I have been neglecting my writerly duties! Ok, not really, I’ve been spending more of my energy on my website BA with organising events, giveaways, interviews, reviews, other people, outside yet connected projects, and it has taken up most of my online/computer time. With pacing I only give myself a certain amount of time on the computer so I don’t burn out (ie; lose spoons) and start talking like a drugged up mofo.
I started taking review requests awhile ago and now the queue has gotten so long that I’ve not only put a hold on accepting more, but I think expecting to be able to write around those is unrealistic for me. I’ve never really been very good at reading other books and writing my own stories. They don’t co-exist nicely for me and I think expecting to make a fair dint in that queue by sometime in November is reasonable so writing should be more of a focus by then. Again. I find that interesting because the current novel I’m working on was started last November during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and it will amuse me if I finish it this November. A whole year for my draft! I think that’s ok, especially if I can make sure I don’t take another whole year to edit the bloody thing. Another possibly unrealistic goal perhaps? Hmm… I think it will be all right. Continue reading