ROW80LogocopySummer is flying by. It’s hard to believe that it’s August and autumn is right around the bend.

There’s not too much to report this week, so I’ll jump right into the midweek ROW80 check-in. I do want to get back into writing more detailed posts, though, so look forward to those (hopefully) sometime soon.

ROW80 check-in…


  • Finish a second draft of my novella “Good Old-Fashioned Magic.” No progress to report, but I did get my CPs feedback on the last two chapters, so now I can forge ahead with the revisions. Only four chapters left to go!
  • Write a first draft of another novella. Added about 1K new words to this story—give or take a few words.
  • Read a minimum of four books on the business or craft of writing. On book three of four. Currently reading “How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author” by Janet Evanovich.

Social media:

  • Check in on Twitter or Facebook daily. So far, so good.
  • Blog two times per week. On track with this goal.
  • Comment on three to five blogs per day, Monday-Thursday. On track to meet this goal.

A Round of Words in 80 Days is the writing challenge that knows you have a life. It’s also a blog hop!

What about you? How are your goals, writing or otherwise, coming along? How has your summer been?

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