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I think that perhaps Reqiuem isn’t fully formed enough in my mind to be written right now.  I have some great ideas for it, but the flesh of it isn’t there yet.

I hate to admit this, since I’ve spent a good amount of time flailing away at it.  But I think it needs to go back to the men in the basement for a while.

Instead, I think I shall return to edits of Thought and Memory, which needs some serious beating into shape.  And plotting out it’s companion book (and finding a better title for it).  And plotting the sequels to Shaede (which do have names – Daemon and Fae).

And a quick note to all of those who have been awesome and done beta reading for me – if I can return the favour at any stage, let me know?  I really appreciate your work so, so much.  I owe you guys a lot.  I have been bad with betaing stuff in the past, but I want to make an effort to improve on that.

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

azhure: (Default)

I think that perhaps Reqiuem isn’t fully formed enough in my mind to be written right now.  I have some great ideas for it, but the flesh of it isn’t there yet.

I hate to admit this, since I’ve spent a good amount of time flailing away at it.  But I think it needs to go back to the men in the basement for a while.

Instead, I think I shall return to edits of Thought and Memory, which needs some serious beating into shape.  And plotting out it’s companion book (and finding a better title for it).  And plotting the sequels to Shaede (which do have names – Daemon and Fae).

And a quick note to all of those who have been awesome and done beta reading for me – if I can return the favour at any stage, let me know?  I really appreciate your work so, so much.  I owe you guys a lot.  I have been bad with betaing stuff in the past, but I want to make an effort to improve on that.

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

Friday!

Jan. 30th, 2009 05:06 pm
azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2,270

Total words: 5,363

Goal: 100k

Writing:

Brain wasn’t really having much of it today.  But I got some decent words in anyway.  That’s where things get tough as a writer – you have to write whether you feel like it (or find the hole in the page) or not.

Real life:

Getting up early was slightly made of fail today.  I did get up slightly early, but not when I wanted to.  Fneh.

No real exercise today, either.  But I did have a totally awesome day, since a particular awesome person came and visited me.  I have been slightly bouncy ever since.

Total words for 2009: 20,850

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

Friday!

Jan. 30th, 2009 05:06 pm
azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2,270

Total words: 5,363

Goal: 100k

Writing:

Brain wasn’t really having much of it today.  But I got some decent words in anyway.  That’s where things get tough as a writer – you have to write whether you feel like it (or find the hole in the page) or not.

Real life:

Getting up early was slightly made of fail today.  I did get up slightly early, but not when I wanted to.  Fneh.

No real exercise today, either.  But I did have a totally awesome day, since a particular awesome person came and visited me.  I have been slightly bouncy ever since.

Total words for 2009: 20,850

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

Friday!

Jan. 30th, 2009 05:06 pm
azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2,270

Total words: 5,363

Goal: 100k

Writing:

Brain wasn’t really having much of it today.  But I got some decent words in anyway.  That’s where things get tough as a writer - you have to write whether you feel like it (or find the hole in the page) or not.

Real life:

Getting up early was slightly made of fail today.  I did get up slightly early, but not when I wanted to.  Fneh.

No real exercise today, either.  But I did have a totally awesome day, since a particular awesome person came and visited me.  I have been slightly bouncy ever since.

Total words for 2009: 20,850

[cross-posted from my website]

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 3,767

Total words: 3,134

Goal: 100k

Writing:

Yeah, that looks like going backwards, doesn’t it?  It’s not, really.  I was working earlier this morning, and realised that I needed to change something.  Went back to the beginning, and strated rewriting.  It’s a bad habit, but a useful one.  I edit as I write :)   Technically, I have more words done, but I’m going to count only the stuff that I’ve edited right now.

Yeah, it’s confusing.  But it makes sense to me.  I know what I’m doing.  Trust me.

And in case you can’t tell by the world count, it’s been a good day in the word mines.  I’m still finding my way into this new world, and the path has become much more vivid.

Real life:

Exercise: Walk this morning, which was slightly unpleasant due to it being very humid today.

