Tentative Writing Plan*

      * Subject to change at any time (last updated on 10/07/21)

  Writing Goals

  • Highlighted rows are active goals
  •  
    Goal Type Status
    Release *Too Late to Apologize
    (working title)
    Suspense/Novel Scenes/Plot cards
    Release TNT4 Suspense/Serial Novella *Scenes/Plot cards
    (on hold til finish First Draft
    of *Too Late to Apologize)
    Release Suspense/Thriller novel Suspense/Novel Story TBA
    Release TNT5 Suspense/Serial Novella
    Release Suspense/Thriller novel Suspense/Novel Story TBA
    Release TNT6 Suspense/Serial Novella Ends series
    Release Suspense/Thriller novel Suspense/Novel Story TBA
    Release Banished Fantasy serial (Kindle Vella platform) Released (1st 12 episodes)

      Tasks supporting Goals

  • Highlighted rows are active tasks
  • Revision steps: [Cool-down], [Read-through & triage], [Rev Lines/Scene & Rework plots/sub, Conflicts, & Time], [Write-in], [Edits & Type-in], [Bug-hunters], [Release]
  • Pre-planning/Planning steps: Dots & Lines, Pre-planning, Scenes/Plot cards
  •  
    Task Status
    Pre-planning/Planning *Too Late to Apologize (working title) Scenes/Plot cards
    First Draft of *Too Late to Apologize (working title)
    Revise *Too Late to Apologize (working title)
    Pre-planning/Planning TNT4 *Scenes/Plot cards
    (on hold til finish First Draft
    of *Too Late to Apologize)
    First Draft of TNT4
    Revise TNT4
    Release Banished (ongoing serial episodes) Released (1st 12 episodes)

     Completed tasks

          (most recent to oldest)
     
    Task Status
    Revise TNT and the Prisoner Completed 10/6/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 12) Completed 10/6/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 12) Completed 10/2/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 11) Completed 9/24/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 11) Completed 9/21/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 10) Completed 9/13/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 10) Completed 9/10/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 9) Completed 9/2/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 9) Completed 8/30/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 8) Completed 8/22/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 8) Completed 8/19/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 7) Completed 8/11/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 7) Completed 8/8/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 6) Completed 7/31/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 6) Completed 7/28/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 5) Completed 7/20/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 5) Completed 7/17/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 4) Completed 7/15/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 4) Completed 7/12/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 3) Completed 7/10/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 3) Completed 7/6/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 2) Completed 7/5/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 2) Completed 7/2/21!!!
    First Draft of Education: The GAME Episode 5 Completed 7/1/21
    Revise The Book Club Released 6/13/21!!!
    First Draft Banished (Episode 1) Completed 5/24/21!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning Banished (Episode 1) Completed 5/12/21!!!
    First Draft of TNT and the Prisoner Completed 12/16/20!!!
    First Draft of The Book Club Completed 11/18/20!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning for Education: The GAME Episode 5 Completed 9/7/20!!!
    Revise Expiration: The GAME Episode 4 Released 9/2/20!!!
    Revise TNT and the Surprise Door Released 8/10/20!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning for TNT3 Complete 8/7/20!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning for The Book Club Completed 5/12/20
    Send 3 emails to Tuff Readers during Mar-Apr 2020 3/17/20, 4/1/20, 4/20/20
    Send 3 emails to Tuff Readers during Jan-Feb 2020 1/21/20, 2/13/20, and 2/28/20
    First Draft of TNT and the Surprise Door Complete 2/9/20!!!
    First Draft of Expiration: The GAME Episode 4 Complete 1/14/20!!!
    Send 3 emails to Tuff Readers during Nov-Dec 2019 11/11, 11/27, 12/11
    Revise Extraction: The GAME Episode 3 Released 11/27/19!!!
    Pre-planning/planning Banished Complete 11/4/19!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning for TNT2 Complete 11/4/19!!!
    Send 3 emails to Tuff Readers during Sep-Oct 2019 9/16, 10/3, 10/17
    Pre-planning/Planning for Expiration: The GAME Episode 4 Completed on 9/25/19!!!
    Revise TNT and the Stranger Released 9/15/19!!!
    First Draft of Banished Completed on 9/10/19!!! (Changed to novel 10/15/19)
    Send 4 emails to Tuff Readers during Jul-Aug 2019 7/11/19, 7/25/19, 8/13/19, 8/29/19
    First Draft of Extraction: The GAME Episode 3 Completed on 8/11/19!!!
    Pre-planning/Planning for Banished Completed on 8/06/19!!! (Changed to novel 10/15/19)
    First Draft of TNT and the Stranger Completed on 7/22/19!!!
    Release Experimentation: The GAME Episode 2 Released 6/21/19!!!
    Send 3 emails (non-Goals) to Tuff Readers during May-Jun 2019 6/3, mid June, GAME2 Release announcement
    Finish revision of Experimentation: The GAME Episode 2 Released 6/21/19!!!
    Send series of emails about Goals to Tuff Readers 1/30, 2/13, 3/20, 4/3, 5/10
    Send 3 emails to Tuff Readers during Sep-Oct 2018 9/4, 10/9, 10/31
    Distribute September prizes for email recruiting contest No email recruits. CONTEST CANCELLED!!!
    Distribute August prizes for contest No email recruits
    Send 3 emails to Tuff Readers during Jul-Aug 2018 7/11, 8/7, 8/22
    Release Intruders Released 8/21/2018
    Start First Draft of "TTT1 (formerly Sixes1)" Pre-planning, planning complete 8/28
    Start First Draft of Extraction: The G.A.M.E. Episode 3 Pre-planning, planning complete 8/28
    Finish revision of Intruders COMPLETED! YAY!
    Distribute July prizes for contest COMPLETED! YAY!
    Create electronic revision process COMPLETED! YAY!
    Launch 2018 Email Recruiting Contest COMPLETED! YAY!
    Complete consultation for SIXES, an upcoming suspense/thriller serial COMPLETED (5/30/18)! YAY!
    Send 3 emails to Tuff Readers during May-Jun 2018 67% complete (5/31/18, 6/19/18)
    Complete rough first draft of GAME2 COMPLETED! YAY!
    Send 3 emails to Tuff Readers during Mar-Apr 2018 COMPLETED! YAY!
    GAME2: Complete pre-planning and scene cards   COMPLETED! YAY!
    Create loose outline for "Game2" COMPLETED! YAY!
    Send 3 emails to Tuff Readers during Jan-Feb 2018 COMPLETED! YAY!