Clearly, the most important thing you should all know is that I have me an Applejack Crystal figurine.
That's what you all came here to read about right? Thought so!
Well, it's basically a translucent plastic amber shaded Applejack figurine around an inch tall and it's covered with sparkles! SPARKLES! It's pretty!
That's pretty much all I have to say about her, other than that she's hanging out on my desk watching as I write.
Wait, you didn't come here to read about my new AJ figurine? Oops, my bad!
Okay, so I'm going to go ahead and clear up something with a lot of messages I've been asked since I first started writing.
What is this question? Well, I've been asked quite frequently, "What's your writing process?"
I honestly don't know why you'd want to know my methods of how to get my semi-creative juices flowing, but I'll tell you.
Before I get started, let me just assure you that how I get started is nothing special at all. In fact, I view it as kind of tragic.
First off, I need the mood to strike me to write. Typically this is when I'm lonely or tired and in rare cases extremely bored. Sometimes if I want to write but I don't have the inspiration I'll listen to music. Generally something that fits the setting of the current chapter. In this case, for those of you who are curious I started out writing the chapter in progress listening to:
Secondly, I need to be free from all distractions. I pretty much forbid myself from using anything other than a word document, and YouTube or Pandora for music.
Finally, and most importantly, a can of Mountain Dew Code Red. This is an absolute requirement for me, I've never been able to write a single chapter without some Code Red. Do I know why? Not really, but I just go with it. I've tried dozens of times to write without it and I can never come up with anything!
Now relax, for you who didn't come here expecting information on how I write and came here strictly for information on when the new chapter might be done.
I'm currently only around a fourth of the way done with the current chapter. I'd like to be further, but hey, it's a start!
Random imaginary person I made up asks, "But RDS! When will it be finished?!"
I HOPE it will be done before Friday next week. Is that saying it will be? Absolutely not. However, me writing this down and telling a whole bunch of people that I want to have it done before then will motivate me and probably increase the likelihood that it will be done by then. I do have some real life conflicts though, as an example, I finally have a job interview this Tuesday. So that can interfere with my writing, especially if I get the job which I desperately need.
Too long, didn't read version:
New chapter hopefully by January 25th, or sooner.
Love y'all and hopefully I'll bring more updates soon!