Reblogged! Congratulations, Mae. Looking forward to this new series.
I am so happy to be back in the blogging world!
Most of my regular followers know I’ve been burning the midnight oil on my latest manuscript to meet a publisher’s deadline. I’m happy—make that ecstatic—to say I finished on time and my editor graciously gave me another week for clean-up. I also have to send a huge shout-out to my excellent critique partner, Staci Troilo, who went above and beyond in turning sections around quickly—and expertly—so I could meet my deadline. Staci, my friend, you rock!!
I’ve been up against deadlines before, but this one was the toughest by far. Part of my problem was I languished on the beginning, and by the end of July only had 19K of the 80K I needed. I ended up writing 61K in 6 weeks—while working full-time! It’s amazing what you can produce under pressure, but it’s not something I EVER…
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3 thoughts on “Surviving a Deadline”
Thanks for the reblog, Alicia. Much appreciated 🙂
And I like the new look of your site. Awesome!
Thanks for the compliment, Mae. I’m still teetering between switching to WordPress as my main site or remaining with Blogger.
I’m a WP girl and most of my online friends are too. It’s a great community, although I do have a few friends who are still on Blogger.