Today’s visitors to the garden: doves, Australian magpies, pink and grey galahs and white cockatoos.  It’s been pretty quiet out there today, actually.  Especially when compared to yesterday, when there were at least ten birds in the garden at all times.

I also did grocery shopping, and took a break in the afternoon to mix up some pumpkin spice bread, which is still in the oven.

Remarkably productive day.  I wish they were all like this.  I didn’t fool around with too much caffeine today, and I actually got up earlier than usual.  Maybe the latter makes a difference.  I’ve been thinking of trying to change my routine up a bit and get up earlier, rather than wasting half the morning.  Maybe it’s time.

Total words for 2009: 18,580

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 3,767

Total words: 3,134

Goal: 100k

Writing:

Yeah, that looks like going backwards, doesn’t it?  It’s not, really.  I was working earlier this morning, and realised that I needed to change something.  Went back to the beginning, and strated rewriting.  It’s a bad habit, but a useful one.  I edit as I write :)   Technically, I have more words done, but I’m going to count only the stuff that I’ve edited right now.

Yeah, it’s confusing.  But it makes sense to me.  I know what I’m doing.  Trust me.

And in case you can’t tell by the world count, it’s been a good day in the word mines.  I’m still finding my way into this new world, and the path has become much more vivid.

Real life:

Exercise: Walk this morning, which was slightly unpleasant due to it being very humid today.

Today’s visitors to the garden: doves, Australian magpies, pink and grey galahs and white cockatoos.  It’s been pretty quiet out there today, actually.  Especially when compared to yesterday, when there were at least ten birds in the garden at all times.

I also did grocery shopping, and took a break in the afternoon to mix up some pumpkin spice bread, which is still in the oven.

Remarkably productive day.  I wish they were all like this.  I didn’t fool around with too much caffeine today, and I actually got up earlier than usual.  Maybe the latter makes a difference.  I’ve been thinking of trying to change my routine up a bit and get up earlier, rather than wasting half the morning.  Maybe it’s time.

Total words for 2009: 18,580

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 3,767

Total words: 3,134

Goal: 100k

Writing:

Yeah, that looks like going backwards, doesn’t it?  It’s not, really.  I was working earlier this morning, and realised that I needed to change something.  Went back to the beginning, and strated rewriting.  It’s a bad habit, but a useful one.  I edit as I write :)  Technically, I have more words done, but I’m going to count only the stuff that I’ve edited right now.

Yeah, it’s confusing.  But it makes sense to me.  I know what I’m doing.  Trust me.

And in case you can’t tell by the world count, it’s been a good day in the word mines.  I’m still finding my way into this new world, and the path has become much more vivid.

Real life:

Exercise: Walk this morning, which was slightly unpleasant due to it being very humid today.

Today’s visitors to the garden: doves, Australian magpies, pink and grey galahs and white cockatoos.  It’s been pretty quiet out there today, actually.  Especially when compared to yesterday, when there were at least ten birds in the garden at all times.

I also did grocery shopping, and took a break in the afternoon to mix up some pumpkin spice bread, which is still in the oven.

Remarkably productive day.  I wish they were all like this.  I didn’t fool around with too much caffeine today, and I actually got up earlier than usual.  Maybe the latter makes a difference.  I’ve been thinking of trying to change my routine up a bit and get up earlier, rather than wasting half the morning.  Maybe it’s time.

Total words for 2009: 18,580

[cross-posted from my website]
azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2058

Total words: 6045

Goal: 100k

Writing:

It got done, despite my distractability.  I’m kind of worded out right now.

Real life:

Grocery shopping, plus a walk this morning.

Total words for 2009: 8695

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2058

Total words: 6045

Goal: 100k

Writing:

It got done, despite my distractability.  I’m kind of worded out right now.

Real life:

Grocery shopping, plus a walk this morning.

Total words for 2009: 8695

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2058

Total words: 6045

Goal: 100k

Writing:

It got done, despite my distractability.  I’m kind of worded out right now.

