The Big thing I noticed in the hospital was how unorganized I was with my writing. I had brought the whole stack of papers, notebooks, and my laptop with me. It was a bit overwhelming...so, Monday I spent some time just organizing and putting the short stories into folders to keep track of what I was doing with each. So, now I know where I am in the writing process with each project I've got going in my head...last tally was 11 short stories and 1 MG (which I will be working on like a crazy woman for the next few months (fingers crossed) for my final assignment).
Today, as you already know, I worked on cutting words....very hard to do! But, for something fun I entered some contests. A friend of mine won 4 tickets to go whale watching in Cali. They are there right now with their three very adorable kids taking a nice family vacation. I remember when she won thinking, "How hard is it to just enter?" But, it wasn't until my other friend over at The Green Bathtub posted some really good contests for writers that I stepped out and entered. So, here are the three that I entered today:
1. Susan Fields is celebrating her 100 Followers and is giving away gift certificates to Barnes and Nobel or Borders...your choice!
2. The Invisible Sister has returned from Ecuador and has really fab prizes from her trip as well as a book.
3. Then Lisa and Laura celebrate their 500 follower with a sister arm wrestling match with some awesome prizes!
So, check it all out if you have time.