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Editing Update #10

Well, first things first: I sent the second draft of my NaNoWriMo2015 novel [OSAA] to two of my beta readers around the last few days of 2016, and sent it to another beta reader on the 22nd of January 2017. I’m hoping to get their feedback around March, though I’ve not given them a hard deadline. I still find it hard to set an actual deadline; they’re busy people, I’m not paying them for their hard work, and the draft is pretty big. Perhaps I’ll get better at that someday.

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Writing Update #6

I’ve been trying to form the habit of writing something every day. It’s…..a ‘habit in progress’. I try, I really do, but I have to find a way to motivate me on days were I honestly can’t be bothered. You know those day, when for some reason your mind is in a funk and you can’t even string one proper sentence together, let alone one or two pages of sentences. Continue reading

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Writing Update #5

So, I’ve been steadily writing ever since handing in my thesis at the end of last month. I’m mostly working on my novella [TBWAH], and my synopsis and query letter for [TEE]. I’m still having a hard time selling my “product,” so to speak, but I’m content with the query draft I have so far. I’ve sent it out to some of my beta readers, to see what they think.

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