March is upon us already! How did you do with your goals for February? I did pretty well.
- Sew 4 quilt squares (Done)
- Order Proof Copy of Savior, Like a Shepherd (Done)
- Edits #2 and #3 of novella (Decided to wait)
- Read 2 books on writing (Done and reviewed both: #1 and #2)
- Prep everything for Release Tour and Facebook Party (Done)
- Do any research needed for All the Way (Done)
- Finish rough draft of He Hideth My Soul (Done)
My goals for March are pretty simple, but most of them will take a while.
- Finish sewing quilt squares
- Finish quilted skirt?
- Promo books
- Edit #2 and #3 of All the Way
- Read 2 Writing books
- Outline He Leadeth Me
- Finish Blog Posts for Indie e-conference
- Keep up with reviewing the books I read
- Edit #1/Type-up of He Hideth My Soul
How did your goals go last month? Do you have any for this month?
This review is going to be different from my normal reviews because it’s a product review rather than a book review, but here goes.
A couple of weeks ago, I purchased this lovely WriteMind Planner as designed and sold by Perry Elisabeth Design. Isn’t the cover lovely?
Now, I’ve read a couple of other reviews of the planner (here and here), but I wanted to write my own because I use mine differently, so here’s a little sampling into my outlining and planning. If you look closely, you could probably even get a sneak peek into book #3 in the Orphans of the West series. Continue reading
I’m really excited to invite K.M. Weiland to my blog today. I have a review of her book, Outlining Your Novel, as well as an interview.
I got this book for a birthday or Christmas present last year and finally got around to reading it. Now I wish I had read it sooner. It helped me tremendously. As I read the book, I did the checklist at the end of each chapter for the novella I planned to write in November. Originally, I thought it would take me the whole month to write the book, but because of the steps I took using the tips in this book, I wrote all 23,183 words in just 17 days.
K.M. Weiland definitely has a way of putting things that is helpful, clear, and witty. The way she wrote these tips using both good and bad examples from her own experience was exactly what I needed. Continue reading