Post your Progress Thread

Discussion in 'Writing' started by PaxNoctis, Apr 6, 2004.

  1. kmtolan

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    Ah, the joys of promotion. Work on my current fantasy project (51k into first draft - yay!) has to pause as there's "Apollo Con" this weekend in Houston. Don't know what panels I'm on yet, but I do have a table to show off my previous books and a nifty new hard shell suitcase to carry my books in (last one finally disintegrated). This will be the second to last convention for me this year, culminating in "Wizard World" in my home town of Austin - run by the Comic-Con bunch.

    Kerry
     
  2. Triceratops

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    Agent just sent notification that we have an R & R from interested publisher. This house in not one of the big six, but has all the resources in place for a shot at the book stores and a good advance. So, I'm rushing over the manuscript trying to do some last-minute cleaning and proofing.

    chris

    ETA: Just did two interviews in a row, for separate books. Now back to the proofing.
     
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  3. kennychaffin

    kennychaffin Man of Ways and Means

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    Excellent!

    I completed the first edit of an essay I'm working on. Waiting to hear on several things.

    One of the three poems (above) "House Keeping" was accepted at Red River Review - will be in the August issue.
     
  4. PeteMC

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    Congrats on the acceptances folks!

    I must get off my butt and send something out again soon...
     
  5. kennychaffin

    kennychaffin Man of Ways and Means

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    Ran through a couple of edits on my current essay 'Butterflies' ... will review again today and begin the marketing process....unfortunately most of the markets I'm aiming at with this one require queries first. :( Will get that moving today as well.

    Got a potential story idea from the "fears" thread.. http://www.sffworld.com/forums/showthread.php?p=688250#post688250 ..will try to flesh that one out today a bit as well.
     
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    My latest werewolf thriller is supposed to debut today so now I'll have to go hunt it down. Already found an interview about it.

    chris
     
  7. kennychaffin

    kennychaffin Man of Ways and Means

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    Excellent! Congrats!
     
  8. Carlyle Clark

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    Sent my Crime Thriller off to the editor for Content Editing, and now I can finally work on my fantasy series, until I get the manuscript back from th editor for Copyediting that is. Still, I actually like revising and it will be exciting to put the finishing touches on it and send it out to the world.

    Now back to the grind!
     
  9. kennychaffin

    kennychaffin Man of Ways and Means

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    Shipped my essay off. Have been unable to get going on something else yet, but will shortly.
     
  10. Sarunus

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    A little stalled on WIP side of things. I'm working more trying to actually improve my writing with a few shorts and such from my WIP. They work great for character development.

    On the other hand, I'm about to be published again in the nonfiction realm. :D
     
  11. N. E. White

    N. E. White tmso Staff Member

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    Wow - everyone. Lots of collective progress. Good job! :)

    I wish I could say the same. I'm posting here because I'm avoiding the edits I should be doing on my WiP. I am getting some of it done. But not much. I'm thinking I'll let it rest some more and move on to another story I have outlined.
     
  12. Awesomov

    Awesomov Man in the High Castle

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    I wrote half a page this entire week...
     
  13. Sterling13

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    I know its been forever since I've logged in here, and I'm not sure if any of the guys (and gals) I used to do flash contests with are still around. But if you are, I really want to give a you all a huge 'thank you'. I know how immensely my writing improved just trying to keep pace with you guys... and finally, an expanded version of an old flash contest winner of mine has made it into the SFWA qualifying ranks.

    So that's my progress :). You can check it out on Daily Science Fiction if you're interested... but I really did just want to say thanks.
     
  14. zachariah

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    Congratulations! We're still around, lurking...
     
  15. N. E. White

    N. E. White tmso Staff Member

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    Huge CONGRATS, Sterling13! :)
     
  16. kennychaffin

    kennychaffin Man of Ways and Means

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    Found my werewolf thriller on Amazon, as well as my prequel short. So I'm doing heavy promo at the moment to get some rank and numbers. No new writing yet, but I'm hankering for it.

    chris
     
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    kennychaffin Man of Ways and Means

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    Go baby, Go!
    :D
     
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    N. E. White tmso Staff Member

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    Oh, dear. I am in tears. Someone publicly said, and I quote:

    "And yeah — isn’t she great? Awesome writer, and a great piece."

    They said that about me and something I wrote. (sniff) Really?

    I'm gonna print it and frame it. I better save the webpage, too, just in case they come to their senses and delete it. Because, we all know, once I self-publish my book, a sentiment like that will be a looooong time coming. Regardless, the statement makes editing my WiP for the gazillionth time seem worth it. :eek:
     
  20. Triceratops

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    That's very nice and you probably deserve every bit of it. Good for you!

    I just finished a blog post on my Guerrilla Warfare For Writers, which was a long time coming. Wrote three Textbroker articles--got one accepted and I need revision on the next one. Wrote to my publisher and agent--long letters. Then I edited my Paranormal all the way to the end--95 pages. Now it can get the treatment for an Amazon debut, as soon as the formatter is finished with it.

    Cheers to all,

    chris