The Search is Still Going

I decided to take my search in a different way. I already know that developmental editing will not be cheap. I decided to try and see what the reasonable price would be for a developmental editor. I asked around at all of the writing communities that I am part of. I have seen some good tips. Some are saying that publishing houses have editors in them. They commented that Steel Prison isn’t long enough to be a novel. (Hence why I am going to a developmental editor in the first place.) They all agree that it’s really expensive. A couple of them offer some sites to check out for future reference. I bookmarked them and I will go back read them.

I need to go back to looking for an agent again. I’m trying hard to curve my laziness. It’s working, but it needs to go faster. I will keep working at it. What do you think? Do you have any ideas for a reasonable price for a developmental editor? Leaves your comments in the comment section of this post. While you’re at it…

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Vacation and Wrapping Up in June

Later on this month, I will going on vacation for a week. Saturday and Sunday will not let me have internet access then. So, I am going to try something while I’m vacation. I will write the last two chapter of City Lounge: Paris volume three in a Word document and see if I can set the post on WordPress to post in the future. I will need to get the songs I need for them first. Plus, I will try to get one day online to make my post. Luckily, I won’t have that much to post that week. Just a couple of chapters and a preview. I might get to do some editing on Steel Prison while I’m there too. Plus, some other shorts I want to publish too.

Speaking of which here is a list of things that I am going to wrap up this month:

  • Gentleman’s Club (Volume Twenty-Four)
  • Two volumes of Dreamland
  • Reposting last season’s Tengoku.Chikyu.Jigoku
  • A couple of other previews
  • Volume Three of City Lounge: Paris
  • Season eight of Earth Child

Plus, I get to start season seven of my Wasteland Project on the last Monday of this month. I can’t wait. Until then…

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Counting Down and Planning

May is coming to an end in a few days. Within two weeks, it will be June. That means new projects are coming. I can’t wait to start on season seven of my Wasteland Project. The Earth Child season finale will be coming up on the seventh. Volume three of City Lounge: Paris will wrap up next month too. But don’t worry, I’ll start volume three of City Lounge: Berlin. Writing isn’t the only thing I am looking forward to either.

I will get to finish the live action version of Erased on Netflix. (I only have two episodes left.) Then, I’m going to watch From This Corner of the World next. Then, it’s off to Hulu to watch some episodes of Moone Boy. Before that, I will be done with season one of Some Girls. So much stuff to watch, including the 2009 movie, Moon.

On top of that, I will vacation in June at some point. Can you believe that we’re about halfway through 2018? Time keeps running away from us. I’m just happy to be getting some stuff done.

Oh and Photobucket freed all of the pictures. They are under new management now. I guess they realized that they screwed up with charged $399 for embedding pictures and now they are trying to woo them back. That leaves me with one thing: Should I just leave all of the pictures on my website I didn’t convert to Imgur or should I keep moving them to Imgur like I have been doing since last year? Either way, I still have to fix the music and other small glitches on my site. Oh boy, it’s going to take me a while. I was insane in my younger years with the posting, but it’s well worth it. While I ponder this dilemma, you can…

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Last Day of Camp

I’m on the last story in the collection. I am up to 48,989 words. I will be finished by today. May will bring new projects into the works. I will work on a short story that I will post on the nineteenth. There will be other short stories and the usual annual projects for May.

It will be nice to not have so much to work with. May brings me closer to work on the Wasteland Project again and I get to work on new things in May. I am about to try and get caught up on my Netflix list. Maybe Hulu too. I could have Patient X beta read and try to go back to editing Steel Prison again. So much to do in thirty-one days. Where do I even start? I’ll sort it out. I might even finish some things in May. I will have to see. I do know if I will do camp in July because I don’t know what to write. Oh and we will go back to Paris in the City Lounge in May. Look forward to all of that. For now…

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Status Report: Camp is Winding Down

There are seven days left in camp. The Patient X story keeps getting longer, but I will try to wrap it up by tomorrow or Wednesday. Then, I will try to finish those last two stories in the collection to meet my 50,000 word count. Suburban Island will end in two days. I got scouted for a publishing collection. I think I have the story in mind that I want to publish. I will look over it when I finish Patient X.

Next month, I am working on a short story related to the Wasteland project. I will post it on Inkitt on May 19th. Plus, there are some other stories to finish. I am counting down to June so that I can work on season seven on of the Wasteland Project. Right now, I will see how much I get done from the rest of the week because I have jury duty.  (Fun, right?) I am confident about finishing Patient X and Suburban Island this week and on time. For now…

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Publishing Plans in the Making

I am in the middle of Camp Nanowrimo here. (I’m half way through the month.) I am working on a story called Patient X from the collection. I am enjoying how this is turning out so far. I am playing with the idea of publishing it when I get it all polished up and published on Amazon.

What is it about? It’s about a hitman in a mental hospital who’s under a curse of where every time he kills someone, he inherits the worst of their traits. He’s talking to his therapist about how he ended up this way. I keep adding more days to write out this story. I’m writing it so much that I am worried that I won’t get enough time to write the last two stories in the collection. Stick around for that. While you wait…

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Here is What I am Doing So Far:

A rundown of progress:

Cerberus’ Carnage: 14,534 as of right now

Suburban Island: Will be over in two weeks

Earth Child: Started and this week will be chapter two of season six

Mad World: I’m chapter four this month

Wasteland Project: Title drop will be this coming Sunday

That’s it for now. There might be another chapter City Lounge coming in the near future. Stay tuned for all of that. For now…

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What Do I Want to Say?

Work’s been good.

I’ve had a productive weekend because of it.

I’ve been burning through many podcasts.

I just changed my 365 subscription for a cheaper version.

I am done with this week’s chapter of Suburban Island.

I can’t wait to post chapter three of Mad World.

I don’t have much to say tonight.

I am just waiting for March to be over,

And then I can go onto new projects

And wrap up Suburban Island.

And make announcements for the seventh season of the Wasteland Project.

<Sigh>

But for now…

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I Think I Will Try Camp This Year

I have done Nanowrimo every year since 2009. I have never done the Camp version, though. Mainly because, I never know when it is. This year, I think I will try it. I know that it begins in April. I have an idea to write short horror stories for thirty days. I want to see if I can write condensed stories with one setting and one or two characters. I have a couple of plots in my head already. Wish me luck.

Speaking of Nanowrimo, I have plans for that too. All I can say is that it will labeled “What Fifty Shades of Grey is Supposed to Be”. I keep coming up with so many projects, but I can handle it. While I do that, you can…

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Building Up Professional Connections

So, I decided to branch out a little bit. I dusted off my Linkedin profile and started a Google+ account. The reason is that I need more of stronger income. More money means that I can do more things to promote myself. I could get a professional editor, book cover designer, and make publish some physical copies of the books.

I created my Google+ account to attach to my profile at my job. I updated my Linkedin profile to try and get a new job. Both of which need some new connections. You can find me on Google+ here and Linkedin here. I look forward to hearing from you. While you do that…

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