Nearly forgot the beginning of the round, the holiday was so short, I have a houseful of visitors, the A-Z started on the 1st and, and and. . . Pathetic excuses I know:( how ever better now than not at all.
As mentioned the A-Z challenge has begun and I shall be posting those on kiss a frog as always and linking to Goodreads. This year I am exploring some of the thousands of books I have read in a long reading life. Some have stood the – ‘am I any good after this long time’ – test, quite well, others well maybe not :(
Ellen’s Tale continues her weekly instalment journey over on Morgen Bailey’s Novel Nights In – I would be very flattered if any of you went over and read some of it:)
I finished my NaNoEdMo as I begun it – in dispute with the powers that be who run it – the clue for me was in the title National Novel Editing Month – month, month, held in March – 31 days of so called spring not 30 days – so I dont get a badge because they closed it a day before I put my final figure up. Still it is only a badge and I know, I did over 50 hours editing in March- so there nano! A little tantrum just there:)
Row 80: Goals for Round Two
Nothing very exciting really.
WIP: I continue with 1st edits of The Ancestor’s Tale – I have found a good many places where I need to either change or add. But overall am pleased with how it is coming along.
WIP: Memoirs, finish final editing and get into some order, find a title!
Blogs: well of course the A-Z blogs. Would like to get a few others up but this may not be possible until May. Must be realistic.
Reading: still reading old books for A-Z , have also to keep up with reading challenges, so after April will see how that goes.
Networking: Keep up!
Marketing: Preparing for autumn release of The Ancestor’s Tale – step up trailing the previous three in the series, book tours, blogs, Morgen Bailey is first stop, and Read2Review is also book spotlighting them over three months. Must sort out a plan and begin to look for likely sites.
In May I would like to do the story a day challenge – was great fun last year and I surged ahead in my short story writing. This year I would like to begin The Companion Tales – a short story collection of the unsung characters and stories of The Sefuty Chronicles, which I hope to release after the series finishes. May will be a good time to at least draft them.
In June (is that still this round?) there will be JuNoWrMo – not sure at this stage what I shall work on – JuNo allows us to write 50,000 of a started work so might be a good time to pull out Blue Moons or Menko and see whether they could be finished.
Otherwise always working slowly on book trailers and covers.
Maybe I have too much – and I do accept now that if health dips I won’t acheive a fraction of this but I have to have goals to motivate so will post these with the proviso that I will be realistic this year:( boring:)
All the best everyone in this coming round.