May 2018 writing retrospective and goals for June

Hey, it’s the end of the month! It’s time to to take stock. May retrospective I gave myself just one goal for this month: to finish the story beats outline for “Esthree Postbuild and the Agency of Dragons and Stars and Things”. I’ve got an OmniOutliner document with a matrix of my main characters and…

April 2018 writing retrospective and goals for May

I just realised that this is the final week of April! Time to take stock… April retrospective I set myself two goals last month: April Goal #1: Sci-Fi London 48-Hour Flash Fiction Challenge This is a hard fail, for reasons I already shared. I’m gutted, but there’s always next year. And if you know of…

March 2018 writing retrospective and goals for April

It’s the last day of March, so let’s take stock of where I’m at! March retrospective Hiatus Ah… yeah, right. Not a whole lot got done in March. But I don’t think I regret it. I came back feeling stronger, better-prepared, and creatively wealthier. Let’s just not make a habit of dropping out, okay? New…

I’m back from hiatus, and trying to work it all out

Four weeks ago, I put the blog on hiatus while I figured some shit out. Rather than spend the next four weeks finding ways to rephrase “I haven’t worked on the story because I’m still finding time to think”, I’m gonna sign off and see you on 25th March. Well, it’s 25th March — and…

February 2018 writing goals

Whoa… so, I was just sitting on the sofa after a day at my day-job, and I flicked on YouTube, and I saw Kathryn DeSinaasappelen’s February Monthly Goals video, and I was all like…

2017 retrospective, 2018 resolutions, and January goals

It’s the last day of 2017, and I’m sitting here reflecting on the year while I wait for a pot of coffee to brew. It’s easy for me to focus on the worst days. It’s natural, and we all do it. We’re all bad-news junkies. The important thing is to figure out how to change…

Preptober 2017: Day 29/31

The outline I started last week is going great, but I could really use another week to plug the gaps before November!