Monday, September 10, 2012

September #writemotivation update part duex

Ok. Just a brief note for September updates. This month is going well. I'm making progress. Just finished a Word Race with several of my #writemotivation friends. It was 3 days (I think!) where we just tracked our writing counts (for those who count words). It was fun, but I didn't write as much as I planned. I did get about 1K written on Saturday when I did a #wordwar for an hour with some other twitter folks. For those who don't know, Word Race, Word War, and Word Sprints (#wordsprints) are all the same, except for duration and hashtag. :D Basically, they are just a way to challenge yourself (much like #writemotivation). You write, you tweet the totals, everybody cheers. :D

Update time!

  1. Write 15K more on HJ I've written over 4K so far (will be more by the end of Sunday)
  2. Blog once a week Yup! Doing well. I've actually done more than two a week, so that's all good.
  3. Try and squeeze in some fun reading in there (non-beta/crit stuff). Not sure how that will pan out though! Last week I read "The Sin Collector" by Jessica Fortunato. It was a fun story and I plan on reading the second. It's a quick read, so it's great for a busy person.
  4. Read slush pile for Niteblade (a little behind on this one)Went through about 5+ stories in the slush last week, so I'm making progress.
  5. Cheer on my #writemotivation peeps! Always! :D

How is your month going so far?

Random pic of a bug and my very dead yard

'Till next time. :D

8 comments:

  1. Katydid!

    So glad to see you've made progress! YAY! Congrats. The Word Race was pretty decent for me, until I hit the weekend! :)

    Maybe we can do this again, during the week...

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    1. You wrote words, that's progress. :D Yes, it helps to have something like that. I need to do more word sprints too.

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  2. Wow, nice work on the 4k. You can easily get that 15k done this month.
    Slushpile reading must be fun, or is it tedious?

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    1. Thanks! :D I hope to. We'll see. I should get close either way.

      It's actually pretty interesting, but some of the stories are not up to par, so those aren't as fun to read.

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  3. You're doing so awesome on your goals. Rock on! And I'd say especially #5. Thanks for being so encouraging!

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    1. Awww...you're a sweetie. :D Thanks. :D

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  4. i totally forgot to post anything about the word race. such a slacker. i was a late joiner anyway. i limped over the finish line on that one. you are wailing on those goals! rock on!

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