Around Here ::

2013

I kill succulents. I really do.

Happy Holidays everyone! It’s crazy how busy the last couple of months have been and then, BAM, Christmas. This time last year I was planning for a wedding and it’s crazy to sit back and reflect how full this year has been.

The 3rd draft of Dancing Peregrine has been completed after much procrastination, dead ends and stalling. The last few days included 14-16hour days and 35,000-40,000 revised/rewritten words… which is completely insane looking back! On the plus side, I have fallen back in love with the revision process Β since becoming more ruthless with my work and tearing everything to shreds. Everything.Β I’ll blog more about my WIP next year and fingers crossed 2014 will be the year this baby gets submitted and sent out into the wild.

As for the remaining few days of 2013, I’ll be filling it with things I love, reflecting and remembering the things I am grateful for. I’ll also be wrapping up beta reading for a writer friend, trying in vain to have a clean house for 2014 (revision madness does not include housework unfortunately) and squeezing in a quick road trip to the land of volcanic lakes.

Would love to hear how you will be spending the last few days of 2013 πŸ™‚

Love and light,

Anushka xx

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6 thoughts on “Around Here ::

  1. Yay, beta reading!
    (And you know where to find me when Dancing Peregrine is ready for a second set of eye. πŸ™‚ )
    35k-40k revised words in one day is amazing!!!
    I’ve been visiting family over Christmas, so there’s been quite a bit of airport time this holiday, but I’m finally home and back in front of my keyboard. The next few days should be more relaxing. πŸ™‚

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