Wednesday, 11 June 2014

What's Up Wednesday


It's time for What's Up Wednesday, a weekly meme run by Erin L Funk and Jaime Morrow. Here's what I've been up to this past week!

What I'm reading

Um...not much (see below!)


What I'm writing

Again, see below...

What else I've been up to

For the third time in six weeks, I found myself knocked out by a ghastly flu bug. (Note to self: return immune system for refund). So I resigned myself to a week of struggling out of bed, opening my laptop to do work-related things and answer emails before dwindling into typing gobbledegook. Only it turned out to be a tiny bit more serious than flu. After no improvement for a few days, I ended up in A&E. My first trip to the emergency room gave me some traumatic material for future novels, at least...and it turns out that I apparently had some kind of unidentifiable viral infection. On the plus side, nothing serious. On the minus side, nothing to do but wait for it to go away and keep taking pain meds. Ugh. So, no laptop, no writing, and pretty much everything else was out of the question!

But I've recovered enough to return to blogging, though I'm still struggling to get back into my WIP. I've really missed writing! And reading. *cries*

(Universe, when I asked for a distraction from waiting for feedback on my MS, this was not what I had in mind...)

What inspires me

The possibility of a light at the end of this tunnel? Also, there has to be a book idea in this mess somewhere...

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  1. Sorry you've been sick! The ER is never fun.
    Unidentifiable viral infection? You're all set to write an episode of House.

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    1. Lol, I know there's a story in there somewhere!

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  2. I'm sorry to hear you've been so sick. You should be careful what you wish for. :) I hope you have a much better week this week!

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    1. Yep, I've learned my lesson now! :P

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  3. I'm glad you're hopeful! I hope you gully recover soon!

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  4. Yuck to being sick! I hope you're feeling better soon and there are many books in your future :)

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  5. Oh no!! I'm so sorry you've been so sick! You have to be really, REALLY careful when asking the Universe for favors. I've made that mistake before and ended up with a few broken bones...but on the plus side...no finals. Hah! ;)

    Hope you get feeling better. *sends tea and scones* *and lots of movies* :)

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    1. Yep, the universe is tricky. Broken bones? Yikes! :S Thank you! :D

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  6. Whoa, that sounds intense. I should get you in to beta the part of my story where the leading lady's dragged into quarantine! ;D But seriously, that sucks, I hope you get much better soon.

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    1. I'm still open for beta reading! :) Me too, but I think I'm over the worst of it, thankfully!

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  7. Ugh. So sorry you've been sick, Emma! :-( Hope things look up for you quick so you can get back to writing. Hugs!

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    1. Thank you! :) I'm slowly recovering!

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  8. Eeep! Sorry you're sick (AGAIN) and hope you get well soon. Glad you're at least on the road to recovery. I hate hospitals so yeah, definitely a lot of scary material there.

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    1. Same here, but luckily I wasn't in there long. Thanks! :)

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  9. Oh, that's terrible about the viral infection and third bout of sickness. I guess the only plus side is that at least you know the reason for it. I hope it clears up soon so you can get on with all the things you want and need to do!

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    1. Yep, I'm glad I at least know the reason! Me, too! :)

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  10. Ah, being sick sucks so bad. I'm sorry you've had to deal with this and I hope you feel better soon!

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  11. Oh no! Thats terrible! I'm glad to hear it wasn't anything too serious, but I really hope you feel better soon and that you can bet back to writing. Definitely not the best kind of distraction. :(

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  12. Bummer! I hope you continue to feel better. It's no fun being sick!

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  13. Yikes! Sorry to hear you're sick! Hope you start feeling better and can get back to writing real soon! And I hope you hear some good news back about your MS :)

    Katie at The Fiction Diaries and The Pop Cultist

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  14. Feel better soon! A&E is never fun. Rest up and recover ^_^

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  15. I'm sorry you've been sick! I think it's worse this time of year. Take your time to relax and recover!

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  16. Ugh, that sucks! Definitely channel that into something. ^_^
    So glad you're on the mend.

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