Working Wednedsay #2

Okay… this Working Wednesday post was supposed to be a weekly event. If you follow my blog faithfully (yeah right) you know I haven’t done one of these posts since March 30. Shame on me. I do have an excuse for one week though, but not  the others. My power supply went out last week, and I totally had planned on doing a Working Wednesday post. Honestly! My new one came in on Saturday, so I should have progress right? tee hee. We’ll see. Let’s start with my goal from the last Working Wednesday oh so long ago.

  • Edit Alley Cat
    • Finish the current scene I started so long ago. Done
  • Finish I Loved You First Done
    • Complete last chapter of Act II
    • Fill in the gaps in Act III
    • Quick Spell Check before I send it to my daughter to beta read. If you don’t mind reading a first draft, let me know. I’m willing to send a few copies out. :) Just keep in mind, I wouldn’t send a first draft out for critiquing, so it’d be rather unpolished. For a blurb of I Loved You First, check it here.
  • Maintaining 100+ words a day over at Word Count Union This is where I’ve not been so good. According to my spreadsheet, I stopped writing April 7, 2011. Yikes! Almost two weeks. I’ve totally got to get back on the ball with this, starting today.
    • This can be accomplished either by working on I Loved You First or Trinity’s Awakening

So what have I been doing in the meantime? I have no freakin’ clue. The only thing I know with certainty is I’ve read six (6) books. Not bad when you consider my average is one book a week. I’m one book ahead for my 60 book goal for this year. I also edited a chapter and a half of Chasing Shadows.

Okay. I was a slacker. Time to start new goals.

  • Edit Chasing Shadows
     

    • One scene a day
      • Chasing Shadows includes 57 scenes.
      • Plus I have a handful of scenes I need to write.
      • This is a two month project… likely two and a half month project.
      • Currently progress 5/57 scenes
  • Maintaining 100+ words a day over at Word Count Union
    • This will be accomplished either by working on Trinity’s Awakening
      • Current word count: 21,717
  • Clean up blog and update links
    • I’ve been thinking about this making money through blog thing. One way I could increase my profit is by updating the links. For instance, I read one book a week. That’s 52 advertisements a year. This year, my goal is to hit 60 books. As long as I’m putting forth the effort to write reviews and even link to a buy page, I should at least put my affiliation down. So that’s what I’m going to do.
      • Update the buy links for books I’ve reviewed
      • Last I checked I had between 60-70 reviews. My goal is to do 10 a week until it’s all good.
      • I also do some mailbox posts. Not a project for this week, but something think about in the future.
      • Do a Showcase Sunday featuring books and include buy links. I might even open that up for a little advertising. We’ll see.
    • My categories and tags aren’t always consistent. Hopefully I can make some improvements so the site will be easier to navigate.
  • 2011 Reading Challenge ~ basically just stay on top of this. My progress:

2011 Reading Challenge

2011 Reading Challenge
Reena has read 18 books toward her goal of 60 books.
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So that’s that. We’ll know by next Wednesday if I’ve put too much on my plate.

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