Daily Log: 2018-08-31
End of the month. So how’d I do for August?
Pfft, I’m not going to put out my numbers for August. Let’s just say the’rea little over 5k and leave it at that.
I did manage to get a thousand words today. Still working on getting my butt in the chair for a longer period of time, or at least more often.
I used to be able to sit for 15 minutes, crank out words, and go do something else, come back, write for another 10-15 minutes. I’m working on that as right now I get up for a few minutes and lose track of time. I sit, write for a little bit, get distracted, and…
Well, let’s just say I’m getting back into the habit. As I said, I won’t shy away from saying where I’m lacking. I’ll own up to it.
Tomorrow is the first of the month. I’ll start posting actual daily word counts. I had a couple good days this week. Time to start really running up the numbers. I need to get this book done, and I’d like to finish another before NaNaWriMo (which shouldn’t be too difficult). Then I want to write a complete book (not just 50,000 words) during the month of November. If I can do that, I’ll be in great shape going into the New Year with a couple more books under my belt for releasing a book a month.
Speaking of that, the date for Jack Kane 2 (which I just signed the contract for) won’t be out until February. There was a scheduling conflict and we got pushed back. That means the schedule I posted a while back will change. This is why I want to have a backlog 🙂
What that means is you’ll be getting GRPC2 and ASH1 before JK2 comes out. After JK2, I’ll be dropping ASH2. That will complete all the books I have currently written (or nearly complete). I’ll be writing V&A Shipping 3 next, followed by GRPC3, and ASH3. Obviously, I’ll be doing the 4th books after that, and with those 12 books done, I will have done all the set up needed to write the Military Sci-Fi Trilogy. Those 15 books will be one entire story arc.
I’m excited to be writing again and can’t wait to start dropping books. My Favorite Daughter will be finishing this semester of school in the next couple of weeks. We’ve already started rough drafts of the book covers. As soon as I have V&A Shipping book 1’s cover in my hands, I’ll be dropping the re-released version, putting it on sale, and see what happens. I’m not expecting a big bump since it’s already been out there for a while. In fact, I don’t expect much of a bump with V&A2, or GRPC1 either. It’s when I drop GRPC2 that I’m hoping the needle moves a bit.
Tomorrow I’ll discuss a little bit about my goals for the coming year. They’re modest but hopeful. 🙂 Right now, it’s time for bed.
Until Next Time!