ROW80 Update

My goals for ROW80 are:

  • read a book a fortnight – I should have finished The Last of the Amazons by now but I haven’t. It’s not half as engaging as it could be. I have, however, signed up at the local library and borrowed C. S. Pacat’s Captive PrinceI’m going to talk she is holding next week, mostly because she is from the same city as me and went to the same uni. So I figured I should read her books beforehand.
  • blog about something other than WIPpet/ROW80 – done: the second in my series on character interviews; a post the overuse of sexual abuse as a plot point in fantasy books.
  • practice Swedish/French/Spanish/Russian – practicing Swedish through duolingo and I’ve been watching the latest season of Broen (The Bridge). It’s made me realise how terrible my pronunciation is!
  • edit Queen of Hearts – actual edits have not been progressing far but I’ve worked out the restructure and outlined each scene.
  • write something, anything – writing  the fictionalised interview with Itsak.

By next week I hope to have:

  • finished editing Chapters 9 & 10
  • read a book (Captive Prince)
  • practice a language every day
  • prep my interview with my next character 🙂 You can help me choose which character to speak with!
  • submitted 3 more job applications

Jahinda has devoted her life to Memset, the goddess of war. Chosen as a Finder, she eagerly awaits the chance to prove herself.

Kalegos has magic but in Lygea, magic is a death sentence. Sent to live with an elderly scholar, Kalegos buries his magic, focusing instead on scrolls of history and languages. But what is buried  cannot stay so forever.

Zri is the son of the legendary Miri, the woman who planned and executed the assassination of the previous Four, corrupt leaders who held Erelda under their thumb. When the Sacred Flame names the next Four, Zri struggles to live up to his mother’s reputation.

So who will it be??

*Also, if I don’t reply to your comments straight away, please forgive me. WordPress has been playing a fun game called ‘not telling when there’s a new comment’

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One thought on “ROW80 Update

  1. Steph Beth Nickel's Blog says:

    Read a book in a fortnight … sounds wonderful. Mind you, it’s hard for me to gauge my own reading speed as I currently have a dozen books on the go. Sounds like you’re doing well with your goals. Here’s to another super productive week. As far as interviews go, I vote for Zri … though they all sound intriguing.

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