#Row80 Update 7-24-11

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Happy Sunday, everyone! This has been a pretty good week. I finished my run-through of Light and Dark and was really happy to see the last third of the book was much stronger than I thought. As I said on Twitter, it doesn't suck. Yay!

All the chapters are ready to go to the critique partner, and I'm about halfway done with her changes. I'm in good shape to have the first full edit done by September.

As for The Prophet, I took more notes and started character worksheets. Have to say, I'm really excited about this book, especially the villan. As dark as Light and Dark's bad guy is, The Prophet will trump him. He's even more twisted and disturbed.

I've also been doing well with my blog posts. Exceeded my goal of at least three this week and gained several new followers. The SheWrites Blog Hop has been a lot of fun and a great way to meet new bloggers.

I want to give some shoutouts to my blogger friends this week. Huge thanks to Tiffany White at Tiffany White's Ooo Factor. She gave me some great linkage in her Friday post, and I can't thank her enough. If you haven't been to her blog, check it out. Tele-Tuesday and What to Watch Wednesday are two of my favorites.

If you're still deciding on Google+, check out Amber West's A Day Without Sushi. Her post on Google+ is full of great information.

One of my favorite posts this week was from Jenny Hansen at More Cowbell. Remember to appreciate the little things in life and not get caught up in the stress of the writing world.

Last but not least, drop by my good friend Catie Rhodes blog, Full-Tilt Backwards Boogie. Her freaky Friday posts are always full of shivers and chills.

How did you guys do with your #Row80 goals this week? What were some of your favorite blog posts?


Brynne said...

Soo glad your book is moving along at such a happy pace! Few things feel better, no? Just visiting from She Writes...glad I did:)

Kelly Hashway said...

I'm glad you are having such a great week. The Prophet sounds like it's going to be good!

Stacy said...

Thanks, Kelly. I'm pretty excited about it. Hope your week went well, too.

Stacy said...

Thank you! And you're right, few things feel better. Glad you found me from She Writes:)

jamilajamison said...

Thanks for posting up some interesting links. I'll have to check them out.

The villain for The Prophet sounds promising! I do love me a twisted and disturbed bad guy. ;)

Annie Boreson said...

Terrific about the book. It must be a wonderful release to know that your efforts are well-received. A huge congrats!

Stacy said...

You're welcome for the links. All great sites.

And thank you! I'm really excited about him and itching to get started.

It definitely is. My critique partner has been a tremendous help, and the fact that she is enjoying it gives me confidence.

Wendy Jane said...

Wow, what a great check-in. Congrats all around. Your bad guys sound very interesting. They are so fun to write. The only thing better than a super bad guy is an even better good guy. Keep it up! Looking forward to next post.

Anonymous said...

Glad your goals are rolling along. Light and Dark is a good book. I always look forward to seeing your chapters in my inbox.

Thanks for the mention! :D

Stacy said...

Thank you! I love writing bad guys, lol. I guess it's because I'm so fascinated by psychology.

Thanks. So happy you're enjoying the book. And you're very welcome:)

Stacy S. Jensen said...

Are you on G+ yet? I tried to add you to my circle this morning, but there are lots of Stacy Greens. I keep saying I'm going to wait until fall to deal with this G+ stuff, but I keep getting sucked into checking it out.

Anonymous said...

Way to go on your goals - and thanks for the linkage!

Stacy said...

Thanks, Amber. You're very welcome!

Stacy said...

No, I haven't gotten around to it yet. I'll let you know when I get there. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Stacy, you are doing GREAT with your goals. I need to learn to start working on two projects at once.

AND, thank you for the awesome blog linkage. I <3 you, girl!

Leslie Rose said...

Yay, for meeting goals. Fingers crossed that your crit. partner will jump up and down with joy after reading your MS. I LOVE the picture.

Stacy said...

You're very welcome. XO:) Thanks so much. I would say I'm working on one project and dabbling at another, lol.

Thanks! So far she's enjoyed it. LOL, me too. Makes me laugh every time.

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