Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Writer's Wednesday: Writing Check-In

Happy Wednesday, Oasis-Seekers!

I don't know about you guys, but the end of the school year is kicking my butt. I have three kids and teach preschool, so ... YIKES. End of year projects, parties, awards, gifts, and on and on.

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There's not enough coffee to get me through the next two weeks. *needs coffee I.V.*
Image courtesy of  Scotty00 via WanaCommons

Consequently, my writing has been taking a bit of a backseat lately, but I really want to make some headway on revisions before the upcoming local SCBWI conference.

So, I thought it might be fun to do a bit of a check-in and goal-setting here. I'm going to give myself a lot of leeway, given my ridiculously long and overwhelming To-Do list, but feel free to be as loose or as strict with your goals as you want. Post them in the comments, and I will check back in with you and see how you did.

For me, by the end of the month (May), I want to finish revising TS and send it out, and do at least four more chapters of revision on M. (Eep! That sounds like a lot!)

What are your goals? Or, if you don't feel like setting any, how is your writing coming along? What are you working on? Where are you in the process?


4 comments:

  1. I'm currently awaiting edits on a full novel, and a short story, have an R/R on a short story from my adult romance publisher, and my agent wants pages in in my new YA sci-fi >_< I would like to get a good start on the new project, but with a trip to BEA looming, I'm not sure what I can accomplish.

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  2. I've been thinking of diving back to the writing game. For me, that means I need to thoroughly flesh out my new characters.

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  3. Right now, just writing, Put a goal of 500 words daily (which I either skip or exceed in). But it's good!

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  4. I'm about approaching the 325K mark on my current WIP, and would like to have reached 400K by the end of the summer. My projected final guesstimate is 450-500K, and hopefully it'll be finished by the end of the year. There are also some edits and revisions I need to do on some of my other books.

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