Tag Archives: 2017

What am I working on?

Hello, faithful readers!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted an update on my various projects, so here it is!

After two straight weeks of chapter-by-chapter posts, Waiting | A Shift Series Novella (aka Shift Series 3.5) now lives on its own set of pages under the DRIFT tab here on the website.  Waiting has a special place in my heart–I hope it earned a special place in yours as well.

My latest novel-length project, Cloaked 2, is complete, and currently being reviewed by my primary beta readers.  (If you think you’re up to the task of Beta Reading a couple of novels for me, I’d welcome the feedback!  Shoot me a message on Twitter or Facebook!)  Now I just need to figure out what I’m actually going to call the thing!

Finally, I recently solidified my book-plans for the remainder of 2017 and 2018:

For the rest of 2017, I will be working on and finishing Cloaked 2.5 and Cloaked 3.  In 2018, I have grand plans for The Mythologicals Saga, including a re-write of Harbinger, and overhaul of Augury. All of that to get the series ready for the release of the third book, Corollary (finally!) in early 2019.  Also in 2018, I’d like to do an editing pass on the Shift Series books and re-release them with new covers.

So that’s the real rundown of what I’ve been up to.  The mid-year plan review was incredibly helpful. I’m feeling motivated and focused, ready to close out the year and keep up the momentum in 2018. The Mythologicals Saga re-work is something I’ve wanted to do for a while, so carving out the time to really do it feels pretty great.

Do any of you like to reflect and re-plan midway through the year?  What are some tools you use to plan your work/projects throughout the year, be they for home, career, hobbies, etc?

 

Life and stuff

Hello faithful readers!

I took a break from the blog (and, truthfully, a lot of things) for the last couple of weeks. Those of you who’ve followed me for any length of time, and have seen my posts regarding women in literature can likely figure out why.

But, that’s not the only reason for my hiatus. I’ve also been working hard on a re-work to the end of my latest manuscript, spending time with my family, and making my social media/blog plan for 2017. So, you know, it wasn’t all depression, fear, and anger! I managed to bend all of that into productivity! 🙂

newsletter_iconThe fun news is that all of that productivity and planning led me to a decision: I’m going to launch a monthly newsletter in 2017!  It will likely provide a recap with links to the month’s blog posts, but also give updates on my projects–and maybe offer some exclusive content, giveaways, etc.  I’ll post more about that later, with a link to sign up, so keep an eye out for future posts!

Finally, for those of you in The States, I hope you have a happy, “healthy”, safe Thanksgiving!  And for those of you who will be shopping on Black Friday (as I will be!) be kind to your fellow shoppers. The world could use more good deeds and smiles right about now.