Ensign’s Log, Entry 44: January Month Map, Week One Update

It’s time for the first month map update of the year! Despite being sick the first few days of January (I’m still very tired), I did make some progress on both Upgrade and Skin as White as Snow. I’ve edited three chapters and two interludes (brief scenes set between certain …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 43: January Month Map

It’s time to open the shiny new year with my first shiny new month map! I have three major goals this month, for three different projects. Upgrade: Final major revision, one chapter a day until done. After that, begin the polishing process. Skin as White as Snow: Finish the first …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 41: 2016 Writing Highlights

This year has been a series of ups and downs, in writing, my personal life, and my work life. However, for this wrap-up post of the year, I want to focus on the positive side of my writing accomplishments. 2016 Writing Highlights January: Finished the first draft of Upgrade. February: …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 37: October Month Map

Well, this is a little later than planned. However, today’s pretty much when this month is really beginning for me, as I’ve spent the past week taking care of other business–including finishing a beta-read for a friend that has taken me way too long to complete. Now that I’ve finished …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 36: September Month Map Final Update

Finally, an update that’s actually on time! Yay! Mostly because I’m sleepy and don’t plan on doing anything else productive tonight once I’ve finished this post. Here’s the final Month Map: For some reason the image keeps showing up as that of the previous update’s map, so I’m praying that …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 35: September Month Map–Week 2.5

Obviously, I forgot to update for Week 2 this month, so instead you’re getting an update midway between Weeks 2 and 3. I also missed Magic Monday, which was last Monday, so will instead post a book review on the 26th (the last Monday of the month.) There will be …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 34: September Month Map–Week 1

It’s time for an update for the first week of September! I’m already making better progress than I was at this point last month, and my wrists are also doing better. Yay! Here’s what the map looks like right now: Yes, that’s right! I finished revising the current draft of …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 33: September Month Map

It’s a new month with new goals and a shiny new month map to mark my progress on! I have three main goals for this month. Revise Upgrade, revise Demon’s Blade, and finish Of Beauty Within. The first two days haven’t been extremely productive for various reasons, but the month …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 32: August Month Map Final Update

Well, the final results are in! Did I make all of my goals? No. Did I make good progress on them, though? Yes! Will September’s goals be more approachable? Yes! This is still a learning experience for me, determining what is too much to aim for and what is too …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 30: August Month Map–Week 3

There’s a little more color on the map now! And I definitely think that I’m going to be making the dashes much smaller next month. I want to feel like I’m making progress when I am! So what did I do this past week? Demon’s Magic: Edited 41/112 pages. Not …