Friday, 21 May 2010

Bit Pete Tong

This week didn't go according to plan, because I got two lurgies at once (good organisational skills, great time management!) and had to take to my bed for the best part of two whole days. Most unusual for me. Then of course I had a backlog of work, when I still wasn't really fit, so the writing had to go by the board. Apart from the 1000 words I managed on Monday morning, before I succumbed, and the short story I drafted last night. Not much output for a working week - but then again, not bad in the circumstances.

Also not bad in the circumstances is the contract I won this morning (hurrah!) and the other piece of work a long-standing and much-loved client has asked me to do, which isn't in the bag yet, but there's nobody else in the frame so it should go ahead unless they change their minds or develop budget difficulties or something (has been known to happen, but rare). As a self-employed person, it's always good to have a few months of job security ahead, even if it does mean less time for writing.

I've got a busy weekend ahead with friends and family, but will be back on my 1000 words a day next week, and will keep you up to date with my progress.


KarenG said...

I don't know about you but to me that sounds like an incredibly productive week!! I feel like such a slacker.

Debs said...

Congratulations for winning the contract and I hope you have a great weekend.

HelenMHunt said...

Hope you're feeling much better now x

JJ Beattie said...

Yup that sounds like a most productive week. While we've been mostly confined to barracks I've been doing diddly squat work! Couldn't concentrate is my excuse and I'm sticking to it.

SpiralSkies said...

As a self-employed lady-person, I think you are most clever to have 2 lurgies at once. Multi-tasking, innit?

Glad you're on the mend. Good luck with the 1,000 a day. You're a marvel.