It’s been a while since I’ve checked in so I thought I’d do a quick update. I finished the edits and formatting of Secret Project #2. I have about six sentences to add and I need to complete the timeline for the back of the book. I expect to finish that tonight. After that I’ll need to create the index and do the graphics. In less than two weeks it goes to the publisher. It’s a nice looking supplement filled with lots of good information. I think the publisher will be pleased.

I signed up for a romance challenge with two friends to produce a story or a chapter of a romance each month. That starts in July, which is right around the corner. In addition, I’ll resume work on my collection of Thule stories so that I can get those into the editor. And I’m back on the hook to produce something SFF-related for my critique group each week. I’m looking forward to the excitement and variety.

This long period of self-isolation has finally allowed me to create a schedule that’s working for me. Basically I’m focused on work from 11am to 6pm Tuesday through Sunday. I also work after Steve goes to bed (10pm to about midnight). I take Mondays off. So if you are trying to figure out if I’m available for a phone call or intense text discussion, know that mornings before 11am or evenings after 6pm are best.

I hope your June has been productive and filled with love and joy. Be well, friends!

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Wow those are pretty varied genres you have on your plate there. I myself do SFF, but have also been thinking about trying my hand in other genres once I’m done with my current WIP. You look like you’re having fun!

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  2. They are varied. I did a 52 week challenge that ended in May to write a short story a week. Through doing it I found that there were some genres that spoke to me. I was completely surprised to realize that I like writing steamy romances. Though it may just be the times. Stories that have a guaranteed happy ending are a pleasant distraction from the world as it is.

    I encourage you to try short stories in a variety of genres. You may find something you love that surprises you. Good luck with your current WIP.


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