I’ve always found I get my best writing results when I throw them out there for everyone to see what I’ll be doing so that’s what I’m doing here. This way if I don’t get things done (don’t worry, I will) then you can all call me out on it. So here’s what the rest of this year’s writing schedule looks like.
New Guard #3
8 page pitch for Sci-Fi project
Canadian Corps #3
New Guard #4
Metal Monk: Kung Fu Heavy Metal chapter 2
Canadian Corps #4
TBD (short comic script- 8-12 pages)
(toss-up between something from the Grenfell trilogy or the Kincaid series)
TBD (comic script, possibly Bystander)
September is a little light because LEGACY #12 is slated to be 36-48 pages (still haven’t decided how much room I’ll need for everything) and for November, NaNoWriMo is going to be a marathon of writing- you need to average 1670 words per day to finish a 50,000 word novel in a month. Since I lose the first day being at the C4 Comic Con in Winnipeg, I’ll have to average over 2000 words per day to stay in line for completion in time. I’ve tried to do NaNo a few times now but it’s an incredibly busy time of year at the day job and I’ve never managed to pull it off. This year, however, I will finish, and on time.
December will be a bit of a “cool down” month as I recover from writing the NaNo novel and get prepared for the new year- I like to have the plan for the year ahead (in terms of what books are being done and who’s doing them and when) well in-place before Jan.1 hits.
In theory I could do it sooner but due to everyone’s schedules that’s not always possible. It’s good to have a plan in place but I find planning too far out gets you in as much trouble as not planning at all. I have a 5 year plan in place and so far, so good. A few bumps along the way but that’s to be expected.
Anyhow, that’s what you can expect to see me tweeting/talking about online and in-person over the rest of the year!
FYI: LEGACY #6 is set for release the last week of this month.