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I really didn’t think it would be possible for me to get caught up today, but I made every single one of my goals. 

My goals for last week were:

  1. Revise 10K of NSR.  Result:  10,304, thanks to 5,421 today.
  2. Revise short story for antho call.  Result:  fixed the last niggling issue and tightened.  It’s ready to submit.
  3. Initial research and worldbuilding for SFR complete enough to move on to characters.  Result:  This story is going to have a very mannered feel, but in a twisted, near-spoof sort of way that I adore.  (As long as I don’t let it get too cheesy.)  I have most of the heroine’s background figured out, as well as her father’s.  I have all the main characters named except the hero.  He’s still a big fat question mark.

Goals for this week:

  1. Submit the short story to the antho, which requires a query and a “new” bio because I think I’ll be submitting this under a different pen name.
  2. Revise another 10K of NSR.
  3. FInalize characters for the SFR.  Specifically, name the hero and figure out his goals and background.  How is he in opposition to the heroine’s goal?

3 thoughts on “01/18/2009

  1. Good goals, all. Just don’t forget to let me know your new pen name. My goal for this week is to start writing again. I hope. I’m still working on weeding the library, and enjoying the 4 day weekend. Yay. 😀

  2. Awesome progress! I’ve been thinking about pen names lately, since I have to use my real name online for my business and I don’t necessarily want my clients finding my fiction…! 😯

  3. Beautiful progress and what Ann said…you will let us in on the new penname yes? :mrgreen:

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