Progress Report: 04/05/2015 – 10/05/2015

Welcome to week nineteen.

This has been a very productive week, much more so than I imagined it would be. Hurrah! So, here’s the story.

Rag & Bones: Allies (Book Six) and Conflict (Book Seven)

I managed to get all the way through both books reading them on my Kindle, which I hadn’t expected to be able to manage. I still have to finish off the eBooks, as in make sure the front and back matter are complete, before publishing, which I intend to do this week. I also still have to write blurbs for both. And finally, I need to try to create epub versions with Scrivener, which I haven’t done before. That might take some time, or it may just be the press of a button and they’ll work straight away with epubcheck (yeah, right!). Hopefully, both versions will be published before the end of the week (on pre-order).

Nano Project (Book One)

I finished my edit of Book One this week (as well!). It came in at a smidgen over 60K. Next week, a first edit of Book Two will be my main project. If I get halfway through, I’ll be pleased. I should probably also start planning out the new Book Three, as that’ll be writing from scratch again.

Fantasy Book 1

As suspected, I did nothing on this book this week.

Fantasy Book 2

I’m still plodding on with this book. It’s now at about 10.1K. It will continue on in the background this week.

Other Projects

I have decided that I will probably put something up on Wattpad, and I’ve started writing a short story for that purpose. It’s about 5K words so far, but is still a very rough draft. I intend to put it up in chapters, but not sure what frequency yet. It is a story in the R&B world, so hopefully I will be able to link it in to my eBooks.


Aim: To monitor time spent reading over the week.

R = Normal reading, A = Audio book, T = Reading on the treadmill.

  • Monday: R 135m
  • Tuesday: R 120m, T 33m
  • Wednesday: R 105m
  • Thursday: R 123m
  • Friday: R 102m
  • Saturday: R 188m
  • Sunday: R 187m

Total hours: 16h 33m

Books Completed (this week)

Black Daffodil by Katherine John
The God Decrees (Devan Chronicles by Mark E Cooper (Quest Anthology)
Looking for Miriam by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (short story)
One Hundred Steps by Susan Ee (Drabble)
The Good Death Guide by Thestevejordan (short story)


Join me next Monday for another round-up of progress and if you’re also challenging yourself to list your achievements each week, let me know in the comments.


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