2018 Writing Recap

In 2018 I met my goals of finishing a novel draft and doing writing-related work every day; 500 words minimum most days, with flexibility to count editing, market research, or submitting a story instead as needed.

I submitted a partial novel draft to a publisher for consideration, which was a great feeling.

I submitted a lot of short stories to a lot of places, had some great discussions with editors, and sold two stories, to the Hidden Animals and Strange Economics anthologies.

I earned $110.37 from my writing in 2018.

On to 2019!

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2018 Books and Movies Wrapup

First, movies! Fifteen seen in theaters in 2018:

  • Phantom Thread
  • Thoroughbreds
  • Gringo
  • Disobedience
  • Deadpool 2
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Ocean’s 8
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Colette
  • Bad Times at the El Royale
  • Venom
  • Outlaw King
  • Free Solo
  • Mary Queen of Scots

The full list of 82 books read in 2018! * denotes recommended; + denotes read in December.

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