4 Tips for writing 1500 words a day

Here’s some really great writing advice!

Richard Klu

If you can write 1500 words a day you can publish multiple novels a year and have a substantial daily accomplishment. Your writing will improve and you will get into a rhythm of creating that feels natural. I’ve done this for sustained periods of time and seen long term results with my writing from it. Is writing 1500 words a day for everyone? No. But if you’re serious about being a writer it’s a good goal to have. Creating 1500 words of content a day is enough for a short short story or half a chapter a day in some cases. The kind of progress you can be proud of.

4 Tips for writing 1500 words a day

Set time aside

Have a portion of every day that is devoted for writing. If you’re a part time writer, devote half of your hour long lunch break and then another hour…

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I can’t wait to see the IT remake. I’m a little anxious because I loved the TV miniseries so much (I know a lot of people thought it was cheesy, but I loved it). But after watching this trailer, I’m really looking forward to seeing this film.

I found the trailer for IT at Blumhouse.com and here’s the link:



I’m very proud to be included in Kevin Kennedy’s anthology of Easter horror stories. It’s an honor to be included in a collection with some of my favorite authors.

The collection is available for preorder on Amazon right now and I hope everyone will check it out and help spread the word. You can find it here:


Just wanted to let everyone know that my newest book DEVIL’S ISLAND is now available for .99 cents for the first few weeks – grab it now while it’s on sale!

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Devil’s Island … an abandoned island in the Caribbean Sea with a dark and bloody past … an island with a terrible secret …

You can get it here: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B06WWJC6VD

Thank you so much, and please feel free to share this post!


How to be a Horror Writer by Robert E. Dunn

Great article!

Shotgun Logic

516ofz61mlThe blog has been a little quiet lately. I’ve been doing a lot of writing for others and having some health issues with family members that have taken up and continue to take up huge portions of my time. That said, author Robert E. Dunn has offered me a series of articles that a lot of you will find of interest. They may appear regularly or sporadically as time allows for both of us but be assured, when they do appear they’ll be something worth reading. We’re going to start off with a series of Robert’s musings on horror and writing, and then, somewhere in the max Robert has at least one post related to Women in Horror Month that gives you some useful information on how to get involved. Everything Robert’s pen touches turns to gold, whether it’s fiction–like his new book, THE HARROWING–or nonfiction like we have…

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NIGHT TERRORS now available as an Audiobook.

Just wanted to let everyone know that my supernatural thriller NIGHT TERRORS is now available on audio, narrated by the talented Sarah Ravenwood.

I’ve just started listening to audiobooks recently and I love them. On my third one now.


You can find the NIGHT TERRORS audiobook here: https://www.amazon.com/Night-Terrors/dp/B01N9W98CV/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1485985479&sr=1-1&keywords=Night+Terrors+audio+by+Mark+Lukens

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How long would humanity last after a zombie outbreak?

Here’s a cool article from Blumhouse.com about scientists calculating the odds of human survival after a zombie apocalypse. According to the scientists, it doesn’t look good for us. I’m not so sure I completely agree with the article … I think small islands and remote areas of places like Alaska might survive for quite some time.

But here’s the article and I’d love to hear your thoughts about it.