Monday, 4 October 2010

Where Did That Week Go?

I can't believe it's a week since I posted about writing 1K a day - and then I made no progress for the rest of that week! I wrote a short story, though. It seems I can't do both at once, at least not when I'm at the first draft stage of the novel; I can only invent one set of characters and their situation at a time. This is a continual dilemma as I long to keep going with the novel but I also enjoy, and learn so much from, writing shorties and getting feedback from my wonderful online critique group. Anyway, I'm back on the novel today, and this will definitely be a 5K week. I'm off up north this morning to spend time with my family till Friday afternoon, so I may not be around much on the interwebs, but I'll read and comment on all your blogs whenever I get the chance. Have a good week, y'all!

14 comments:

Lane said...

Have a good week QQ. Hope you hit that 5K (and I'm sure you will).

Carol said...

Have a lovely time up North and good luck with the writing :-)

C x

Sue Guiney said...

The best of the week to you, too. And don't forget to send me you address so I can send you your free copy of A Clash of Innocents. My email is
sue at guineyuk dot com
Have a good one!

Jenny Beattie said...

I quite often seem to jinx myself like that. I have to be careful what I say out loud. But writing a shortie isn't exactly jinxing yourself is it?

Have a fab time with family. JJx

Pat said...

Have a good trip. Hope the parents are well and the weather is kind. Love to the lakes.

Debs said...

Sometimes there's just not time to fit everything in.

Hope you have a fabulous time this week and good luck with the writing.

HelenMHunt said...

I think you are amazingly productive x

SpiralSkies said...
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SpiralSkies said...

I'm the same: Two writing projects at once really jangle my Brian - I can just about cope with the different characters & settings but two different genres or 'feels' sends me into meltdown.

You do wonderfully well. Have a fabby week, you deserve it.

Queenie said...

Awwww, thanks everyone! I'm having lots of fun so far and the word count is rising too :-) I couldn't ask for more.

Karen said...

Monday seems to be my short story writing day, and I have to completely switch off from the novel to get it done!

Hope you've had a lovely week :o)

Helen said...

I jinx myself like that often! x

KarenG said...

Which is why I try to do NaNoWriMo but dont' register! I know I do better if I don't announce it LOL. Good luck with the writing, 1K words a day is a LOT. I know I can't do that many unless I'm rewriting.

Talli Roland said...

Have a great week Queenie! I'm sure you'll reach your target soon!