphs – and post them as they’re written. No cheating.":
meeting. “I’m not…used to having so much…stuff in this room. It was so much easier to keep things neat and tidy before their intrusion. I mean---” He looked up at the guards, who snapped back to attention, wiping their faces clean of any expression. “Before I was granted such responsibility.”
Callah nodded, her eyes slipping down to the top page of the stack in her right hand. (What to put here? Some political stuff that indicates unrest in the people. Maybe some
And then there's this, which has been making the rounds since blackholly posted about it a few days ago. A guest post at http://www.sfwa.org/ by author Rachel Aaron about how she upped her daily word count from 2k to 10k. I haven't managed to implement this overhaul yet, and we're going out of town next week for my sister's wedding, so I don't plan on seriously sitting down with these ideas until we get back. But, seriously, go read it.