Pitch Wars!

Back in August I submitted Robber Barrons, a space opera manuscript, to Pitch Wars.  For those unfamiliar, it’s a pitch contest during which you work with a specific mentor to revise your ms. There is an agent round in February, in which agents can request to read more, just like with regular querying. And hopefully, you’ll … More Pitch Wars!

Mid-Year Check-up

It’s the last day of June (holy CRAP when did that happen), so I thought I’d update on my goals for the year. I’ve actually been pretty productive overall, even though I sometimes don’t feel like it on a daily basis. Here’s hoping my productivity level doesn’t plummet in the midst of buying/selling a house. … More Mid-Year Check-up

New year, new goals

I’ve been posting my resolutions elsewhere around the internet so I figured I might as well record them for posterity here. Query AURORA Finish a draft of Robber Barrons Revise THE MAGE QUEEN Finish Nano draft Read 26 books My non-Star Wars reading was dismal last year and I need to change that, especially when it comes … More New year, new goals

Progress report

As of Day 8: 21,851 words Manuscript total: 26,945 (I cheated and started writing before November) Deleted words: 549 Progress estimation: About 1/3 done with the manuscript Emotional state: Displeased with micro, happy with macro, very confused that I don’t hate the book yet, hoping to be finished by December 17

Guess what time it is?

It’s NaNoWriMo time! That’s right, yesterday marked the start of National Novel Writing Month 2015. Every year, intrepid novelists, short story writers, fanficcers, bloggers, and penmonkeys of all types attempt to write 50,000 words in 30 days. This always results in a few meltdowns, lots and lots of caffeine, and completed and incompleted novels of … More Guess what time it is?