April 12, 2012 @ 2:24 PM
Well, here it is week four and I'm still alive and kicking. Of course, there are still more challenges than there are successes but that's to be expected I guess. The small successes feel so huge, though. Today I received word that my first blog on Project Eve is a featured blog for this week. Not sure what that means exactly but the editors of the site liked it I guess. Anyway, it warmed my heart.
I don't know where the time goes when I'm writing. I don't think I'm a slow writer but I certainly get caught up in my own world and the temporal world flies by. I so want the next third of my life to be devoted to writing in all the forms I enjoy. I want to branch out...
April 5, 2012 @ 12:00 AM
It's been around 3 weeks since I started this website upgrade and this blog. It's been a lot of work but some surprises and fun mixed in there, too.
I notice that the real work so far is in the design of the website and in marketing or learning the market for my freelance skills. I must spend more time doing that than anything else. Drafting queries and making pitches for stories is the marketing piece and takes up a lot of time. I've done more of that than writing lately.
Here's to the next quarter - hearing from queries already sent and writing articles and stories. I set a goal of writing three short fiction stories for contests in addition to the non-fiction article writing ...