June wrap-up

My writing As far as the plan for the month went, I didn’t get around to writing as much as I wanted of my own stuff. Yes, there are a few ticks below, but there are many, many more crosses. Project Management for Writers – finish writing as many chapters as I can (< 9,000 words) ❎ Project Management for Writers – get the poet’s input on as many chapters as I can ❎ Night Crawler – publish 29 individual […]

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May wrap-up

Wednesday Writing Prompts will be here on Thursday this week. Here’s how the month of May went: My writing Project Management for Writers – finish writing book 1 of 5 (18,000 words) ✖️ write 9,500 words for The Beast Within ✖️ step away from the self-published books ✔️ revise Project Management for Writers: Gate 1 ✖️ publish Project Management for Writers: Gate 1 ✖️ Client work finish editing non-fiction book for Yorkshire client ✔️ edit website content for Hong Kong client ✔️ […]

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April wrap-up

At the start of April, I rebooted my plan for the month and monthly wrap-up posts. I didn’t have a plan for March, and so I stated with my plan for April. Here’s how April went: My writing Camp NaNoWriMo – write 30,000 words ✖️ Project Management for Writers – finish writing book 1 of 5 ✖️ Publish Project Management for Writers: Gate 1 ✖️ Project Management for Writers – start writing book 2 of 5 ✖️ The Beast Within – […]

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February round-up

January wasn’t a great start, and that continued into February. This is mostly because much of the time was spent editing other people’s work while the rest of the time was spent eating birthday cake. The month began with a contribution to a friend’s article on writing plus the return of a lovely job to a lovely new client. I did a quick catch-up with some book reviews and a couple of short stories. And then I sat down to […]

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January round-up

January has not been a great start to 2017 for me, work-wise. I’ve been lazy, unmotivated and easily distracted. I think the biggest problem was I didn’t set myself a total word-count target for the month and, as a result, I’ve written hardly anything. I have had one book each in from two clients, one to edit and one to proofread. I’ll be finishing both of these today and tomorrow, so January won’t have been a total washout. The other client […]

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