Weekly Writing Post

Sorry about skipping last week’s post. Nothing much happened. We have kind of stalled on writing for now. We have made some progress but nothing that’s really worth noting! I’ve been in a lot of pain the last week and a half. I did something to my back and am seriously considering going to the doctor to find out what. It feels like something to do with my muscles (it’s what it was last time) but since I did have a spinal fusion, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Every day the pain seems to lessen, unless I go and do something I probably shouldn’t be doing. So, for the next two days I’m confining myself pretty much to my amazing adjustable bed to allow my body to relax. If I’m still not feeling better, off I go to the doctor.

There is some progress in our writing though. I am a quarter through the first edit of New Beginnings, the 5th and last book in the Hartland series. It’s been easier to focus on this than it has on the Ordinaries or book 2 in the Magna Luctus series. I’m not sure why. Maybe because I don’t have to think about the plot so much, except for any major loose ends. I haven’t found any yet but am still looking for them.

I wish all of you to have an amazing week!


Weekly Update

Alright! We actually made progress. Visible progress. Both WIPS, the Ordinaries and book 2 in the Magna Luctus series are sitting over 30k. We made some headway with them last week. We are no longer sick and actually have clear heads so we can think again. Hooray!

We also started to edit the last book in the Hartland series, New Beginnings. So far, it’s going well. Hopefully, it’ll be done in a few weeks. That is, if there aren’t any major plot holes. In a few of our stories, we’ve had characters just disappear. I guess we had gotten tired of writing about them or something, so we had to go back and fix why they were no longer in the story. We have also contradicted ourselves in some of our writing, too. So far, there hasn’t been any of that. Maybe, with practice, we actually are getting better. Lol.

Anyways, have an awesome week. We plan to be busy writing and trying to catch up from when we were sick. Best of luck to everyone in all of their endeavors.

Weekly Writing Update

We’re finally feeling better! Hooray! Now, we just need to stay healthy. It’s hard to do when your job requires you to be outside for most of the day and in contact with other sick people, but we’ll do out best.

Anyway, we have made progress with our novels. Book 2 in the Magna Luctus series is just under 27k. The Ordinaries is just over 28k. I’m hoping to break the 30k mark on both stories today. The only way we can do this is if we don’t let ourselves become distracted with Facebook. We have a bad habit of scrolling through there quite often during the day, usually when we don’t want to write. I’m trying to replace that habit with reading. We already don’t watch much t.v. What we do do is spend too much time on the internet, usually Facebook, and we spend a little too much time playing video games. We’re trying to correct some of these “bad” habits that we’ve fallen into since moving to Savannah, GA. One of the reasons we’ve fallen into these habits is the fact that we don’t like it here, which we’re currently saving and waiting for our lease to end so we can skedaddle out of here.

I hope everyone has a productive week! Remember to be kind, even when in circumstances it would be easier to be rude, or maybe even justified. Kindness goes a long way.

Weekly Writing Update

We are still sick and haven’t made much progress. For the Ordinaries, we’re at 22,500 words and at a stand still for book 2 in the Magna Luctus series. While being sick, we are still writing a bit. It seems, however, that we’re finally getting over this cold and our writing progress will hopefully grow. I am also hoping to start editing on the last book in the Hartland series. I’ve been slacking on this quite a bit.

During our cold, we’ve been reading quite a bit more. It’s much easier to focus on something someone else has written instead of trying to focus on what we’re writing. I am glad to say that I’m feeling a bit better. My husband came down with the cold first and has pretty much already kicked it. I probably have a few more days ahead of me, but am definitely feeling better.

I hope everyone has a great week!

Weekly Writing Update

On book 1 of the Ordinary series we’re only 19k and have made no progress on book 2 in the Magna Luctus series as sickness has descended upon the house. It is pretty darn difficult to think and write while your head is pounding and every few minutes you’re either coughing or blowing your nose!

Hopefully within a few days, we’ll be better and back to it.

Have a great week everyone!

Things to Come

Here it is guys. Whereas we love to write and read, we feel that we’d like to be able to write about anything. And we mean anything. Funny anecdotes. Perhaps even bizarre dreams that could later turn into books. What’s going on in our life right now. I can tell you not much right now. Just the daily grind stuff. Go to work. Come home. Go to work. Come home. Blah blah blah.

One of the reasons we don’t write too often on here is because we thought we could only write about writing and about reading books. I mean that’s basically what we enjoy doing! However, that’s just a small portion of our life. A fun portion, don’t get me wrong. Even if we whine about writing and the dreaded editing from time to time, we do enjoy writing.

We want to share so much more with you. So, from here on out, if we think of something that isn’t necessarily related to writing, we’re going to share it. As my husband drives truck all day long, he ends up seeing a lot of things, and I mean a LOT of things. Don’t worry though, there will still be weekly writing updates, reading updates (we have fallen tremendously behind on this), and some insight on how we write. We feel in this way, any readers we have will be able to connect with us better. They’ll be able to know the real us better.

Have a great weekend!!!!

Weekly Update

Woohoo! Two weeks in a row, we’ve done this. (This is us trying to stick to a goal. It’s hard, but sometimes you just have to buckle down. Ha Ha.)

Anyway, on the new WIP, The Ordinaries, we have reached just over 17k. On book 2 in the Magna Luctus series, our word count is still just over 30k.

Not much headway on either of our current works in progress, but we’re still making some progress. To tell you the truth, we’ve been “goofing off” a lot lately, but a while back we realized a few things. Whereas we love writing, creating worlds, and watching our characters grow, we enjoy doing others things as well. Sometimes the world isn’t always just about writing. Sometimes it is. Last week it wasn’t.

Have a great week. Be productive. Be kind. Enjoy life.