What have I been working on?

  1. Filling in my Food Calendar with the National Food Days for a non-fiction project.
  2. Filled in remaining blank spots in Knitting Stories list.
  3. Turned Knitting Story titles into A-Z list.

What’s in Edits right now?

Same stuff as always, but I’m not in an editing mood right now.

Publication Research:

Picked out 5 publishers to write proposals for 4 different non-fiction projects.

Anything submitted?

Nope. Getting all that together. Haven’t heard from anyone either.

Anything Else to Share?

Obviously didn’t touch the Bobbin Lace workbook or the March Patreon. I need to make one more MTAOFC recipe for research purposes.

Plans for the Week:

  1. Finish filling in Food Calendar
  2. Make final MTAOFC recipe
  3. Make files and create docs for all submission packets.

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What have I been working on?

Finishing up the February Patreon story, which you all have access to now.

What’s in Edits right now?

Nothing worked on.

Publication Research:

Still wading through my publisher excel spreadsheet picking out the appropriate places for proposals and short story submissions.

Anything submitted?

Not this week.

Anything Else to Share?

No really.

Plans for the Week:

  1. Keep looking through the publisher excel.
  2. Flesh out idea for March patreon
  3. Refresh memory on Bobbin Lace Workbook To Do’s

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What have I been working on?

  1. Finished edit 5 of WK2T

What’s in Edits right now?

  1. “Can We Pause for a Minute?” (But nothing done.)
  2. “In Memory Of” (still need to character outfit description)

Publication Research:

Rechecked submission guidelines for several publishers.

Anything submitted?

Submitted Will Knit to Travel to Polis Books, Turner Books, Bellevue Literary Press, Black & White Publishing, and put the submission packet together for Tor/Forge to be mailed on Tuesday.

Anything Else to Share?

It’s too cold! And wet! I swear I’m part reptile. When the temperature drops, I don’t want to do anything!

Plans for the Week:

  1. Mail Tor/Forge packet on Tuesday.
  2. Recheck my publisher excel for proposal guidelines for February To Do’s.
  3. Finish Feb Patreon story. Almost done!

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Date: Jan 13-19, 2019
What have I been working on?
  1. Researching different publishers.
  2. Writing on Feb Patreon story; added 410 words to it.
  3. WK2T edits
What’s in Edits right now?
  1. WK2T: corrections for stuff discovered while writing book 2 (Currently half way through re-read.)
  2. “In Memory Of:” reading through and updating clothing descriptions
Publication Research: Picked 5 publishers to send WK2T to once edits are finished:

  1. Black & White Publishing
  2. Tor/Forge (they’ve been on my list to submit to for awhile)
  3. Bellevue Literary Press
  4. Polis Books
  5. Turner Publishing

I need to start crafting cover letters and synopsis of varying lengths.  

Anything submitted? Not yet, but I’m working on it.
Anything Else to Share? Not at the moment.
Plans for the Week:
  1. Crafting the needed cover letters and synopsis requirements.
  2. Keep writing on Feb Patreon
  3. Finish latest edit round on WK2T

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Date: Jan 6-12, 2019

What have I been working on?

Wrote a short piece called “In Memory Of” (1566 words). This piece won’t be a Patreon story, because I want to start a pile of work for submission purposes.

What’s in Edits right now?

Haven’t gotten back in the editing chair yet. Planned edits:

  1. WK2T fixes due to KOTB novella
  2. CWP4AM edits that I never finished (or started).
  3. I’m shelving “Obsession” at the moment because I don’t want to relive that story anymore.

Publication Research:

See Plans for the Week

Anything submitted?

Nope!

Anything Else to Share?

Finally feeling better. Got some writing done this week on “In Memory Of.” Getting inspired to write other short stories aside from Patreon ones.

Plans for the Week:

  1. Pick 5 places to submit to and read their submission guidelines.
  2. Add to February Patreon story (currently in progress)
  3. Work on WK2T edits.

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Date: Dec 30, 2018-Jan 5, 2019

What have I been working on?

Nothing. Still recovering from being sick.

What’s in Edits right now?

Nothing.

Publication Research:

None.

Anything submitted?

Nope.

Anything Else to Share?

Not a great start to the year, especially since one of my monthly goals is to complete 5 submissions. Being sick sucks!

Plans for the Week:

I did get an idea for a short story. Jotted down some notes. Once I feel better I’ll begin fleshing it out.

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Date: Dec 23-29, 2018

What have I been working on?

  1. Started writing January Patreon story (already available) 1770 words.

What’s in Edits right now?

Not editing anything ATM.

Publication Research:

No publication research ATM.

Anything submitted?

Nope.

Anything Else to Share?

(1/13/19) Massive apologies for being late with these updates. I was sick, then my husband was sick.

Plans for the Week:

Rest and recover from being sick.

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Date: Dec 16-22, 2018
What have I been working on?
  1. Adding more publishers and lit mag/journals to my excel spreadsheet.
  2. Wrote a little bit on “Baking Competition” Round 2
What’s in Edits right now?
  1. CWP4AM edit 1
  2. Obsession edit 4
  3. WK2T edit 5? (Found some errors while writing novella #2)
Publication Research: Added 20 publishers to excel.
Anything submitted? Nope.
Anything Else to Share? My latest article for Carie Harling’s PaperPlanning magazine was published. http://paperplanning.com/article/planning-is-personal-people/
Plans for the Week:
  1. January Patreon story
  2. “Baking Competition” Round 2

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Date: Dec 9-15, 2018
What have I been working on? Researching publishers and lit journals.
What’s in Edits right now?
  1. CWP4AM edit 1
  2. Obsession edit 4
  3. WK2T edit 5? (Found some errors while writing novella #2)
Publication Research: Added 16 publishers/lit journals to my Excel spreadsheet. Several of which may be suitable for my novella series!!!
Anything submitted? Nope.
Anything Else to Share? No writing this week. Been trying to get through my backlog of Authors Publish links for submission openings and publisher information.
Plans for the Week:
  1. Start writing Round 2 in “Baking Competition”
  2. Add 14 more publishers/lit journals to my excel spreadsheet
  3. Flesh out Patreon story ideas

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What have I been working on? NOTHING!

What’s in Edits right now? NOTHING!

Publication Research: NOTHING!

Anything submitted? NOTHING!

Anything Else to Share? So yeah I took a break this week from doing anything writing related. It felt great! But I know it also means I lost a week of work.

Plans for the Week: 1. Start writing Round 2 in “Baking Competition” 2. Begin adding 30 publishers/lit journals to my excel spreadsheet. 3. Brainstorm ideas for the January Patreon story.

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