Monday, February 7, 2011

Starting to Panic

So I realize I'm looking at the calendar and having heart palpitations.

Now I admit I don't do a ton of writing on weekends, I'm a during the week writer for the most part. This past weekend I managed to write 4 paragraphs.

Still, I am panicking. I am busy for the next three Saturdays. All that's left of February. And I am going to be perfectly honest in saying I am no where near finished with Galaxy's Heart. Since I really want to be finished by the end of month you can see where this is concerning.

My postcards from paradise story is due April 01. I've started it but barely. The bulk of it will begin March 01, thus why I need to be finished with Galaxy's Heart if I have any hope of getting it in the publishing schedule before summer. I'm not even sure I can write Billy's story (with a nod to Chris for the veri name for one of the heroes from my paradise story) in a month so I am already cutting myself short.

And March, may I say, is becoming absurdly busy already with plans. This does not comfort me.

Can I get Galaxy's Heart, Sutter's Bay 3, done by February 28?
Can I get my title-less paradise story starring Billy done by April 01?

I am beginning to doubt and therefore cue frenetic music.


  1. Deep breaths. And of course you know my recent situation. I have all the faith in the world that you'll make these stories happen.

    On a more selfish note, ack! If YOU, the queen of smashing deadlines, are panicking, then the rest of us should be screaming like tweenie girls.

    One thing that really helped me get over my hump was peer pressure...doing a writing challenge with another author. Email me if you want to set something up. :)

    ((Hugs)) ~drowning out frenetic music with Chris' CD~

  2. Breathe in. Breathe out. You can do it!!!

  3. Thanks for the couragement! I've gotten close to 800 words done today, so at least I am making progress.

  4. Yes and Yes to your questions. No reason to cue the music. Your mojo is already kickin it to high gear. ;)

    And, um, yeah, I'll be screaming like a tweenie girl soon. lol