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Meredith
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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: Wait out the latest request and a couple of recent queries. Then decide what to do next.
Still waiting. [Frown]

MAGIC AND POWER: Send out three more queries.
Yes. And got a full request. [Big Grin]

THE SHAMAN'S CURSE: Continue promotion efforts.
Yes. And this time it seems to be working. [Big Grin]

quote:
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,717 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

#79 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Sword & Sorcery
#87 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Sword & Sorcery
#88 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Coming of Age


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

THE IGNORED PROPHECY: Keep working through this first draft of the rewrite. This week I'll have one entirely new chapter to write so I'll set the goal at Chapter 45.
Not quite. I'm still in the middle of Chapter 44. [Frown]

WEIRD OZ: I've finally started to get some new ideas on how to fix this one. For now, just jot those ideas down as they come and let them percolate.
Fermenting. [Smile]

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

Next Week's Goals:

MAGE STORM:
Wait out the latest request and a couple of recent queries. Then decide what to do next. Try a small publisher, maybe. I've finished a lecture series by David Farland (Dave Wolverton) on writing for MG and YA. I may decide to make a change or two based on that.

MAGIC AND POWER:
Send out three more queries.

THE SHAMAN'S CURSE:
Come up with some new promotions to try.

DREAMER'S ROSE:
Pause, for now.

THE IGNORED PROPHECY:
Keep working through this first draft of the rewrite. I'll likely have another completely new chapter to write, but also a couple of short chapters so let's say through Chapter 50.

WEIRD OZ:
I've finally started to get some new ideas on how to fix this one. For now, just jot those ideas down as they come and let them percolate.

OTHER:
Update my blog twice a week.

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