Here we are, halfway through January 2010 and I’ve barely made a dent working my way through the last few steps of novel revisions. There are many reasons for this, but excuses aside, I’m feeling frustrated and disappointed with the whole thing at this point.
So rather than whine about it, I’m doing something about it. A few days ago I noticed that today was empty on the family calendar. ((it may in fact have been the only empty day in all of January)) I promptly fixed this my writing in “Jay writing day”. I expected to get some push-back on this, but I didn’t get any. ((At least once I promised it wouldn’t affect our weekly ritual of watching an episode of the Muppet Show after dinner as a family))
So it’s time to put up or shut up. The seven hundred other things that need my attention are all on hold while I try to plow through as much of this as possible today. I’m hoping to move that progress meter all the way to the end, and get as far as I can on a “last” proofread.
I’ll be updating the progress bar on the right sidebar ((non-mobile site)) and posting updates on twitter ((unless it becomes a distraction)), and I’ll do my best to post an update tonight on how far I made it.
Wish me luck!