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    Writing Recap for 2022

    by I’ll say it again: overall, 2022 was a good year, but you’d never know it by looking at my blog. Flipflopping on the Edna Mode quote, I’m going to spend this post looking back. I’m not going to hit every category I track things under, just the high points, I think. And I’m not going to reference last year’s goals. They were mostly unrealistic based on how the academics worked out. I’ve scaled things back a bit for 2023. Total word count: 155,072. Almost 2/3 of this falls under the heading of non-fiction, and most of that working on the Memory Project. To refresh, that’s a sort of personal…

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    Monthly Writing Report – October 2022

    by Right, the monthly writing report. The one I haven’t done in three months, and that one was late. Still, since I claim to be getting back on track, I should put something here, shouldn’t I? Let’s streamline it, though. In October, I managed a whole 3 blog posts, 2 journal entries, and about a thousand words of fiction. On top of that, there was some academic writing for a couple of courses and I managed to start podcasting again after a gap longer than the Weekly Writing Report had been running. I was able to announce two story sales, and I’m not saying I’ve got something I’m not allowed…

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    The Plan

    by Or part of it, anyway. Because there is one. It’s reasonably detailed, too. The question that remains is how close I’ll stick to it. Well, and how much the universe and regular life events will interfere with me trying to stick to it. At a high level, the writing plan is relatively straight forward and consists of a target number of Flash pieces, Short Stories, Novels (just one of those), Poems, Journal entries, and Blog posts. There will still be a focus on editing this year, but I’m more caught up than I was when I started that focus, um, before COVID maybe? It’s been a while.  But I…