I'm kinda tired and bleh today so let's do this quick...
I only wrote 6373 words this past week, but that's because I finished the first draft of Djinn3. In retrospect, I know I rushed the end. (Because that's kinda my thing.) I'll fix it and make it nice in edits.
After taking a whole day... okay part of a day... off I opened one of my old manuscripts and started reading, figuring out how to edit this to make it work. (What can I say, it was the middle of the night.) I think I can do it. So, I promised that I would join in on my friend, JB Lynn's 100 day challenge. Which means I'm committed to having this sucker ready to query by mid-September.
In other news, I bought and put together a bathroom medicine cabinet. It's awesome.
I also updated the header for this blog. (Look up there ^.) It's the 'reading area' in my office slash library. The title is over my new thrift store find - a $15 chair that I just love.
Anything up in your world this past week? Leave a comment.
LOVE the new header and the medicine cabinet is great!ReplyDelete
So glad you've joined the challenge…reminds me I need to blog about that today… I can't wait to see what you accomplish!
I'm hoping this is the kick in the pants I need to get this manuscript finished. I'll hold you to wanting to see what I accomplish, ya know. Cuz eventually some else is gonna have to read this besides me. ;o)
I love the new header. It is perfect for your blog =)ReplyDelete
I have been very busy getting things ready for my trip on Tuesday. It is one thing for the whole family to go on a vacation, and quite another for ME to go on a vacation by myself. Although my husband is capable, I still need to make sure he has things like food and toilet paper in the house. Because, let's be honest here, I do a large majority of the cooking, cleaning, and shopping for the household. I had a realization yesterday about the washing machine--he's never used it. Oh, I know he knows how to use one, but I've yet to see it in action. Guess we'll see how he does when I come home ;)
I think your Hubs will do fine. You may come home to find he hasn't washed clothes or run the dishwasher, but then again, he'll probably eat out a lot (or with family). ;o)
Lol the really sad thing is, he has enough clothes to last the full two weeks without doing any laundry. I think he'll make an effort to clean up right before I get home, though. He's pretty thoughtful and he knows I like to keep the house clean.Delete
Yes, he will probably go out to eat with his mother a lot. His dad is on a business trip this week, so they're both going to be alone.
I love the new look! Hey, 6300 words is still a good chunk. And finishing a first draft is even better!ReplyDelete
I'm still working on my nonfiction. Seems I can only concentrate on one project at a time. :-)
Wishing you great success with your 100 day challenge!
Thanks, Deb! I think one project at a time is a good idea. I've tried working on two (writing one and editing another) at the same time, and I don't think either one really got the attention it deserved. Thanks for the wishes, too. We'll see how it goes.Delete
Love the new header, thrilled you finished Djinn 3, glad you're looking at an older but goody to revise.ReplyDelete
I figured out something about my WIP that my editor will like. I did hit 50% mark with it. And I cleared off my DVR/cable box so I can turn it in tomorrow and get a new one because this one has decided two of my go-to channels are "currently unavailable" despite the fact I can watch them on any other "boxed" TV in the house.
Thanks, thanks and thanks, Silver! It's a pretty juicy suspense (juicy, not spicy).Delete
Yay for figuring stuff out! And yay for getting to halfway. Silly cable box. I hope the new one gets you the channels you need. =o)
New this week for my is a quilting table. I started sewing in spring last year and discovered a passion for it. I like piecing the quilt but quilting it was a nightmare trying to keep the weight from pulling my stitches. The retired neighbour of my sister said he'd make me one and its lovely. I just have to keep polishing the wood to make it really smooth & shiny, so the quilting is easier. I only got it home yesterday so I haven't had a chance to play but looking forward to it. I love you photo - it goes beautifully with the blog title.ReplyDelete
Yay for your quilting table, Fran! It sounds amazing. =o)Delete
Fabulous new looks to the place, B.E. - and I can't believe that chair was a thrift store find (it matches the other chair perfectly in structure). And I'm late - but didn't have the computer on yesterday!ReplyDelete
YAY for finishing Djinn 3 - you did it (and ahead of your deadline). Way to go!! And good luck with the next challenge - I know you'll have no problems getting it done (and is it one you've teased us with before???).
Thanks, Janet! Yep, that one and the pink one - both thrift - and the table was my grandmother's.Delete
You can be late any time, btw.
Yep. I'm hitting Nanotechnology (aka Bloodflow) again. I will WILL get it done this time.