I completed the first draft of my story! YAY!! This is the first draft and first story I've ever finished
But I did it. I really did it! The more times I say it aloud, the more people I tell, I realize exactly what I accomplished and feel good. I did it. I really did it! =)
I'm currently revising, editing and fleshing out my scenes. I hope to have my second draft done by mid-December. Of course, I'll revise my goal if I need an additional month to finish this stage before I send off the story to Natalie for her to critique.
I didn't do much in October, but there were a couple of key moments.
A Bundle of Joy. I became an aunt for the sixth time. My fifth nephew was born mid-month.
My sister-in-law took this photo. Seriously. She's an amazing photographer, don't you think? And her new little one is simply adorable.
A Beachy Getaway. This month my hubby and I celebrated our wedding anniversary with a trip to the Oregon coast. We had a wonderful time together, hanging out with my sister and her family. The weather was fabulous (very summer-like), and my sister was the perfect hostess (as usual). We watched movies, we ate at the Pelican Pub & Brewery in Pacific City. We beachcombed and hiked the muddy trail to Cape Lookout.
|The view from Cape Lookout.|
|My sister's dog, Sierra.|
|My boy, Sawyer.|
The dogs loved running on the beach. So did I. =)
Happy Reading! I only read 2 books in October. =( I'm going to have to read 9 more books by the end of the year, if I want to reach my goal. Hmmm... November could be the perfect month to read some novellas.
How was your month?