Wednesday, 11 March 2015
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
I finished A Darker Shade of Magic, which was just as awesome as I'd hoped it would be!
I read The Copper Promise and The Iron Ghost by Jen Williams, which were both fantastic! I'd definitely recommend this series to fans of fun and entertaining epic fantasy.
And I read I Heart Robot by Suzanne van Rooyen. I really enjoyed it!
What I'm writing
I finished the first editing pass of the Alliance series and reduced myself to a total mess again. ;_;
Then I got CP notes on Nemesis (Alliance, #2), so I started working on those!
My writing goal this week: Finish this editing pass on Nemesis.
What works for me
Keeping idea notebooks. And plotting notebooks. And notebooks for pretty much everything. I have one notebook I've been using to organise my vague ideas for planning future novels. I write down things like genres I want to write someday (even if I don't have any concrete ideas), types of characters I could write about, possible plotlines, magic and worldbuilding ideas, and one list just titled "Awesome Stuff". If I think of an idea, it's a given that I'll forget about it five minutes later due to my terrible short term memory, so this notebook is my attempt to keep my ideas safe!
What else is new
Well, as of today, Adamant is available to purchase on all online retailers! ^_^ I'm SO excited that my first self-published book is now out there in the virtual world! (And as an actual physical book-shaped object, too.) I'm also eternally disappointed that hover boots aren't a thing. :P