I really don't know how people who are deep into editing a novel have time to do any social media. I used to write blog posts and send out regular newsletters and lots of Facebook posts. Then I remember that I've not only been neck-deep into writing and editing for the past year, but I've had to deal with life's challenges too. My mother went into hospital twice, my husband broke his leg, I took a little holiday, we had to deal with bushfires, I sprained my ankle. Not complaining, just wondering where all my time has gone and is there somewhere I can ask for a do-over. But I did manage to squeeze in production on this kid's book. I wrote it ages ago and it just needed a tweak. It should be ready for March release. The cover is done and ready to reveal. What do you think?
And finally, book one of my post-apoc trilogy set in Oz is very close to having a release date.
When I started writing, I had one set goal: to become a prolific author. At the time I was into reading Stephen King and Dean Koontz, and I wanted to write books, lots of them. Now I have that chance. After writing, publishing, and promoting 10 books, I've signed up to to write a series of post-apocalyptic fiction books for Mission Critical Publishing. The reason I signed up was simple. They're innovative. The publishing industry today is fast and fluid. I've agreed to write 3 books in 6 months. Each book will be around 60,000 words when completed. I'll need to become a writing machine. To accomplish this I'll need to do 2 things: #1 Write fast The only way for me to write fast is to write an overview of the entire book (or series). This can be one page per book. Then I write dots points that become the chapters. Complications, conflicts, solutions, all fit into these chapters. Then I set a daily word count. I'm