Yes, I have my big ritual for the New Year most of the world celebrates on January 1st, but September is often its own New Year to kick-start our productivity.
School starts right before or in September.
A new television season starts in September.
The air is getting cooler and there's a bustle of preparation for winter.
Fall Harvest is traditionally a major time of change and preparation.
For me, Dragon*Con now also kicks off September. Whenever I get together with the DragonWriters, meet so many people who are mentors or inspirations for me - and interact with them, attend so many workshops and panels on writing and literature… I just can't help but feel inspired!
(Trish; JIM BUTCHER; Husband-of-Awesome Scott)
I redid my 1-page synopsis for Starbard
Wrote almost 4000 words on Kelpie
Banged out a poem inspired by my friend Stef's painting, "Eagle Dance"
Went through a big change with Aurelio that I will deal with in January
Recovered enough from certain injuries where I could go and play with Calico
Started a new semester with Smarthinking
Am planning for another big editing project
Am redesigning 2 different websites
Finished editing "Cemetery Angels"
Set up a publicity interview for a friend
Caught up on all my correspondence critiques
Published a new Broad Pod
Cleaned my desk… again
All in less than a week!
Ok, so maybe I only got one and a half loads of laundry done… and Scott cooked most of the meals… minus the take out a couple times… but I did dishes!
What I'm planning to do starting Monday/today:
Finish my Broad Universe web editing
SUBMIT some short stories, including "Cemetery Angels"
Get cracking on 2011 Broad Pod… for TWO episodes per month - stay tuned!
New semester Smarthinking Work
Possibly start on the NEW BAF4 short story
And throughout the week:
New editing project
SPC meeting on Tuesday
MORE writing on Kelpie
FINALLY get my email back to < 100 in the inbox
And… um… more than I feel like typing right now because, welllll… look what the heck I've got planned!
(Check out the super-fab art from Christy's H-of-A for BAF3's "Last Gate to Faerie"!)