IT’S PITCHWARS ANNOUNCEMENT DAY. I’M DYING.
Because the official announcements are later today, I feel okay finally revealing that uhm yeeeeeaaah, I got a handful of full and partial requests. Yeeaaah, I swapped emails with some mentors. Yeeeeaahh, it was a confidence booster.
It’s been a wild ride. This is both good and bad, because 1) I have strong reasons to be optimistic about today, but also 2) that means that not being picked could sting.
So I’m gearing up for either positive or negative outcomes.
There’s no set time for the announcement, but according to Twitter murmuring it’s likely to be in the evening. I’ve got some dinner plans in the works to either celebrate becoming a mentee or celebrate falling and getting right back on the goddamn horse. GIRLFRIEND IS PREPARED.
But in the meantime, I’m 5 hours ahead of EST, so I have a whooooole day ahead of me to wait. Luckily, I have a lot of writing to burn through and distract myself with!
I made good progress on my daily goals yesterday. My top priority was:
- Scene Weave + Once Upon A Time + Chapter Divisions, because if I don’t get these done I will get mired down, and, worst case scenario, ruin the momentum of fast-drafting this WIP
- I FINISHED THE SCENE WEAVE! CELEBRATE
- I’m 85-90% done with the Once Upon a Time draft!!
So today will be about finishing the OUAT draft (lol that acronym reminds me of OUAI which makes me think of a either sloppy drunk Quebecers toasting my writing success or that fancy amazing hair product line I will never be able to afford) and hammering out the chapter divisions! Stretch goal: finally nailing Ch 3.
Wait. Goals that aren’t in bullet points?! LE GASP, SYLVIA. HOW COULD U.
- Finish Once Upon A Time Draft
- Divide that draft into chapters
- Write 2-3,000 words of Ch 3
There. All fixed.
TIME TO GO DISTRACT MYSELF FROM PITCHWARS HYPE
Have a track from my WIP playlist while you’re here: