Thursday, August 23, 2012

So... when I said I'd be writing...

Just a quick update to show I'm not dead.

So... no writing happened. Not even editing, despite the fact that I now have two parts of Doorways back.

Why? Because the flu I thought I'd beaten just isn't letting go.

When I left work on Thurday, my headache started. Now it's Thursday again and guess what? It's still here. At least it's not as painful as it had been, but it's so annoying.

Still... there's this countdown timer at the top of my blog that says I have a week left to finish. Probably won't now because I wasted a week without editing. But damned if I just slack off now. One CP has 1 part left to the finish. Another has two. I'm going to try at least send out the next parts before the deadline.

Knowing that three out of four CPs read all the way through will make me happy enough. So I guess I better get cracking.

Anyone else editing? How's it going? And your writing?

15 comments:

Sarah said...

A week-long headache? Ugh. I hope it goes away soon!

I have a tight deadline, too, one that I'll make as long as I stay focused.

Happy editing!

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

So set a new target and keep at it! And hope your headache finally goes away.

Em-Musing said...

I might slack off from blogging for awhile, maybe just two days a week. I'm diving into editing, and need to shift gears. Hope your headache gets better

shelly said...

Mine is being proofread before it goes to formatting. And I'm drafting a new one via Camp NaNo.

As for your flu, have you been checked for mono?

Hugs and chocolate,
Shelly

Cherie Reich said...

Aww! I hope you get over the flu, or whatever it is, soon!

I've been editing. A lot. But for clients and not my own work (well, since Pull of Gravity came out).

Joshua said...

Writing isn't happening in this part of the world. Too much stress. Feel better!

Chris Fries said...

Hope you get over your flu!

And if you find your current deadline too aggressive, just sit down and have a talk with the taskmaster who issued that arbitrary schedule in the first place. If you try hard, you might be able to get them to see reason.

;^)

Goo luck editing!

loverofwords said...

Take a break and just write something silly, provocative, dark or. . .just for your eyes. Just to lessen the pressure. The countdown thing would put me over the edge.

Madeline Jane said...

That sounds awful! Hope you get better soon. And go you for pushing through it and keeping your goals in mind. :)

Angie said...

It's hard when you don't feel well. Hope you're back on your feet soon. Just do your best and don't beat yourself up!

Carol Kilgore said...

You'll get it done. I'm writing in tiny, short spurts. Mostly still guest blogging :)

M Pax said...

Get better, Misha! Does this mean I'm getting more Doorways soon? Yay.

Leigh says she's more than 1/2 way with editing Hetty. :-O

Started writing Backworlds #3 and Hetty #2. I'm sort of dragging my feet still. I need a beating. :D

The Golden Eagle said...

I hope you're completely better soon!

Clarissa Draper said...

I writing right now and not really editing but I find editing hard. I couldn't imagine doing it with a headache. Hope you feel better soon.

anthony stemke said...

Editing can be exhilarating, it means you are in the home-stretch so to speak and soon the product will be complete.
Re-set your timer and re-commit. And of course, get well very soon.