Eleven Days for Volume 1

So, it’s been incredibly hard to get myself writing. . . As in, I didn’t get much of anything done last month at all– between the depression and feelings of hopelessness (I’m all right now, I’ve had a chance to get my head sorted out. . . I’ll be all right) but in this, I understand that I haven’t really been keeping my end of the bargain here– I haven’t finished Volume 1 as I wanted to!

This isn’t cool and it isn’t acceptable. So, I decided what I’m going to do this month is lay out my plan and do daily updates on it until I get the first volume cleaned up and published. For the sake of completeness, I’ve included my handy daily goal wheel which will get updated as I add to the goals.

The daily goal right now has been to get volume 3 finished up but that hasn’t happened! I’m going to keep working on it, but in the meantime, I’ve set up a rough plan to fix the volume up and give it a cohesive self-contained story that people will enjoy and be aroused by– naturally.

So, I’m going to get started first thing tomorrow and I’ll post an update this time tomorrow night along with the updated graph might have fallen off track, but dammit, I know I’m better than this. I’m also hoping someone will learn something through this, so let’s find out!

Oh, and I also plotted out a pilot for a serial. . . You can expect to hear more about that this week, too.

So, here’s the graphic. Shaded areas show completion:

 

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2 comments

  1. Libertatem

    Hey, glad to see you still posting. I hadn’t seen any updates in awhile and was getting worried. Depression can be very hard to fight off keep away. I recently stumbled upon a website called nanowrimo.org (short for National Novel Writing Month) What they do there is set aside every November for just writing. If you submit more than 50,000 words by the end of the month you can win various writer-like prizes.

    My reader comments were declining on H-F, so I’m taking the opportunity to hammer an outline and fantasy story-world for something that’s not complete crap :P. They have a multitude of writing forums as well, including fantasy and erotica. I’d definitely recommend checking it out. This will be my first year participating (assuming I can get ready in time). Hope this helps.

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