Straight to business! I wanted to be done NERITE (short story) by now. I’m not, because I was 700 words over my goal. I have cut nearly 200, but there’s still more to go.
My between round time was filled with the kids’ spring break (which I planned horribly for) and having our old car decide it would rather dump gas on the ground than take it into its tank (thus we had to get a new one). I’m so glad it is Monday. School’s back in session and the start of a new round really energizes me. But, man I have a lot to do this round. I need to get to work!
Review Grammar (breakfast) & Study Japanese (lunch) 4 Days – This worked great last round for me. I’ll be doing it again.
Read 25+ pages – When I feel short on time, the first thing I sacrifice is reading. The past 2 months, it has been sacrificed a lot. This is to ensure some happens every week.
Visit 2 ROWers (minimum) Each Check-In – This has been working for me. Though I want to tweak it, I am going to wait until round 3 for that.
Before Round Ends
Finish Writing Cycles 2.2, 3.2, 1.3, 2.3, & 3.3 – Basically, I want to do two passes of edits and “other writing” and one writing pass. Summer schedule will be different, because it has to be.
Complete 5 Projects (from project/procrastination list) – I’m trying to get stuff I neglect, like washing the curtains.
Write Kid’s Adjusted Chore List, Summer Math Review, and Spanish Lessons – I had a great summer last year with my kids and this is building off some of the things we did. I’m just prepping a few things more ahead of time.
Write My Schedule Adjustments, Japanese Review, and More – Last summer I adjusted my schedule and dropped the ball on all other “extra” things. This summer, I hope to not drop the ball on as much stuff.
Get Kids’ Summer Journals – This is the key ingredient for summer. We just can’t do summer without it, so I put it here. Now, I won’t be likely to forget it.
I’ll be doing Sunday check-ins again. I’m currently on Cycle 2.2. That means editing/sending out NERITE, editing CLOSURE, and editing to 50% mark on GRANDMA. It would be nice if I had it all done by Sunday. However, I doubt it. Aiming for 2 out of 3 of those done, though.
Edit: Forgot that I’m also gender swapping a character in an otherwise finished manuscript.