State of the Fox - January 11-17, 2021

The big news for the week is my editor said she'll get my manuscript back to me in a week. (Said this on Friday.) So I should be working on it again very soon! It's time to make sure I have a few things done before then!  

This week I plan to

(Limit to about 1 task/day)

Author Stuff

  • [ ✓ 1/11 ] LC Eval what articles need to be done (and prioritized)
  • [ ✓ 1/15 ] LC Finish articles for book 1
  • [ ✓ 1/11 ] LC Add manuscript block to remaining chars and species. Move WE articles EXCEPT Ki Stealing and Ofuda.
  • [ IP ] LC Hero Journey Challenge - Muramasa Article (swapped characters for stronger arc - still debating on how to present it with a manuscript story)
  • [ ✓ 1/11 ] WA Update copyright year on my worlds
  • [ ] Promo Post next story to Podcast
  • [ ✓ 1/12 ] Promo Coloring page for 200 follower celebration on twitch and added twitch intro vid about it. (added 1/11)
  • [ ✓ 1/13 ] HH Author Tools: start (did How to put a coming soon image over a book cover)
  • [ ✓ 1/16 ] HH Author Tools: Manuscript and Story Info Block + write up (Added 1/16)
  • [ ✓ 1/17 ] HH Author Tools: Author Tools - Manuscript and Story Progress (Added 1/17, write up to come)
  • [ ] Marketing Read up on it and make/find a simple checklist (Joined the Alliance of Independent Authors to see what they have to say about the topics. I prefer not to flail. Will read next week!)
  • [ ✓ 1/16 ] Promo Redo shirt logo (took off the black outline, and use the shirt color for the 'outline' to avoid bleed/cracking of the orange). Hopefully it will look better this time! Waiting for sample order.
  • SRF 3 tailed fox shirt logo - blue is

    SRF 3 tailed fox shirt logo - blue is "shirt" color


    Life Stuff


  • [ IP ] Organize my craft area (working on this for a little bit at a time so I don't hit the decision fatigue that caused me to stop working on this before)
  • [ ✓ ] Exercize 2-3 times per week (walked 1/12 and 1/13 before it turned cold again)
  • [ IP ] Focusing on Japanese grammar catch up. (1/13 - I am under 100 reviews on Bunpro)

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    Articles Completed


    Evaluation

  • + Lots of articles done
  • + Organized much of Liminal Chronicles (some work to be done)
  • + Made a coloring page for the 200 Twitch followers celebration. Back to 3 followers away.
  • + Started a series of Author Tools - pages and statblocks for things I've needed and I bet others do too!
  • + Reworked to take out design outline and use the shirt color for the outline. (Hopefully will avoid bleed/crack issue.)
  • + Lots of catchup on Japanese grammar
  • - Feeling some real anxiety about marketing and publishing, which lead to procrastination. Started a list of what I can do about it. Also joined ALLI so I will look up what they suggest.
  • - Got a bit stuck on the plot for the Hero Challenge character. Need strong arc.

  • Next Week

  • [ ] Author Fill out ALLI membership profile
  • [ ] HH Author Tools: Author Tools - Manuscript and Story Progress (Do write up)
  • [ IP ] LC Hero Journey Challenge - Muramasa Article (swapped characters for stronger arc - still debating on how to present it with a manuscript story)
  • [ IP ] LC Book 1 characters page
  • [ ] LC Clean up the 'secrets' and consider converting them to subscriber self assigning groups
  • [ ] Promo Post next story to Podcast

  • 2021 Updates



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