Mid-Week Update: Juggler Is an Apt Description

It’s been about ten days since I updated on my writing progress. After a very slow start last week, with just 600 words accomplished between Monday and Thursday, I went crazy on my novel Chaos Calling last weekend. My folks took the kids overnight on Friday, so I had some time on my hands. I wrote 1,600 words Friday night, and 2,200 words on Saturday. Sunday I added another 600 words. Tuesday I wrote 800 words. I need to produce about 7,000 words a week to finish this draft in June. But I’m making great progress, and having a lot of fun.

In other news, Brooke tells me her read of Flight (Children of the Sidhe, #3) was very smooth, and she’ll be giving me her suggested changes this week. I should have it to beta readers in early June. A cover shall be coming shortly. Finally a cover featuring a man!

I’ve printed a copy of Descent (Children of the Sidhe, #4), so when I’m in the mood to edit on paper, or take a project out of the house to a coffee shop or something, that’s what I’ll be working on. In fact, I might take it with me when we go to Sunriver next weekend. My mom-in-law will have the kids Saturday night, while we stay a half-hour south in Sunriver. Hubby is currently reading The Name of the Wind, by Patrick Rothfuss — who is one of my favorite authors and 100% absorbing. I could write Chaos Calling, or I could edit Descent…or maybe a little of both.

The paperback of Queen Witch is also hanging out there. I need to make a couple of changes, which might result in another proof. I’ve just left it sitting there for a bunch of weeks now. Bad, bad me!! I will tackle the next step with that soon.

Have a great week, ROWers!!

About J.R. Pearse Nelson

J.R. Pearse Nelson is a native Oregonian, residing in the beautiful Portland area. She lives with her husband, two small daughters and the family dog. J.R. is always searching for the magic in our world. She weaves tales rooted in mythology, bringing legend to life in modern-day and fantasy settings.

J.R. is the author of the Children of the Sidhe paranormal romance series, the Foulweather Twins fantasy series, and the Water Rites fantasy series.

You can connect with J.R. online at her website. Visit jrpearsenelson.com.

3 comments on “Mid-Week Update: Juggler Is an Apt Description

  1. Not ready to unveil the actual cover of Flight yet, JR? Well I’ve got the inside scoop so I’ll give up a few more details for your curious fans: the handsome man on the cover of Flight is not the typical “here’s a man’s unbelievably muscular torso” but rather an attractive face with a thoughtful expression. Thank goodness. I love oggling a ripped naked male body as much as the next girl, but it does get tiresome when every other romance novel has one on the cover. Flight is different. And better.

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