maybe a bit dramatic … and it won’t exactly be the last time, but why quibble over semantics?
the third Hobbit movie coming out in theaters in less than a week, it feels
like the Battle of the Five
Armies has already begun with the onslaught of posters, trailers,
and #OneLastTime attempting to take the world by storm.
to say, it’s stuck in my head. Score one for the marketing team!
I’m buried beneath a pile of sticky notes, outlines, and character sheets as I
furiously work on book two of the Songkeeper Chronicles. If you haven’t read Orphan’s
Song yet, you certainly will want to read it before book two
here in book two, our beloved characters deal with bigger stakes, tackle bigger
opponents, encounter a bigger world, and brave even bigger dangers than before.
short, it’s bigger.
means that I as the author am dealing with bigger stakes, tackling bigger
opponents, encountering a bigger world, and braving even bigger dangers than
I have off from work at my day job over the weekend and through Monday, so
glutton for punishment dedicated writer that I am, I have
issued myself a challenge.
tonight promptly at 6:00 PM and concluding before 6:00 AM Tuesday:
there I said it … now I have
to follow through. Or die trying. (Maybe not that part.)
an edit as you go type of writer. If I’m not happy with what I write it’s super
hard for me to keep going. But I’ve managed to crank out 50,000 words in 13
days before, so obviously
this is the next logical step in my writerly progression.
any case, I’m looking forward to my writing weekend and wanted to invite all
you writers out there to join me in my epic quest.
your own goal if you wish—after all you know your writing pace best. Choose to
write for part of the time, most of the time, or all of the time. Come hang out
on my Facebook page where I’ll be posting (hopefully excited) updates and
writing inspiration throughout the weekend.
join me, fellow warriors of the pen, and “write with me … one last time.”