The problem with joining a workshop that takes place on the other side of the Atlantic is they’re a few hours behind me so much of the day may be spent twiddling one’s thumbs. One of the best things about joining a workshop that takes place on the other side of the Atlantic is that I’ll usually be ahead on the deadlines.
I submitted my first assignment for the fantasy thriller writing workshop early evening on Sunday. My email was acknowledged before we went to bed. The deadline was midnight Sunday night, so I was several hours in front. But much of Monday was spent checking to see if my first lecture was up or not.
Because I’m doing a study along, i.e. not in person, I also have to wait until one of the lecturers has the lecture notes from the lecturer leading the in person class. I expected, therefore, to see my first lecture well into Monday evening, and possibly Tuesday morning.
I’ll keep checking, though, just to see if the next assignment has been set. I think there are likely to be three assignments, each one with an ever shortening lead time until the final assignment has to be turned around in a day.
While I waited, I had plenty to do. And I started by applying the screen revisions to Diary of a Pussycat. I LOST 187 words, but at least it’s now gone off for publishing.
That took quite a lot longer than I thought it would (I must be out of practice) and, as it turned out, it was the only thing I managed yesterday. It’s not bad, though. After all, I published another book.
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