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Monday, February 17, 2014

#WriterRecharge Update!



   Hello lovelies, 

   So, as many of you know, I took a little break from writing last week. My family suffered another loss and I couldn't really wrap my mind around any kind of work.
But now I am back. 

   I needed to get back to work, to get back to being busy. Now that my mind is functioning a little again.

   Today is February 17. I've had a good two weeks to work on my goals and here is my progress so far:

     1. I have reached 10K on one project and about 2K on the brand new one I started. It's good progress and if I keep up with the pace (before my little break) I can hit 25K by the end of the month. 

     2. On the publishing side of things, my cover reveal is this Wednesday, February 19th (que freak out). I am so beyond excited to share my book with everyone I can't even. After the reveal, I'm planning on sharing some teasers from the book before the final release. 
(You can add my book on goodreads if you'd like :) https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20427616-falling-by-design )

     3. Also on the publishing side of things, I've finally finalized my print and ebook formatting, which basically took me a a day to do. Each. My print copy is on its way to be proofed by me now and I can't wait to hold the finished product in my hands. 

Now for the goals for the coming week:

     1. Write at least 1K each day next week. This is not much, and I'm probably not going to hit my monthly goal, but it's progress.

     2. Promotion, promotion, promotion. I have posts to write and people to email and giveaways to set up. I'll be a busy bee that's for sure. 

     3. Film some videos. This goes under promotion, but it's such a big undertaking for me, I had to include it into a different category. 

   Well, that is all for me. How are you doing on your February goals? Let me know in the links below.   

   Much love, 

   Valia 

9 comments:

Kristi Rose said...

I'm sorry you had a loss. My thoughts are with you.
Looking forward to your cover reveal:-) Hope you have a great week, all things considered.

Colin Smith said...

Wow, Valia! Congratulations on the upcoming cover reveal and novel release. Given goals 2 and 3, I quite understand goal 1. I hope you manage to write at least 7K words this week. It's going to be an exciting week for you--I hope you enjoy it to its fullest. :)

Stephsco said...

So many exciting things! I'll keep an eye out for your cover reveal.

prerna pickett said...

so many exciting things going on! I'll have to check back for your cover reveal! Great job with your writing goals :)

Kim Smith said...

I am so excited about the CR for your book. It's freaking gorgeous :) -- yes, y'all get very jealous.
You are going to shoot for 1000 words a DAY!?!?!?! man, that makes me feel sorta old and slow and well, lame...maybe I will step it up next week :)
have a great time!

jenniferpickrell said...

So sorry to hear about your loss.

Sounds like you have a ton of creative stuff going on - congrats on your cover reveal this week!

Winter Bayne said...

Sorry for your loss. Keep trudging along though on your goals. Looking forward to the cover.

anyamonroe.com said...

Sorry about your loss, and good luck on making your goals this week!

Sara Biren said...

Very sorry for your loss. I hope that each new day brings a little more healing.

Your cover is beautiful and I've added it to Goodreads! Now to wait for March 12.

Take care.

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