Week 8 turned out to be more of an editing week than a writing week. I only managed 679 new words scattered over the week, and that was just tweaking what I already had. I won’t bore you with the daily breakdown. Diving back into the story now this week [already have 2k words today… Continue reading Week #8 check-in
As usual, I think time is flying by too fast, and I’m struggling to believe we’re already over half-way through February! 12th: 1306 13th: 81 14th: 1763 15th: 770 <– I was feeling pretty crook this day, so I’m actually proud of this! 16th: 0 <– Blech. Was having an off day, mentally. Couldn’t focus AT… Continue reading Week #7 check-in
The official January sales figures came out for Amazon today. I made *drum roll* $26.44! Eep. That was on Amazon.com.Breakdown across the board: Amazon.com: $26.44 Amazon.co.uk: £2.29 Amazon.ca: $2.76 Createspace (US): $27.92 My aim/dream/goal is to make hit the (from here) seemingly outlandish four figures before the end of the year. Obviously I have a long… Continue reading The numbers are in!
Ah, The Future. Such a glorious concept, full to brimming of possibilities. As we get older, those possibilities seem to shrink (for some), but for others they grow. As you get older, the idea of changing career, especially if it’s to a career that requires 5-10 years training (like a doctor or an architect) can… Continue reading The Future.
For me, and I suspect for many other writers, keeping focus when working on a story is very important. It’s hard to walk away mid-story and then just pick it back up a week or two later and expect to dive back in. It takes time to reacquaint yourself with the characters, the plot, the… Continue reading Week #6 Check-in; or the importance of keeping focus