I took the beginning of last week off to do some traveling and visiting with family, which means I didn’t blog at all last week. I only wrote two days, so my numbers weren’t huge, but I’m consistently writing 1,500 words a day when I write, which seems like a good pace to me.

I attended the Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday and had a great time listening to writers talk about the craft. Authors talked about writing strong heroines in paranormal romance and urban fantasy and gave advice on writing happily ever afters in modern romance. The weather was beautiful and the speakers were wonderful. It was a great way to spend a Saturday.

Lastly, a Sunday ROW80 check-in…

Writing goals

1.) Make measurable progress on one of my WIPs. Wrote 3,141 words in “Be True.”

2.) Read three books on the craft/business of writing. 3/3.

3.) Do morning pages in journal Monday-Friday. Met for two of five days.

Social media goals

1.) Check in on Twitter or Facebook daily. Met for Thursday and Friday.

2.) Blog twice a week. Not met. One of two.

3.) Comment on three-five blog posts daily, Monday-Thursday. Goal not met.

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