IWSG Day & Writing Report

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Happy IWSG Day! It’s the first Wednesday of the month and we’re at it again. Sharing our ups and down, congratulating and giving support to our fellow writers. Thanks for bringing this community together is ninja extraordinaire is Alex Cavanaugh.

The awesome co-hosts for the May 1 posting of the IWSG are Lee Lowery, Juneta Key, Yvonne Ventresca, and T. Powell Coltrin!

Interested in joining us? Click on the badge above. Our Twitter hashtag and handle are #IWSG and @TheIWSG.

So what’s going on with me this month? Well as for this month and previous months since the new year began I’ve been doing a lot of reading. More reading than writing. That I’m thinking about finally doing the Goodreads book reading challenge. To see how many books I can read in a year.

Anyways, here’s my writing progress report, the first tri-annual report of 2019.



Summer Writing plan:

  • Revise and edit poems in 2017-2018 NaPoWriMo
  • Submit more poems




Summer Writing plan:

  • Rewrite, revise and edit If Only for One Night short story on Wattpad



  • Foreseen 1-4
  • Rewrite, revise and edit “Love Lines” from novella series to submit for publishing
  • Finish bonus story draft
  • 1.1k reads, 48 votes on Wattpad


Summer Writing plan:

  • Rewrite, revise/edit and beta read test/critique to submit Foreseen series for publishing
  • Outline and prepolot 2018 NaNoWriMo novel Hellsgate for NaNoWriMo 2019


As you can tell, I didn’t make much headway with writing. Since I have been writing inside my head. Just have to get in on paper. But I did finally finish my online class. And receive my Proofreading and Copyediting certificate. Now I have to think about freelancing my services. In the meantime, my blogging break begins today. So hopefully, this summer my writing goals will become on plan.

Well, off to my blogging break. See you back again on next month’s IWSG Day!


on a blogging break


    • Thanks Pat. Was thinking with starting off with providing proofreading services. While taking the class, I’d noticed that even while reading for pleasure, I’ve been unconsciously proofing the stories. Catching and correcting the errors missed before publishing. Even now in the story I’m currently reading, I pulled myself out the story, surprised over how a sentence began with ‘his’ when it should be ‘her.’


    • Thanks. Really hoping, and will do more than just hoping, to get some actual pen to paper writing and fingers to keyboard typing done this summer, during my blogging break.

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