Weeknotes - S02E32 - Exciting Times!

Summary:

Lots of exciting stuff going on and deadlines to meet, but also plenty to time to work on projects.

 

Monday:

I went to a fun No Grammar Required session and did lots of interesting freewriting.

I also got an email from an independent publisher with lots of very positive feedback on Artisan, asking to see the whole manuscript, which is very exciting.

 

Tuesday:

I got a second reasonably positive rejection from a magazine, so I sent them a third story for their consideration.

I also went through the feedback on Artisan from the independent publisher, and made some notes on what I need to do in the next edit.

I finished off with a review.

 

Wednesday:

I went to meet Hannah in a cafe after work and launched into the new Artisan edit. I completed the first chapter and t went better than I had expected. It was fun to revisit the story, and not too taxing deciding where to implement the publisher’s feedback.

Then I went through the shortest of the stories I wrote on retreat last week and tweaked it to as perfect as I could make it, ready for submission.

Next was the middle-length story from last week, which received ten critiques on Scribophile. So I went through them all one by one, considering the comments and making changes to the story accordingly.

 

Friday:

I gave the middle-length story a final read-through and declared it ready for submission.

 

Saturday:

I started reading an article Dave sent me and made some notes for a possible blog post about it.

 

Sunday:

I finished reading the article and writing notes on it.

 

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