04 November 2007

Two New Toys

I added 2 things to the sidebar today (and played musical chairs with a bunch of the others) because I have 2 new games to play.

The first one is the "Tales From the Scales" weight-loss thing. I want their 10 pounds icon. OK. I want their 50 pounds icon. (Can we have a 40? I'm not sure I need a whole 50 pounds gone.) But lets start small here. 10 pounds by the new year. Sounds good to me!
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The second new thing is actually a bit more, ah, intimidating. Yeah. Intimidating's the word. I think I'm gonna do the NaNoWriMo thing. Maybe not all 50,000 words. After all, my novel is already partly written. And I do have a 13 month old that expects to get some all of my time. Fortunately, he sleeps from time to time & is better at entertaining himself than he thinks he is. Of course, with the joys of climbing recently discovered, that could be interesting. Anyway. I don't think a whole novel in a month is terribly realistic for us. But I do think I could get some more done on the one I've got! And I was just thinking I should send in some more queries on my picture book. Not that I've heard back from any of the first batch. I hope they at least send me my rejection slip. I want at least as many as Dr. Seuss.

4 comments:

Keeley said...

Wow, go you on the losing weight thing! I'd definitely not worry about the 50lb...just work on the 10 for now. 10lb by Christmas is a really good goal!! I hope you make it. =)

Anne Bradshaw said...

And here's a reward for all goal getters :-) There's a real Christmas gift waiting for you (and anyone else who might like one) on my blog. Enjoy!

Tristi Pinkston said...

Wooohoooo -- you can do it!! Both the weight and the writing.

Ritsumei said...

Thanks for the encouragement girls - now to get healthy again so I have some ENERGY to work with. That would be useful.

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