I'll also be answering emails in the morning. :)
I'm going to work on DOTM # 6 instead of writing the other books that I'd wanted to write right now. I'll do The Dance later on, for now I will get to Book 6 in the Diary of A Teenage Mom series starting Monday morning! :)
I'll also be answering emails in the morning. :)
Yesterday I spent the day in the city helping Jy move. It was raining so hard, that on our drive out of the city, a section of the road was flooded (about a foot deep of water) ...while worrying how deep the water was and whether we could make it through it, the other part of my mind (the part that wasn't worrying) was working a flood into one of my next books. That's just the way my mind works. :)
Meanwhile, I talked to Jy about playing Tank Bannister if we film Diary of A Teenage Mom next summer. He said yes. Of course a lot can change between now and then, but at least he is agreeable to it (at this point in time).
I'll try to find a picture of Jy where he could pass as Tank.
Anyway, I'm still working on the Diary of A Teenage Mom book 1 video trailer. That is taking forever. I'm trying to make it with sims 3. I have all the sets built and the draft script written and I tested out filming last night and got a few shots and I think this is going to work out great!!
So, my plans for today are to finish the script, answer a bunch of letters from readers (it really brightens my day when I get letters from readers), and then start filming the scenes. Tomorrow I'll record the voice overs, do the vocal animation, and then edit the video tomorrow and Friday.
As far as my books, here are my writing plans and projects:
1. Book trailer for Diary of A Teenage Mom book 1
2. Book trailer for Teenage Millionaire book 1
3. write a book called The Dance (I've already got 1000 words written on it and this is going to be a GREAT book! )
4. Write Diary of A Teenage Mom book 6
5. Write Teenage Millionaire book 2
6. Finish writing Brothers of Atlantis (sci fi fantasy paranormal book)
7. Write For The Kingdom (sci fi fantasy paranormal book)
I plan on getting all of this done before the end of October!!! The amazing thing is that I'm so full of creative energy and when I am in the writing mood I can write an entire book in one week!!!
I was up until 5 a.m. because of all this creative energy. Thanks to ADD, I was writing on The Dance while building the sets for the book trailer for DOTM # 1
Okay, I must:
finish the script
answer email from readers (yay! The highlight of my day :))
film the trailer
write another chapter in The Dance
record voice overs (probaby around 3 a.m.)
So much to do, so little time. It's a good thing that when I'm working on my books, or book related stuff, time is relevant!
Have a great day everyone!! :)
Now that book 5 is out, I'm working on making a video book trailer for book 1 this week! I'm attempting to make it with sims 3 so we'll see how that works out. I'm trying to get as much done as possible today because tomorrow I have to go to the city to help Jy Trigg move (check out his website, www.jytrigg.com ) By the way, I'll announce here as soon as I know when the movie Lizzie Borden is coming out, Jy is in that and they finished filming at the end of July but I have no idea when that will come out. Christine Ricci stars in it. I'm not much for a movie about a woman that kills both her parents, but I will watch it, only because Jy is in it.)
So, I'm working 8 hours today on this trailer. I've cut a script from the book manuscript and getting ready to further cut it to a trailer script. And I've got a few of the sims characters chosen. I'll hopefully get this finished by the end of the week.
As soon as that is up and posted, I'm going to be writing book 6, marathon style, starting Friday night at midnight and going all weekend, day and night, with just breaks for naps, but eating at my computer (maybe) ... and I'll be updating my blog every hour during the writing process so that you guys can all follow along on my progress. I'm also thinking of filming it and then afterwards putting it out as a video (for like $2) on the making of a book. I'll include everything in the video, even the parts where I periodically pull out my hair in frustration LOL. (just kidding, I seriously don't pull out my hair lol)
Hope everyone is enjoying book 5. Thank you so much for being so loyal to the series. I'm thinking of putting out a new cover on book 1. (What do you guys think about that??)
I'm so excited about book 6 coming up, and as I said, book 6 is going to be twice, or even three times, as long as book 5. :)
Okay, I must get back to work on the trailer now. Lots of work!!
Next summer, book 1 may be being produced as a movie and Jy Trigg MIGHT possibly play Tank. Not sure ... I haven't even asked him yet but I'll ask him tomorrow when I help him move. Maybe I'll just call and ask him now.
Okay, seriously this time, back to work for me! :))
It's available now on Kindle! Here's the link:
Book 5 hasn't even been released yet by Amazon and I'm already finished the outline for book 6!! Book 6 is going to be three times as long as book 5. It's going to be the longest book I've ever written! But, it will also be the most exciting! For those of you that love the shorter books, I do hope that you'll like book 6 because it is definitely going to take more than just one day to read. For those of you that have been asking for the longer books, you'll be happy with book 6!!
I'm looking forward to your feedback on book 5! I keep checking and it's still not up yet!
I stayed up and got Book 5 uploaded to Kindle at 5 a.m. (Atlantic time)! It usually takes 12 hours for them to be available on Amazon so it should be ready by 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. Eastern time at the latest!
I'm so excited about Book 6 and I'm actually going to start that this evening! A lot of fun things will be going on in Book 6 and I'm anxious to get started. I don't expect to have the problems in book 6 that I had in book 5. It should be easy sailing!!
While I'm writing book 6, I'll update my blog every hour. I will probably start this evening and I'll let you know when I get started. :)
Yay! I'm finished! I'm uploading to Kindle now and it should be live by Sunday morning! Here's the cover!!
I appreciate everyone's patience so much!
Book 6 will be longer, and I will write it in a 48 hour marathon on a weekend and keep everyone posted every half hour or every hour!! I may even do it on video, not sure yet!
I'll post here as soon as book 5 is available on Kindle!
Only one more chapter to edit after the one I'm on now. THEN, I have to check the cover and make sure that's good to go, format the book, add the ISBN, and then it will be ready to upload to Kindle!
I am determined to have this book uploaded by morning!!! I'll post again in an hour on my progress!!
Thank you to all of you who are staying tuned to my all-nighter! You can also follow me on FB at https://www.facebook.com/ElizabethAnnTrigg
Back to work!!!
I'm halfway through the book's edit. Fortunately, I wrote carefully, so there are just minor grammatical corrections, and typo corrections. Editing in the middle of the night usually doesn't produce the best results, but I know how anxious everyone is for this book!!!
This book seems to be turning into some sort of soap opera :) I can't wait to get this series into some kind of video format.
Okay, back to editing ... halfway through!!! Also, you can follow me on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/ElizabethAnnTrigg
I've fixed all the rough inconsistencies about the honeymoon and now editing is fully underway! Woohoo!
I'll update this every hour (if I don't make the half hour update) ... the more I pay attention to editing, the quicker I'll get it done!
I think that the next book I write, I'm going to keep an hourly update of it here on my blog . . . I think it might be fun to have my readers along on the journey of writing the book! :)
Okay, back to editing!
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