I’m trying to decide what to do with
my newsletter. It’s abundantly clear that I don’t have time for
it on a weekly basis, and yet, I don’t really want to just send
them out willy-nilly, because I know I
don’t read half the newsletters I’m subscribed to, and I
really don’t expect others do either. What’s your favorite way to
keep up with authors? Newsletters? Blogs? FB? Twitter? Postcards
mailed out to announce the new releases? Do tell, fair readers…
The readers (all 2 of them – thank
you both!) have spoken…and Falling
in Public will be the next serial novel here. I’ll post
the first chapter this Friday, and if you’d like to subscribe to
only the serial story, there’s a new subscription link in
the sidebar. For now, the serial will be just one chapter per week on
Also, if you’re so inclined you can
head over to the Fantasy Ranch Novels blog on Tuesday for the first
chapter of The Minister’s Maid. That draft will also be
posted once weekly on Tuesdays.
India Drummond is doing a giveaway for
her new release in June – check out her post here on how to enter.
She’s an excellent writer, so if you like urban fantasy with
romantic elements, you won’t want to miss this!
And Carol Ward, my most excellent
editor has started both a new serial novel and a series called
Grappling with Grammar at Random Writings. I’d highly recommend you
check them both out!
This Week at…
…The Variety Pages
Wednesday: Writing Notes –
Where to Start?
Friday: Ch. 1 of Falling in
Tuesday: Ch. 1 of The
Thursday: Data Gathering
I did pretty well on my goals last
week. All of the writing tasks save the 3k words on my thriller short
were completed, including turning The Biker’s Wench over for
editing. I feel pretty good about the progress made on all my books
Business took a back seat again, but
that’s the way it goes sometimes. I’ll have to step that up this
week though. I do need to get a few things done. Last week I did well
to keep up with daily promo, and upload my books to the Xcite store.
As far as personal goals go, I was off
the hook for laundry as hubby worked from home and caught most of it
up. I got my three workouts in, and cleaned out the fridge/freezer,
but as far as shutting down work at midnight goes? Yeah, no. Same
with getting to bed at 1am. There’s just so much to do!
Though I did take more time for reading this week.
Goals for the Week
5 serial chapters (TMM is done)
5k on IYD (short)
Start revisions on HPC (which
needs a new title…)
Finish promo items
Finish samples for author services
Quit work at midnight, bed
by1:30am (I’m not giving up on this just yet…)
More clean-up in the backyard
Keep up with laundry
Update my Goodreads account
That’ll do for me, I think. What’s
going on with you?
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