October Wrap Up

The Goals

  1. Be active for 30 minutes 5x per week.
    Another month of failure. My back was out for two weeks, and then I got sick. I’m still shaking off my latest bout with bronchitis. My main goal at the moment is breathing long enough to make it to the mail box.
  2. Polish 3 manuscripts
  3. Pay off 2 debts

The Books 

Books Read:

Part of my Nanowrimo prep involved reading a lot of reading about the 1920s. The more I delve into my research, the more parallels I see between that era and today. I’m still trying to gel those into a cohesive format, but look for a post about that at some point.

Anyway, here’s the list of books I read in October:

Miss Peregrine’s home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
1920: The Year that made the Decade Roar by Eric Burns
One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson
The Other Side of Midnight by Simone St. James

I was a little lighter on reading this month than I have been, but the last two weeks have been unusually stressful. More on that some other time.


Book News:

witchinghourcover_smEarlier this month, I dipped my toes into self publishing and uploaded a short story onto Amazon.com. The Witching Hour is one of the first things I ever published, all the way back in 2012.

In addition, I also started posting a free serial read. You can find it here every Wednesday, or on my Tumblr.

It’s been a crazy few months–four releases in three months! It’s pretty incredible. Stick around, more to come!