Welp, it’s been a while.
What? Oh come on, like you’ve never just completely abandoned an endeavor for a while. Anyways, I haven’t exactly been dormant. Part of the reason I haven’t posted anything is because I’m a cheapass and don’t want to pay for internet – thank the deities for hotspots and unlimited data, though, because now connecting to the net ought not be such a nuisance.
In writing news…
I’ve made quite a bit of progress on Book One. Not as much as I’d hoped by February, but definitely more than I’ve done in a while. I’m going to reach out to some of my beta readers soon and let them peruse some of the changes I made for feedback, but overall, I’m much happier with the direction the opening of the novel is. I’m hoping not to lose too much of what I love about the novel, wanting to get rid of some of the noobish roleplaying stereotypes I’ve noticed in it and make it more novel-esque. A big part of it is I merely wanted to make it easier to for readers to meet the characters, without it seeming so forced. I want little, mundane moments to show through the fantasy aspect of it all.
I’ve also been brainstorming a lot on the mini series project I mentioned on Christmas. My best friend (“Soulmate” as I call her) has been helping me spitball ideas, and she really has helped me stop overthinking it. The point of it is to be fun and indulgent, while sticking with the idea I wanted to play with.
The outlining of it is taking a bit longer than I had hoped, but I don’t want to rush into it and then fall on my ass. That’s what happened with Got Brainz, the zombie apocalypse mini-series I’d done over four years ago. I got excited about it, so did some readers, and then I completely lost speed, having hit a climax way too soon. I guess, technically, GotBrainz does work as is, in a finished sort of way.
Anyways, that’s it for today. I won’t make promises on when to expect the first episode of the Gal Pal, but I plan on working on it tomorrow during my lunch break.
Have a good one, geeks. See you in Neverland.