Wednesday, April 13, 2011

WIP Day - The next leg!

This will be a speedy post today.  I have construction workers running rampant in my apartment, finally replacing all of the windows.  Someone call the exterminator!  Luckily, hubby is still home for a bit, giving me this small amount of blogging time before I have to get back to keeping my two little guys away from the excitement.  How I long for a house... or a second car.


Good news!  I finished my paper edit!  Go ahead... join me... *HAPPY DANCE*

I spent a good chunk of this last weekend editing away (when not editing the maternity photos that I just took for a friend.  Love preggo bellies!)  By Monday I only had about 17 pages left, and I managed to bust them out and close the red, bleeding book just before the new episode of House clicked on. 

Yay me!

It sure felt good to finish that round.  I know I have a ton of work ahead of me.  Now its a couple day break for my poor brain, then I dive right back in.  Plugging my edits into the word doc.  Going through all the beta comments and seeing what else I missed.  Plugging THAT in.  Phew!

At this moment in time, I have feedback from five of my betas.  Still waiting on two... but if I don't get that soon, oh well.  I think I have enough to really see what this creation of mine did.  I am very excited to go through their thoughts.  And nervous.  Kinda nervous... Really nervous.

As of now, I am thinking that Friday I will start back in.  We will see if my brain allows.  I just may have to force it.  Being as I have never gotten this far... I have no idea how long it will take to edit.  Or for my head to explode.  Which ever comes first, I am sure it will be epic.

Ok, hubby is tapping his watch.  Time to skidaddle.  Have a good day, fellow Bloggers and awesome readers.  (Oh... and as a heads up... something special is coming for the next Mash-Up Monday post.  Can you smell a... give-away?... * Smile.*)

And now I leave you with... some Beta comments!  *Cheer*


Keary Taylor said...

YAY for finishing the paper edit! This next round is going to be awesome and trying but soo worth it! Good luck Jenni! You're awesome!

doreen said...

The little comment word was all covered up today.
Congratulations on finishing this process! It does feel good doesn't it? Really makes you want to roll up your sleeves and jump back in...but take a little break:)

Jennifer Hillier said...

Congrats on finishing the paper edit! A happy dance is definitely in order.

Happy to be a new follower. I LOVE the look of your blog!

Jenni Merritt said...

Doreen - Oh yes it feels good! Though now I am counting down to friday... when editing begins again!

Jennifer - Welcome! I'm happy to have you following me :)

I've tried changing the look of my blog a few times... but I always change it back pretty quick. I love how it turned out, and don't know if I can ever change it. I'm happy you like it too!

Abby Stevens said...

Congrats on finishing your paper edits! I found you from the Natalie Fischer pitch contest. :) I like how you included beta comments in this post - never seen anyone do that, but it's a great idea!


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