Updates and Various Administrivia (and ROW80)

I had a teacher in high school who used the word “administrivia” all the time. Makes me smile.

Anyway, a few non-WIPpet items for this Wednesday afternoon:

  • Update on the schedule thing: I forgot about mornings when I wake up feeling like a troll just caved in my skull with a mallet and my back is so stiff I can’t move. Oops. Well, I’m fine now and AJ’s working tonight, so today’s not a total loss. All it took was lying on my back, legs up like a dead bug (there’s a mental image for you) for a while to get my back moving and some Advil and caffeine for the head, and I’m good to go. *cue inspirational music*
  • Those plants I mentioned the other day are now outside in the garden. No hidden message about writing here, I just want you all to cross your fingers, toes, lungs, whatever that at least some of them survive. 🙂

One more thing: I think I’m going to join ROW80. Because, y’know, I had Camp NaNoWriMo last month, I have JuNoWriMo next month and then Camp in July and NaNo proper in November, but I need something to fill the gaps. *cough* I will always be a NaNo gal first and foremost, but I see no reason I can’t do both. It’s all about goals and accountability, right?

So I guess I needs to set me some goals to get through until June 20, hmm? Let’s see…

I don’t know when I’ll get back to editing Bound, so those goals will have to wait. As far as writing, I’m going to say 1,000 words a day on the vampire thing I posted from earlier today. I don’t expect it’ll be novel-length, so I could be done before the end of this round. We’ll see how she goes. Also, 3+ blog posts a week (not a problem so far)

Did I do that right?

If you think you might want to join in (set your own goals, report back on Wednesdays and Sundays), check it out here and sign up here.


About Kate Sparkes

Kate Sparkes was born in Hamilton, Ontario, but now resides in Newfoundland, where she tries not to talk too much about the dragons she sees in the fog. She lives with six cats, two dogs, and just the right amount of humans. USA Today bestselling author of the Bound Trilogy (mature YA Fantasy), Into Elurien, and Vines and Vices. Writing dark, decadent, and deadly Urban Fantasy as Tanith Frost. www.katesparkes.com www.tanithfrost.com View all posts by Kate Sparkes

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