2018 was not my favorite year to date.
Many, many things slowed me down and stressed me out, far above the norm. While I don’t really celebrate the holiday beyond drinking a glass of champagne as the ball falls on Dick Clark’s Rocking New Eve (Is it still called that since he died?) I will still be happy to see this year in the rearview mirror.
Granted, It makes no sense to believe that the changing of one day into the next magically creates a new beginning beyond a new day, but I’ll take what I can get.
I don’t make resolutions, per se, but I’m looking forward to not obsessing on the negative of 2018 and finding the positives in my writing.
High points of 2018:
• Re-release of all three of my Sci-fi series after the awful debacle of my original publisher. Many thanks to NineStar Press for giving new life to The Luxorian Fugitive, A Cook’s Tale, and Priest & Pariahs. (All three available at NineStarPress.com, Amazon, and most other major online book sites. – shameless plug, sorry, not sorry.)
• I started a new free story with the flash fiction group Wednesday Briefs. This keeps me on a writing schedule and able to produce a new 1k chapter each week. Check out my Sci-fi serial, Adrift. As of this week, we’ll be at week 21 and there’s LOTS more story to go!
• My M/M steampunk manuscript of Innocence & Carnality was accepted and is slated for release in April 2019 by Dreamspinner Publications. (Go me!) Edits are complete, and we’re in the final stages. I can’t wait!
With all the pies I have fingers in, I think this is a pretty good list. I’m deciding which WIP is getting attention next so I have something new to play with. There’s a lot to choose from.
So with that, I want to wish everyone a Happy New Year and look forward to new works, good drinks, and well-wishes to everyone’s friends and family. May 2019 be the start of something lovely.