#ROW80 – Round 1 – Check-in 3

ROW80 2019 – Round 1 – Check-in 3

Hi everyone!

This week’s a bit crazy with going back to work and everything else on the personal front. On the plus side, we’re still moving forward at a nice pace on both the wedding planning and the house. But we’re very tired, especially as our second baby girl is teething and therefore spending eventful nights…

I’m still working on my writing very regularly (I’m back on a daily basis, even though it’s sometimes very little) and I’ve actually got quite a few things done, so yay for that. =)

I won’t tell much more as I honestly don’t have much time to myself today, wih lots of new students in a very short time. As my schedule is now almost full, things should get into pace for a few months soon enough, but for now, got to go!

Take care and have a great week! 

Color code
Over 60%, I use various shades of green, 100% being this flashy green.
Purple is for projects that are currently on hiatus: dark purple means there’s still a lot to do while mauve is for projects that are well advanced.
Finally blue is for comments on my progress since I last checked in.
Hope you’ll enjoy these rainbow posts. 😉

  1. Self-publish short erotica.  (55%)
    – Add metadata: almost there!  95%
    – Market the book:  30%
    ~ Illustrate & publish extracts: 6/6 illustrations; 1/6 sharing so 58%
    ~ Make a book trailer: just need to time and narrate  85%
    ~ Share the book trailer on Youtube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
    ~ Write a press release: 
    ~ Create the website page: 
    100% (completed January 1st)
    ~ Contact the book bloggers I know of that might be interested: 0%
    ~ Compile the illustrated extracts on the blog: 0%

    – publish! 0%
  2. Story Time series:
    * Goldilocks:
    – review and edit the guide:  6/15 parts (27%)
    – compile the worksheets separately:  40/71 (56%)
    – compile the games separately: 6/20 (30%)
    – publish the flashcards, games (2 collections) and worksheets : 0/4 (0%)
    – publish the guide on Kindle (and maybe other platforms?)
    – submit it too
    * Bat and Friends: 50/72 episodes ready to use in class and part of the guide done. On the whole, I’m up to  36%
    – make comprehension worksheets (two per episode) 100/144 (69%)
    – make grammar & vocabulary worksheets (one per episode) 0/72 but I created a template & took notes of the verbs we’re going to work on for 20/72 episodes so for now 14%
    – make tests 0/18 (0%)
    – write the lesson plans. 11/72 episodes (15%)
    – review and edit the guide. (0%)
    – publish on Kindle. (0%)
    * RWBY:
    – make flashcards: for now I use pictures from the internet and I guess I’ll work on the flashcards later as this is not urgent.
    – prepare worksheet/activities for season 1 episodes: 14/16 (87.5%)
    – rewatch episodes for Character Files answer sheets : 6/20 (30%)
    – actually create worksheets for trailers+season 1 (module 1):  1/24 (4%)
    – create tests for module 1: 0/6 (0%)
    – create games for module 1
  3. #52haikus2019 challenge
    – Share blog post by email to haiku associations and so on. Still need to do that!
    – Actually do the challenge! I’ll go back to posting on Saturdays, so no news for now. Stay tuned. 😉
  4. Compile #52haikus2018
    – reorganize the haikus by season: 100% (completed on January 5)
    – compile them into an ebook: Uploading to the cloud, then downloading to PC, check!  (I make the illustrations and post from my tablet, but I still prefer making books on PC) 10%
    look for a title: Found it on Sunday evening: Au fil de l’eau, which is French for With the Flow (guess I can use that for the English title, considering most of the haikus are already translated; what do you think? ^^) 10%
    – make a cover: Once I found the image and the title, things went pretty fast for that 100% (completed on January 6)
    – share the ebook 0%
    – create the on-demand paper version  0%
  5. Japanese coursebooks:
    – correct and revise lessons. (6/90) 7%
    – make review sessions: some more work on on #2 (1/3) 38%
    – make evaluations (1/3) 33%
    – make ppt for the classes (31/90) 34%
    – make worksheets (30/90) 33%
    – make vocabulary sheets (3/90) 3%
  6. Poetry collection:
     Complete meta-data: (60%)
    – Send to beta-reader 0/60 (0%)
    – Use beta’s feedback
    : 0/60 (0%)
    – Plan marketing:
    – Make a book trailer: I have some sort of storyboard. 10%
    – Publish the illustrated excerpts:
    0/23 (0%)
  7. Cruel Fairy Tales – second, enriched edition: My new beta-reader gave me some feedback on stories 1 & 2. The other 2 are getting back to reading. I’m thinking of setting a weekly update witht hem (kind of like with accountability parteners at ROW80 I guess, I don’t have one as I know I won’t be available enough for them, but I lve the idea!)
    Send to beta-readers : 4/13 (31%)
    Use beta-readers’ feedback: 5/39 (13%)
    Include more illustrations:  (0%)
    Finish new cover: Done! (100%) – Completed January, 6.
    Publish second edition planned for December 2019
    Plan the marketing: besides publishing extracts on social networks, I’ll get in touch with blogs and so on to talk about the book in the coming months. Which means I also need to:
    ~ Write a press release
    ~ Update the website page
    ~ Contact the book bloggers I know of that might be interested
    ~ Compile the illustrated extracts on the blog

    ~ Make a book trailer
    ~ Market 2nd edition
  8. Little Black Riding Hood (LBRH): on hiatus for now (but I keep thinking about it lately so probably back on the table once publications are well on their way. =D )
    – Write the intro: I decided to actually do that after the story is written. 20%
    Finish writing: 30/105 chapters  (29%)
    Reread and edit: 0/105 chapters (0%)
    Send to beta-readers: 1/15 (7%)
    Get their feedback and use it. 1/30 (3%)
    Prepare the ebook for self-publishing (80%)
    Work on the cover design:  15%
    Plan the marketing
    Make a book trailer
    Publish/submit it!
    Market the book.

8 réponses sur “#ROW80 – Round 1 – Check-in 3”

    1. I try to, though it’s harder when you feel like it’s really small. With ROW80 however, I look at it twice a week and see how much I’ve accomplished. It helps a lot!!

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