quote:Welcome to this week's Novel Support Group (NSG). 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
As for me.
Last Week's Goals:
FIRE AND EARTH (formerly known as SEVEN STARS): Continue promoting. Some. Still feeling my way.
BLOOD WILL TELL: Contnue serialization on wattpad to try to create more interest. Yes.
THE BARD'S GIFT: Send out three queries. Yes.
MAGE STORM: Rest. Wait for feedback. Easy one.
MAGIC AND POWER: Rest before starting second draft. Another easy one.
BLOOD IS THICKER: Revise Chapters 24 through 27. Yes.
I usually post my word count on facebook, since that is where I see most of my friends nowadays. But, since I'm glad to see the group I started still going (makes me feel I've had at least one good idea), I'll add my stats here:
Currently, I have 208,204 words (900 manuscript pages, before chapter-spacing format is calculated), and am at the battle just before the climactic battle. My goal is to end this monstrosity before the end of the month.
I think Meredith is the busiest Hatracker still active on here.
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Wrote new words in my WIP every day in the last week. I have to write at least 1/2 hour every day. Haven't missed a day (and that 1/2 hour usually stretches itself into an hour or two). I'm about 50,000 words into it. According to my outline, I'm a little aver halfway there.
I found a characterization for an important supporting character that I really like. She was just a talking plot point before (and she was a he), but I figured out who she is and made her female, which has open up a rich vein of interaction with my MC. So, happy to get that important piece of the story locked down.
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