Real life:

Grocery shopping, plus a walk this morning.

Total words for 2009: 8695

[cross-posted from my website]

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2117

Total words: 4637

Goal: 100k

Writing:

Not a bad day, writing wise.  Which is kind of surprising, since the world doesn’t seem to want me to concentrate right now.

First there was the ice cream truck ringing a gong over and over again.  I’m never going to complain about Greensleeves ever again.  And then the neighbours started in on what sounded like a maraca party.  Well, I think they’re just doing some weird garden maintenance, but I’m going to keep on imagining them with maracas.  Maybe with a pinata.  Yeah.

I did some more cleaning up of the synopsis of Shaede as well.  Just need to proof it one more time, and then I’ve procrastinated enough.  I don’t think I’ll be posting too many details about the submission process here.  If you’re on my livejournal friends list, I have a filter for the nitty gritty.  Though I may get brave and post here anyway. 

Real life:

Now that I appear to be over the miasma of infection and crap that’s been sticking around for something like three months, it’s time to get the human suit back into something resembling working order.  This means exercise and a decent diet (most of the time…heh).  I managed a nice walk today – the weather’s been nice the last few days, hovering around 30C.  It’s going to get hot again next week, so I’ll have to rethink what I’m going to do.

As things stand, I’m going to shoot for the absolute minimum of getting some kind of activity in every day, even if it’s just rebounding for five minutes.  And hopefully I can stave off any major infections and flares this year.

Total words for 2009: 6637

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2117

Total words: 4637

Goal: 100k

Writing:

Not a bad day, writing wise.  Which is kind of surprising, since the world doesn’t seem to want me to concentrate right now.

First there was the ice cream truck ringing a gong over and over again.  I’m never going to complain about Greensleeves ever again.  And then the neighbours started in on what sounded like a maraca party.  Well, I think they’re just doing some weird garden maintenance, but I’m going to keep on imagining them with maracas.  Maybe with a pinata.  Yeah.

I did some more cleaning up of the synopsis of Shaede as well.  Just need to proof it one more time, and then I’ve procrastinated enough.  I don’t think I’ll be posting too many details about the submission process here.  If you’re on my livejournal friends list, I have a filter for the nitty gritty.  Though I may get brave and post here anyway. 

Real life:

Now that I appear to be over the miasma of infection and crap that’s been sticking around for something like three months, it’s time to get the human suit back into something resembling working order.  This means exercise and a decent diet (most of the time…heh).  I managed a nice walk today – the weather’s been nice the last few days, hovering around 30C.  It’s going to get hot again next week, so I’ll have to rethink what I’m going to do.

As things stand, I’m going to shoot for the absolute minimum of getting some kind of activity in every day, even if it’s just rebounding for five minutes.  And hopefully I can stave off any major infections and flares this year.

Total words for 2009: 6637

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2117

Total words: 4637

Goal: 100k

Writing:

Not a bad day, writing wise.  Which is kind of surprising, since the world doesn’t seem to want me to concentrate right now.

First there was the ice cream truck ringing a gong over and over again.  I’m never going to complain about Greensleeves ever again.  And then the neighbours started in on what sounded like a maraca party.  Well, I think they’re just doing some weird garden maintenance, but I’m going to keep on imagining them with maracas.  Maybe with a pinata.  Yeah.

I did some more cleaning up of the synopsis of Shaede as well.  Just need to proof it one more time, and then I’ve procrastinated enough.  I don’t think I’ll be posting too many details about the submission process here.  If you’re on my livejournal friends list, I have a filter for the nitty gritty.  Though I may get brave and post here anyway. 

Real life:

Now that I appear to be over the miasma of infection and crap that’s been sticking around for something like three months, it’s time to get the human suit back into something resembling working order.  This means exercise and a decent diet (most of the time…heh).  I managed a nice walk today - the weather’s been nice the last few days, hovering around 30C.  It’s going to get hot again next week, so I’ll have to rethink what I’m going to do.

