I figured it would be a splendid idea to do posts at the end of each month going forward as a bit of a retrospective on the events of the previous four weeks and what I aim to achieve coming forward.
It’s also a great opportunity for me to weigh up how much I failed to get done so hopefully will be an excuse to keep on at stuff to make my end-of-month reviews far more interesting.
Colonisation – my novel Colonisation is so close to completion it’s really quite frightening, with just a chapter left to edit, and ending to tweak and set up for Book 2 (ooo!) and a name change to implement with my trusty friend, Find and Replace. As I’ve been a bit busy with my day job, I’m pushing the release back a couple of days to give me more time to make this book all I want it to be, and perfect for you!
Yes, I’m avoiding a release on April 1st for… obvious reasons
Short stories – I did initially plan to write a short story every month and release it but it’s gone completely to pot, time-wise. Colonisation has eaten up so much of my writing time, but I have produced two short stories that will form part of my Rememories collection this summer. I’ve plans for the third and will be writing that, in addition to finishing Quigley Hubb 2, as requested by more than one eager fan!
Reading – as well as my writing on other projects has been eaten up by my novel release, so has the time I have been able to devote to reading; however, I’m picking up momentum again and I’m looking forward to getting back into some great stories! I’ll keep my reading list updated for you of course!
Overall plans – I’m going to take a well-earned break once Colonisation is out and in the wild. I’ve a few projects, namely a CreateSpace print version, marketing and the aforementioned short stories to chew on, but I will be taking a break for a couple of months before embarking on my next big project. Got a few blog ideas that pertain to the realm of sci-fi to write also that will be fun, differing things to do.
I look forward to bringing you some new content very soon! If you’ve any comments on what I’ve put out so far, please by all means get in contact using the comment forms on each post, or head on to my contact page!