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Writer Recharge 2015: Update #3

It's that time again where I get to update on my writer goals for this month. I can't believe there is barely a week left in February! Here's how this week went.

My #WriterRecharge Goals WRITE/REVISEComplete revision of Follow the MoonI have no finished this revision yet and it's driving me crazy. This is my main priority this week. I put the latest revision on my Nook and we'll see how this goes! I feel like I'm SO CLOSE! Work on finding the "voice" for Prairie DustI found it! I found it! I read through different scenes that I wrote and there it was! I even doubled my word count. Write a critique letter for next revision projectI also have this on my Nook so I'm going to do this. We'll see how this goes. Complete revision on short storyI sent the second half to my critique group and got their comments back. In the past five years, their comments had never touched me quite like these. I've been struggling so much so maybe that has something …

Writer Recharge 2015: Update #2

Over halfway through February already! That means my birthday has passed and I'm starting fresh, in some ways. The day after my birthday is always the weirdest day of the year for me. It's like my whole body and mind crashes with the question "Where do I go from here?"and my stomach responds with going into knots. Then, I take a deep breath, and jump back into the world with more determination than before.Today is that day. First, let's look at last week. 

My #WriterRecharge Goals
WRITE/REVISEStill working on my revision for Follow the Moon. I'm pretty happy with how it's turning out since I'm touching a chapter that I haven't in a while. Maybe that's saying something?I didn't get to work on anything else! I have to change that this week. READ/REREADI'm a little behind on The Artist's Way, but going to catch up over the past few days. I really like doing my morning pages, but the busy weekend got in the way.I read Sisters by Raina Te…

Writer Recharge 2015: Update #1

It's hard to believe we're already into the second week of Writer Recharge. I'm pretty happy with how things are going so far, but know there is more to do!
My #WriterRecharge Goals WRITE/REVISEComplete revision of Follow the Moon <--- halfway throughREAD/REREADWork on Course Weeks 2-5 in The Artist's Way <--- Onto Week 3STRETCH Hiking! The local SCBWI chapter is doing them every other week, so I want to also hike on the weeks in between.  <--- Went on the weekly hike at Lake Poway. It was so pretty!SELF I completed the PopSugar Plank Challenge today so I decided to work on my push-ups next by doing them in steps.  <----- Working on it! Still on step 1. Find a walking challenge that works.  <---- I walked five times last week.CONNECTSince this is Parks and Recreation's last season, I have something for Galentine's Day this year for my best gal friends. <--- Printed and working on getting them sent out this week!FUNIt's my birthday month so I…

Writer Recharge 2015

It’s February, which means it’s time for Writer Recharge (and my birthday)!  Once again hosted by Alison Miller,Liz ParkerElodie Nowodazkij,Sara Biren, and Katy Upperman, Writer Recharge is your chance for a four-week jump start in the middle of a cold, dreary winter. Set goals for yourself, check in once a week, and connect with other recharging writers. How Writer Recharge Works First week of February: Post your goals for the month on your blog, website, or Twitter. Use the hashtag #WriterRecharge. Link your blog post on Sara’s blog.Every Monday in February: Update your progress via your blog or twitter. Link your blog posts on our Monday posts.Throughout the month: Use the hashtag to connect with other writers, have writing parties, and cheer one another on!Friday, February 27: Post your final update via your blog or twitter.Anyone who uses the hashtag or links their blog posts will be entered to win a fabulous prize package at the end of the month.This year, they’ve come up with a…