::crawls up from dark hole in the earth with pens and candy wrappers sticking out of the snarl of her hair:: ::blinks:: Helloooooooooo! I fell off a bit of a cliff with this blog the last couple of months, but that’s because I was finishing Veil of Thorns. The first draft is officially DONE! I’m letting it simmer for a bit before I dive into revisions, and concurrently I’ll be working on the SSS (super secret steampunk) project that I’m hoping to have ready in time for Pitch Wars. So, there is my mini writing update. Now let’s dig right in to this Writing Wednesday post!
I took a much-needed vacation in mid-November and once I came back, it was as if the wind had gone out of my sails. Not in a bad way! Actually it would be more accurate to say that instead of the hurricane frenzy I left in, I came back riding a nice subtle breeze. So rather than try to gear up for a big push at the end of the year, I decided to just relax and let things flow.
Congratulations to all NaNoWriMo finishers!! It’s been a couple of weeks, so hopefully the dust has settled and you have caught up on sleep and real life and everything you let slide while you were furiously typing away. And maybe you’re asking yourself, “Okay, I finished a book…now what?” Or maybe you’re a veteran and already working on rewrites. Either way, you would be crazy not to take me up on this.
*crawls out from under rock* Hello, World! I can’t believe the month of May slipped by so quickly. I wish I had pictures of all the fancy dinners I’ve been out to, and all the GORGEOUS Washington hikes I’ve been on, and all the workouts I’ve been doing, and all the healthy food I’ve been cooking and craft projects I’ve completed. But, noooooo…. I’ve been stuck inside the last month and a half, glued to my laptop. If you could see inside my brain right now, it would look something like this: