My Week In Review – ROW80 Check-In 10

Hello gentle reader,

It is time for another weekly check-in! I hope you had a great and productive week…

Quote of the Week

    “Richard had noticed that events were cowards: they didn’t occur singly, but instead they would run in packs and leap out at him all at once.”

    Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

This week was indeed very eventful in my corner of England…

Picture of the Week

M.LIN Light

Light by my friend M.LIN

ROW80 Check-In

 ROW80 Logo

My goal for this round is to write every day. This week, the day job was crazy, but I still managed to write

5 days out of 7.

Word Count of the Week

This week I added 2800 words to my Work In Progress.

TV Show/Movie of the Week


Veronica Mars

Thanks to an incredible 24-hour Kickstarter campaign, the once cancelled TV show Veronica Mars is to become a movie in 2014. And this is awesome news!

Good News of the Week

This week the amazing Kat Ellis organised a pitch contest on her blog. I entered my Work In Progress Lily In The Shadows and won not one but TWO first-pages critiques, by Jani Grey and Bridget Shepherd.

Links of the Week

On my blog this week I finally revealed the title and plot of my Work In Progress.

On There And Draft Again this week, new member Rachel explained how to draw inspiration from other genres when writing fantasy.

On the Corsets, Cutlasses and Candlesticks blog, YA Author Jennifer McGowan explained How and Why She Fired Her Writing Process (an got published).

On the YAvengers blog, Amanda Foody wrote a great article on how to show, and not tell.

Finally I also recommend YA writer Carissa Taylor’s blog, full of writing tips and books recommendations.

Next week

Next week on my blog I will celebrate my birthday with a book giveaway! Come back on Tuesday to see which books you’ll be able to win…

How was your week? Make sure to share your writing progress and what inspired you this week in the comment section below!

14 thoughts on “My Week In Review – ROW80 Check-In 10

  1. I have to say – I’m with Richard… you know about events. It’s been crazy busy here too. But congratulations, you’ve been doing amazingly well this week. Go Lily in the Shadows!

  2. Karen Rought says:

    Isn’t that Veronica Mars movie news awesome!? And congrats on winning TWO critiques! That’s really amazing.

  3. A Veronica Mars MOVIE!?! That was such a good show. It must have been an impressive Kickstarter campaign.

    The changing weather has been a big inspiration for me recently. That and the sliver moon peeking from behind our near-constant Portland clouds. 🙂

  4. S. J. Maylee says:

    2800 words, nice. Lily In The Shadows is a really cool title. TWO first-pages critiques, that is so cool. You had a great week, well done. 🙂

  5. Em says:

    Two more critiques! Amazing! I also love the name Lily In The Shadows! Have a wonderful week and Tuesday is one of my cray cray days at work so I will say now in case I don’t get the chance on Tuesday HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!

  6. May your birthday be more than you hope!

    This is wonderful progress, and tremendously good news! 🙂

  7. Kate Michael says:

    Congrats on the critiques!! You’ve had an awesome week 🙂

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