|Text reads, "I stayed up all night playing video games, |
and now I've got big ol' bags under my eyes. Don't stay up too late playing this!"
Josh and I have another collaboration post coming up, this one about an aspect of world-building. Other than that, in true pantster fashion, I have no idea what's coming down the pipeline. We'll see what inspires me.
I wanted to share this chart of the most common grammar errors with you. It was shared on Twitter by Steve Umstead. Tweets only last so long, and they're frequently lost in the noise, so I wanted to make you were all able to see it.
Today's writing group was a critique for the one who was just published, and I, the delicate snowflake, may have been the most negative and critical. I ignored my own guidelines for critique. It sounds like it was still a useful critique session; whether in spite of or because of my very vocal contributions, I don't know.
My writing group went from expressing awe at my ability to be pure seat-of-the-pants to nodding knowingly when I confessed that the book I was currently working on waited until about halfway through to solidify into a plot. An awful lot of what I've written for that book is going to be scrapped, because they're irrelevant or they slow down the pacing or because they just don't add anything. Pantstering is not without its drawbacks.
I set a goal to finish this draft of what I'm working on by the next meeting, which is at the end of May. That should be easily doable, but we'll see how well I do at keeping away from my video game addiction.