Slowly sliding towards the end of September, into spring and hayfever season, and the start of Preptober …
Technically, I’ve been prepping all year for NANO and October is usually about the time I start to panic that I haven’t done enough, and end up completely reworking all the prep. Trying not to let that happen this year… will let you know how that goes. LOL
Well, Auckland managed to drop to level 3 restrictions this week, which is pretty much the same as Level 4, but with fastfood and cafe coffee. We still can’t cross the border out of Auckland and no one can come in… although the guys with $100k and a trunk load of KFC certainly tried
Level 3 does mean we still can’t get down to our bach, so my writing getaway is still on hold. The child is still doing online schooling. One more week and then he’s on school holidays for two weeks. Fingers crossed we can actually get away, otherwise, it’s going to be a very long fortnight.
Writing didn’t happen again. My Muse appears to have taken up residence on an island in the sun, sipping margaritas.5
Reading hasn’t happened either. I’m currently waiting for my new reading glasses to arrive, (They were ready the day we went into lockdown.) Hoping that will make reading small print easier. I haven’t managed to make my arms grow the extra two feet currently needed.
Writing: DG&OWIS – First Draft – 50,688 words
Drafting: Zombie Outline – currently up to the Inciting Event.
Reading: Rae of Hope – Book 1, Chronicles of Kerrigan – WJ May.
Courses: The Creative Writing Project, by Steve Alcorn.
Blogs: Archetypical Stories – KM Weiland.
Football and Romance – Peyton Storm has a Novel – Hardpressed and a short Story – Home Bye Christmas.