Good Morning! Here is the Monday Morning Blog!
Dystopian fiction is a genre of books which are speculative in nature and tend to focus on social and political structures. Their authors look into the future and say ‘what if’ the world turned out this way and write their story.
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I am finally stepping back into the writing house. It has been a crazy five and a half months with our transition at my day job. I see there are many things waiting to be worked on in here. Hopefully I will have some time to market The Hard Way and edit The Bully’s Way, the two main projects in the house.
Here is some inspiration from Ray Bradbury for this week.
It is a true statement. I was getting really bummed out that my day job was taking so much time away from my writing. Looking back on it though, I was still writing a blog post for every Monday Morning, I just wasn’t getting time work on my book projects. I need to get better at focusing on what is getting done in my writing life. The rest of it will fall into place.
When we are battling through the bushes to get back to the path we want to be on, it is hard to stay positive. I look at all of the things I did get done over the weekend for work, I was able to finish a big project so our department can leave it behind in the last fiscal year. I am feeling pretty good about being able to cross it off of the list of things to do. Now, to reallocate that time back to my personal goals. Writing being the main one.
Good luck to everyone on their goals this week. What things are you trying to get done in your life that seems to be taking longer than they should?
Lots of writing happening this week. At the end of Sunday, my Nano word count is at 48,808. I should reach the 50,000 mark tomorrow. The manuscript will still have a little ways to go after that, but the Nano goal will be reached. I’ll continue to write the story until the draft is complete.
The story itself is coming together and I’m in the process of killing off my first character ever. I’ve been struggling with it a bit. It has been an emotional journey for me to do.
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