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Meredith
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quote:
Welcome to this week's Novel Support Group. Anyone can join. If you're new, tell us a bit about who you are and what project you are working on. Feel free to update the NSG Work in Progress thread with your current projects. Although we can report on any number of things, here is a list of suggestions (suggestions welcomed).


What were your goals last week and did you accomplish them?
Describe what you worked on.
Set goals for next week.
Did you learn something during this week?

Here is a list of things that you can do each week as we work on our novels (suggestions welcomed).


Writing on a novel
Characterization
World Building
Relevant research

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As for me.

Last Week's Goals:

MAGE STORM: Think about submitting this to a small publisher.
Still considering my options with this one. [Smile]

MAGIC AND POWER: Send out three more queries.
Yes. [Smile]

THE SHAMAN'S CURSE: Do some promotion to try to keep this going well.
A little bit, but I need to do more.

DREAMER'S ROSE: Pause, for now.
Easy one. [Smile]

THE IGNORED PROPHECY: At least half-way through the third draft.
Oh, yeah. Almost three-quarters, actually. [Smile]

WEIRD OZ: Let the new ideas ferment a bit.
Ongoing. [Smile]

OTHER:
Update my blog twice a week.
Yes. [Smile]

Next Week's Goals:

MAGE STORM:
Think about submitting this to a small publisher. But I may want to rewrite it with a slightly older protagonist first. I won't have an opening to do that for a couple of months.

MAGIC AND POWER:
Send out three more queries. Prepare pitch for WriteOnCon.

THE SHAMAN'S CURSE:
Do some promotion to try to keep this going well.

DREAMER'S ROSE:
Pause, for now.

THE IGNORED PROPHECY:
Finish the third draft. Start going back to consider scenes marked for possible deletion.

WEIRD OZ:
Let the new ideas ferment a bit.

OTHER:
Update my blog twice a week.

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Owasm
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Last Week
Finish Warstone edits - Complete!
Created a select group of agents and two publishers to send queries to. Complete!
Created character sketches for romance novel - Complete!
Illustrated new cover for a poor selling book - Complete!

This Week:
New titles for a redo of the poor selling series
Edit those same books to add in a bit of magic
Create query letter for Warstones and send out e-queries

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