Happy New Year

A 9-post collection

Monday, 2024, Aiming For Progress

Finally saw the Christmas Episode of Doctor Who. More or less It's A Wonderful Life with Goblins in it. Ncuti Gatwa has some wonderful chaos energy to bring to the role. I look forward to the Incel Whining about him not being that great because skin colour.

Suck it up, looser babies. The world has more options, now.

I just finished one anthology. The publication process will commence when I have checked the Footnote Continuity and done the New Cover.

I usually get that thing out sometime in January.

My resolutions:

  • Get into a Self-Care Routine(tm) including all the things that are good for me
  • Work on my Side Projects every day. Not necessarily all of them per day. Just one every day
  • FINISH MY FUCKING WIPS [I've had hot and cold running plotbunnies recently]
  • Spend more time with my loved ones

Some of these are harder than they look. Especially the self care stuff.

When I post this, I shall be out and about looking for a few little things to help with self care. My feet have been acting up for a while now, and I need to get hold of a certain width of dowel to walk on (ouch) every evening so they firkin start behaving again.

I have a frozen bottle to walk on (also ouch) but I have NO idea how I'm going to manage that when the walking is likely to happen at bedtime. Probably walk on the things and then limp to put the dang bottle away after I'm done with it. When Beloved is home, I may beg her to put it away for me.

I shall also pay more attention to my little victories. Such as restoring my sand picture to a working condition. That's a win.

It's raining, and New Years' Day. So I shall be extra careful about things, no matter where I wander.

Let the little wins snowball into some big victories.

Saturday, Day 0, Happy New Year!

Plague news: 3 119 new cases, 3 118 local, 1 import. There's 11 697 total active cases, 127 in hospital, with one of those in the ICU.

Vax news:

  • Australia's at 94.4% first vax,
  • 91.4 fully vaxxed
  • Queensland's at 90.7% first vax,
  • 86.6% fully vaxxed
  • NT is still in last place at 89.2% first vax,
  • 84.3% fully vaxxed

It's 2022 here in Sunny Queensland and so far, it's been raining. I have no further PLNs than

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Happy New Year!

Beloved has their Tesla and it is a pretty awesome car. I am still waiting through all of January for a response to my sending out of Adapting to potential agents/publishers according to what I can find on #MSWL.

Australia has rung in the new year in the traditional way - by attempting to blow up the Sydney Harbour Bridge with fireworks. This despite numerous warnings that most of Sydney could catch fire as a direct result.

Honestly, I am surprised

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Happy New Year!

This is it, friendos. My PLN today starts with early-morning, last-minute shit only slightly complicated by the fact that my Tumblr has been followed by two porn bots in as many days.

I really should make that 'safety poster' over again but nah. I have packing to do. I gotta pack my technoscrattle, load up the car, and take a long-arse journey to Tullagawoopwoop so I can share time with a friend.

It's probably a good thing I'm taking a breather from

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At the Closing of the Year

I'm not exactly sure how it happened, but I'm going to be four days behind being in sync with this year for my Year of Instants. Four double prompts should take care of that. Hint, hint, cough, cough.

If I get more than that, I'll be prepared for the next time something fucks up and prevents me from doing my thing.

The new years' resolutions are more or less the same:

  • Keep writing
  • Finish what I started

That's pretty much it. Simple

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2013: My roundup (FWIW)

Okay, so 2013.

  • I made a resolution that I fucking KEPT for all but one day of the year, and that one’s excusable. (Holy shit!)

  • I wrote 180 000+ words for a trilogy

  • I also wrote 160 000+ words for another book in the same amount of time

  • Which means, if I suddenly decide to quit writing my instant stories [Not bloody likely. Relax, folks!] I can write well over 300K in the space of a year

  • I’ve

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Happy new year!

Here on the east coast of Australia, it’s been 2012 for five hours and forty-five minutes. So far, it’s all going fine.

I slept through new years’ for the first time since I was a little one and I’m wondering if it’s because I’m old.

Though I was woken up by the sound of the neighbourhood’s illegal fireworks going off, and Chaos’ screaming when it was all over.

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