Launch Day is Coming – Here’s all the details!

I’m not sure where September has gone. I mean, there’s a whole week of it left, but… where did the first three weeks go?

I didn’t get a blog post out for it, because the end of last week and the beginning of this week I just needed a break, but the ebook of The A-Zs of Worldbuilding is now available! The paperback release is this Saturday, September 30!

Better yet, for this next week before the paperback releases, the ebook is 99 cents! You’ve probably already seen this next offer as well, but if you sign up for my newsletter before September 30th, you’ll get a coupon code for 25% off the paperback (pre-order or after launch) when you order through my site or through the CreateSpace eStore (link coming soon!)

Also… there is a BLOG TOUR! It starts tomorrow, and I’m going to show you what’s coming up, but you’ll have to check back each day for the links as they go live! I have a few international blog tour stops, so please be patient when some links might go up later in the day than you’d expect.

The A-Zs of Worldbuilding Blog Tour

Sat, Sep 23Author Q&A hosted by Unputdownable Books
Sun, Sep 24Author Interview hosted by The Rabid Rainbow Ferret Society
Mon, Sep 25Review of The A-Zs of Worldbuilding by Deborah Jay
Tue, Sep 26Review of The A-Zs of Worldbuilding by Marisa Mohi
Wed, Sep 27 – Why Worldbuilding Matters (guest post) hosted by Unicorn Quester AND a review of The A-Zs of Worldbuilding by Anna Tan
Thu, Sep 28 – Worldbuilding Cultures: Cultivating Sensitivity through Creativity (guest post) hosted by Anna Tan
Fri, Sep 29Author Q&A hosted by the Purple Ink Writers
Sat, Sep 30Launch Day – My A-Zs of Worldbuilding Journey, here at RebekahLoper.com

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Have a wonderful week!

P.S. Have you added The A-Zs of Worldbuilding to your Goodreads shelf yet?

Required Reading – The Rants: Tom Sawyer & Huck Finn by Mark Twain – The Rabid Rainbow Ferret Society

It’s time for another Ferret post! Many thanks to Ferret Lissa for trading spots with me. My Required Reading Rant post was due the Tuesday right after Winnie died, and I just wasn’t in the state of mind to write anything. Of course, that means I ended up with Independence Day as my date instead, lol.

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Required Reading: The Rants, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, classics we love to hate, Mark Twain, Rebekah Loper

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The Thing About Camp NaNoWriMo…

… is that it tends to sneak up on you.

Somehow, it’s April. I sat down mid-March, just before my visit to The Writers Colony at Dairy Hollow (more posts coming about that in the near future!), and realized that my co-ML and I needed to figure out some write-ins for Camp NaNoWriMo. (We did, though they’re all in the last half of the month. Oh well.)

And I needed to figure out what on earth I was going to do for Camp. This post, coincidentally, is totally counting toward my Camp NaNo goal.

So what am I doing for Camp NaNo?

I’m focusing on making progress on several different projects, so I’ve decided to make my goal a set amount of hours vs. a number of words, though I am still keeping track of the words I write, just for posterity.

My goal, overall, is a minimum of 75 hours devoted to my projects. I’d like to hit 100 hours, but that’s if I get the first 75 done in a timely manner.

The projects I’m working on are:

Catalyst – it’s high time I get this thing polished, but I’m adding in an entire plotline for Zareja, and it’s been well over a year since I last re-read this sucker. So I’m re-reading, and writing down my outline and marking what changes need to be made, especially when it comes to adding scenes.

Blog Posts – I need a back log here, and to stay on top of other blogs that I contribute to. I have my assigned posts for the next several months for the Rabid Rainbow Ferret Society, so if I can get them written well ahead of time it’ll be fantastic. I also want to get back to contributing regularly to Fantasy-Faction, because I honestly don’t remember the last time I submitted an article there right off-hand.

Plotting – I have an idea for my November NaNo project. Potentially. But I need to start playing with it now, because the past couple of years where I didn’t have a firm outline well ahead of November… well, I’ve paid for at the end of the month. And I don’t want to do that again. Worst comes to worst, and this idea doesn’t pan out, I’m just going to pick up one of my Gyti stories again, or maybe even start on the next book of Undoing.

Shorts/Novellas – There are two specific works that I want to finish. One of them just needs some revision and polishing (and I need to decide which ending I want to use – because I wrote two), and the other needs a plot hole filled. As long as I finish the first, and make progress on the second, I’ll be happy.

The A-Zs of Worldbuilding – The book. I’m getting so close to making some announcements about this that I can almost taste it. But that’s all I’m gonna say for now, but mostly, I just need to keep chugging away. If you want to be in the know a little sooner, go sign up for my newsletter.

And just for fun, because I’ve started bullet journaling, here’s how I’m keeping track of my progress on each different project:

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Not yet finished for April 5th… but yes, I’ve already logged 4 hours of writing time.
Are you participating in Camp NaNo? What are you working on, whether you’re doing Camp or not?