Tired & Inspired: June Writing Goals 


Hey there! How are ya? Good, I hope. I’m tired (from my day job) and inspired (from my current W.I.P.).

So, remember last month when I said I’d write 20 pages? Well, my birthday happened and I got a gaming computer.

 

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Now, that doesn’t mean I didn’t get any writing done because I did! However, I regret to inform you that I didn’t hit the 20 page goal I set for myself. None the less, the initial need to binge video games like crazy has passed and I’m feeling like a normal human again! Don’t laugh at me unless you’ve experienced how addicting they can be! Haha! For what it’s worth, I did OFFICIALLY apply for an MFA program. My May goals weren’t a total fail. (Now we cross our fingers and wait to hear back.)

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With that said, the beginning of June has been VERY productive. I’ve already written seven pages of my novel this month. I know I’ve been very secretive about the novel, but now that I’ve surpassed the 50 page mark on the work in progress, it’s feeling more real. I think sometimes when you’ve been writing a different genre for so long, it can be hard to follow the initial inspiration you get as a writer and believe that it’s actually going to last. For me, my comfort zone was set in the poetry world for two straight years. Transitioning to doing both was something I wasn’t sure was going to last. However, I’m so happy that it did. I feel like I’m breathing fresh, new air all of the time. I’m feeling more and more immersed in the world and closer to the characters with each passing day. It’s also great to be back in the young adult writing world because I really enjoyed it when I was JUST writing that genre a few years back.

So, there you have it! My current W.I.P. is a young adult fantasy novel and I’m really excited about it! I think I’ll easily be able to meet my goal of writing 20 pages this month.

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What are your June goals?

Feel free to tweet me @AWritersWay to chat!

Until next time,

Christine

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