Wednesday, July 1, 2015

#IWSG for July: Perserverance

Once again, it's time for my monthly IWSG post. I swear each month goes by faster and faster as I get older. Wonder why that is?

The theme for this month's Insecure Writer's Support Group is PERSEVERANCE.


I've now been in Ecuador for 18 months - where does the time go? I love living here, so much to see and do. But that hasn't been good for my writing time. I've started and NOT finished, two novels ("Almost a Touch" in the Klondike Mystery series and "Rules of Engagement" in the Lia Rules series) and one short story ("Tuesday Terrible Tales" in the 7 of Seven middle school series).

I have to persevere or none of these will get finished. We just completed our third move since moving here. I will be tackling all three of the above this month and next. I truly hope to at least get the short story and Lia Rules book done and published in September (or earlier). Keep your fingers crossed for me!

6 comments:

  1. Dale Bradley MorrisJuly 1, 2015 at 9:49 AM

    Fingers and paws crossed and a prayer for tranquility as well. I haven't learned to balance yet, not sure if I ever will. We just have to keep trying. (I think it's that darn OCD)

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  2. Wow, that's a lot going on. Finishing stuff is hard for me too. I've just now for the first time tried to plan out a novel's ending before I write it. I hate plotting, but any kind of brainstorming and rough planning I've found is really helpful.

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  3. It's always partially challenging to persevere when things are in flux (like when moving)! Sending you good luck!!

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  4. Whooboy. Three moves? That's pretty tough. Good job persevering! I know I'd be pulling my hair out.

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  5. Thanks to all for the comments. The move it done and we FINALLY got Internet two days ago. Now trying to get caught up to date on things.

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