As things stand, I’m going to shoot for the absolute minimum of getting some kind of activity in every day, even if it’s just rebounding for five minutes.  And hopefully I can stave off any major infections and flares this year.

Total words for 2009: 6637

[cross-posted from my website]

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2520

Total words: 2520

Goal: 100k

Writing:

I’m still working on getting into this book, hence the lack of forward motion on the draft.  I ended up writing at least twice that today, but erased a lot of it.  I think I have the beginning now, so hopefully I can keep on moving forward.

I’m committed to writing a crappy first draft, it’s just finding my way into it that’s the problem.  I’ve been stuck in editing mode for ages, and it almost feels weird to have to switch over to being creative again.  It’ll get there. 

Real life:

I’m not as tired today, which is a bonus.  I was trying to do without relying on meds, and while I can, in theory, it means that I’m not productive at all.  Sigh.  Stupid human suit.  But I get there in the end.

Total words for 2009: 4520

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2520

Total words: 2520

Goal: 100k

Writing:

I’m still working on getting into this book, hence the lack of forward motion on the draft.  I ended up writing at least twice that today, but erased a lot of it.  I think I have the beginning now, so hopefully I can keep on moving forward.

I’m committed to writing a crappy first draft, it’s just finding my way into it that’s the problem.  I’ve been stuck in editing mode for ages, and it almost feels weird to have to switch over to being creative again.  It’ll get there. 

Real life:

I’m not as tired today, which is a bonus.  I was trying to do without relying on meds, and while I can, in theory, it means that I’m not productive at all.  Sigh.  Stupid human suit.  But I get there in the end.

Total words for 2009: 4520

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

azhure: (Labyrinth Sarah Jareth)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2520

Total words: 2520

Goal: 100k

Writing:

I’m still working on getting into this book, hence the lack of forward motion on the draft.  I ended up writing at least twice that today, but erased a lot of it.  I think I have the beginning now, so hopefully I can keep on moving forward.

I’m committed to writing a crappy first draft, it’s just finding my way into it that’s the problem.  I’ve been stuck in editing mode for ages, and it almost feels weird to have to switch over to being creative again.  It’ll get there. 

Real life:

I’m not as tired today, which is a bonus.  I was trying to do without relying on meds, and while I can, in theory, it means that I’m not productive at all.  Sigh.  Stupid human suit.  But I get there in the end.

Total words for 2009: 4520

[cross-posted from my website]

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2000

Total words: 2000

Goal: 100k

Writing:

I don’t think my brain managed to get out of bed today.  Very slow day, but I got to my goal (exactly!).  It’s something.

I’m going to aim for at least 2k each day, and hopefully more – I want to get this draft churned out as quickly as I can.  And then it will be back to editing something else for a while.  A plan.  I has it. 

Real life:

Cleaned the house.  Tried to stay awake.  My back decided to seize up yesterday and is still tender today.  Ouch.

Total words for 2009: 2000

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2000

Total words: 2000

Goal: 100k

Writing:

I don’t think my brain managed to get out of bed today.  Very slow day, but I got to my goal (exactly!).  It’s something.

I’m going to aim for at least 2k each day, and hopefully more – I want to get this draft churned out as quickly as I can.  And then it will be back to editing something else for a while.  A plan.  I has it. 

Real life:

Cleaned the house.  Tried to stay awake.  My back decided to seize up yesterday and is still tender today.  Ouch.

Total words for 2009: 2000

Mirrored from Stephanie Gunn.

azhure: (Default)

Today’s progress:

Project: Requiem draft one.

New words: 2000

Total words: 2000

Goal: 100k

Writing:

I don’t think my brain managed to get out of bed today.  Very slow day, but I got to my goal (exactly!).  It’s something.

I’m going to aim for at least 2k each day, and hopefully more - I want to get this draft churned out as quickly as I can.  And then it will be back to editing something else for a while.  A plan.  I has it. 

Real life:

Cleaned the house.  Tried to stay awake.  My back decided to seize up yesterday and is still tender today.  Ouch.

Total words for 2009: 2000

[cross-posted from my website]

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