Just a quick progress report. I like to do those—just for me. I figure if I put my writing life out there, including my goals, successes and failures, I’ll shame myself into stepping up my game up.
So March wasn’t as prolific a month as I could have hoped for. It began with the NOLA conference in Shreveport, Louisiana. I had a blast meeting old friends and meeting new ones (Hiya, Cassie Ryan!).
I pushed through to the end of Donald Maass’s Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook with a group of my friends at Rose’s Colored Glasses.
I wrote chapters 16-20 of the big book, but I really should have finished it. I got stuck in editing the thing. Still am, although I am forcing myself to write to the end before I make another pass through the entire story. I wrote two chapters of a Red Hot western for Samhain. Wrote the next installment of my free read. And I wrote a short story for submission to another Cleis collection.
In April, I will finish Beloved Captor. I will get to the end of the short novella for Samhain. I will write a proposal for a Nocturne Bite, and I will write two short stories. That’s a lot. But I can do it, if I stay focused. Here goes…