What's Up Wednesday

What’s Up Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Erin L Funk and Jaime Morrow, and the idea is to let other bloggers know where you are with any writing and reading goals you may have.



1. What I'm reading

I started reading An Unstill Life by Kate Larkindale on Monday night, and finished it on Tuesday morning. I won it in a giveaway a few weeks ago, and I'm so glad I did. I stayed up until gone midnight on Monday night reading it - I haven't done that with a book in a long while. I would definitely recommend it. 
Next I'll be reading CassaFire by Alex J. Cavanaugh.

2. What I'm writing

Still not much, but I did manage to finish the first read-through of my NaNo draft on Monday. I've got pages of notes for it, and I'm looking forward to getting to work on revisions. I'll be doing a revised outline for it today, then I can get started.

3. What else I've been up to

I went to my boyfriend's last night, and we had our Valentine's Day part one. This mostly involved eating lots of sweets and biscuits, while watching anime - he really knows the key to my heart! I live an hour away from him now, and we're both working over Valentine's Day so we thought we'd split ours up - part one last night, and part two next Tuesday.

4. What inspires me right now

There's no greater motivator than actually feeling like you're getting stuff done. I feel like I'm finally starting to catch up with everything, and it's inspiring me to work even harder. 

Comments

  1. Sounds fun! :) My boyfriend and I are long-distance, too, so he's driving down to mine and we're going away to Wales for a few days. It's true - feeling like you're getting stuff done is a great motivator!

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  2. Hi, Laura,

    Good idea to spend the quality time you need... Love doesn't have to always be measured on one day of the year....

    Glad to hear you're feeling inspired again!

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  3. It is a great feeling to check things off the proverbial to-do list, isn't it? I agree--nothing like it.

    Have a good Valentine's Day/week! Sounds like it should be a fun time. :)

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  4. Which anime did you watch? (Our household watches a lot of it.) That's a good idea to take notes and do a revised outline before digging into a Nano revision. I should take that advice... :)

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  5. Awww... that sucks that you both have to work on Valentine's Day, but cool that you made up for it by having TWO Valentine's Days! My wife and I celebrated our first Valentine's Day long distance. She was in the US, I was in the UK. I don't remember what we did, but I daresay there was a card exchange (via mail), and perhaps even a phone call. This was back in the pre-internet days. Can you imagine?!

    All the best with revisions, Laura. You're right that getting stuff done can be an excellent motivator to get more stuff done. I hope that works out for you this week. :)

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  6. Hooray for revisions and notes, yay! Hope it all goes really well :D

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  7. So great that you feel like you're getting caught up. That is the best feeling ever! And I think it's fantastic that you've gotten through your NaNo read-through and now have a revisions plan of attack. That's pretty big! I hope your revisions go well from here on in. Have a wonderful week, Laura!

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  8. I'm glad to hear you have lots of notes for your NaNo project. I always feel so obsessive about the amount of notes I have, but it's worth it in the long run. Part one of your Valentine's Day date sounds fun! Hope you enjoy part two as well! Have a great week!

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  9. Yay for time with the BF, it's awesome you guys are celebrating V-Day early b/c of schedules. I love when a book captures me so much I have to stay up late to finish it, that feeling is amazing. Good luck diving into revisions!

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  10. I am a bit rained out to get too motivated at present. . . . it has been seriously windy today and very wet

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  11. Sweets, biscuits, and anime? Sounds awesome to me. Sounds like your BF is, well, awesome :)

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  12. Did the same thing Monday night with Static by L.A. Swift. If you can still get a copy on Netgalley I highly recommend it. Aw, Valentine togetherness.

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