So the to do list went completely out of the window yesterday. I woke up in a mild panic worrying about money (from February onwards) and decided to get some stuff out there. So I … (list alert):

  • updated the CV and re-sent it to 5 publishers I contacted back in April
  • reformatted and submitted 5 previously published short stories to Ether Books
  • reformatted Night Crawler and published it on Smashwords (you can find it in multi-ebook format here)

The Smashwords reformat was supposed to take 2 hours. It took me All Afternoon. By the end of the day I had goggle eyes, a hunchback and stiffly aching shoulders.

I can’t believe it took all day. So at 6pm I knocked off, switched off, and moved downstairs to proof-read and write and read and watch telly.

Today I have a lot of catching up to do, but I intend to do it downstairs away from the pc.

At the weekend I’m hoping there’s a bonfire we can go to, or at the very least a gig.

Y’all have a good one.


6 thoughts on “Deviation

  1. Sarah Pearson 4 November 2011 / 10:49 am

    I hope you get some good results from all of that hard work!
    Enjoy the weekend.


    • Diane 4 November 2011 / 11:00 am

      You’d think with the law of averages … Yeah, thanks. And you too. 🙂


  2. devonellington 4 November 2011 / 1:06 pm

    Sometimes what you need in the moment is more important than the lists. Good for you!


    • Diane 4 November 2011 / 1:11 pm

      Had I not been so productive with the time I would have been furious. But I always say the lists aren’t set in stone and I do often add extras or move something along if necessary.


  3. Colin Galbraith 4 November 2011 / 1:33 pm

    It’s amazing how time flies when you get into that sort of thing. Devon’s right, the list is one thing – great to have – but when creativity strikes you like that then overall, it’s a good thing.

    Can’t wait to get my teeth into Night Crawler.


    • Diane 4 November 2011 / 1:35 pm

      Ooh, does that mean you got hold of a copy? I’m touched when folk do, but then I get nervous that they might hate it and be afraid to tell me why.


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