Hey guys!

What’s going on? It’s been a while! That’s what school and full time work will do, I suppose. Plus, Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 was released not too long ago, and I just HAD to get the good ending, the bad ending, and beat Nightmare mode before making much more progress.

Well, it’s spring break, and I’ve got things planned.

For starters, I plan to renew my license since it expires next week (happy birthday to me).

Number one, though, I plan to finish proofing Monochrome Dream: Apostrophe this week since I won’t have school to worry about, and then hopefully I can make print versions available for pre-order. Yee.

I’ve kinda put work on MD2 on hold because I’m dedicating that time to proof the first Monochrome Dream, and I’m checking it extensively for errors before I put it up for pre-order (I’ve already found a few that would have been extremely embarrassing if they made it to the final cut). The electronic version of it IS available for pre-order, but as of right now, paperback versions are unavailable at this moment. After this week, I do plan to have it available for pre-order. Thank you so much for being patient with me, and I’m sorry I haven’t been able to make it available sooner.

I’m going to update the MD tab because the chapters posted there are obsolete. I’m not deleting the original posts containing those old chapters for the sake of those who reeeeally want to dig them up, but just know those posts are no longer canon and should not be applied to the story.

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Word Count

I know it’s late, but I’m working on book 2 of Monochrome Dream, and I am about 14,000 words into it. On days that I can write, I plan to write 1,000 words per day. As you understand, sometimes life happens, and I can’t write every single day, but I do plan to have Book 2 ready to go sometime next year so that I don’t have to keep all of you waiting too long.

Monochrome Dream: Apostrophe will be released in 66 days, so make sure you pre-order your e-copy today!

Do not be discouraged

Success isn’t instantaneous.

Whatever you’re trying to pursue, you might not always get immediate support. People might not take you seriously. A lot of people won’t really view you as successful until you’re a prominent figure, and some of them might not even care until you start getting a lot of publicity. You’ll probably even start to question who your real friends are when they don’t support you on social media platforms.

Don’t let this discourage you. You should use this as a drive – motivation. Don’t give up. Don’t stop pressing forward.

Sequel Writing

I’ve been blowing through book 2, but I’d be lying if I said I really wrote 7,000+ words in one day. (Well, maybe not since I finished my NaNoWriMo book in 11 days).

Before I was seriously considering publishing, someone told me that if I’m writing a series, I should write one or two sequels before seriously considering publishing book one. I say heed that advice, and use it well! It’s the main reason why I’ve been able to get through this novel so fast. While I changed a lot, there are still several scenes I intended to keep. I’ve kind of just been able to copy and paste stuff from the old manuscript for book 2, and it’s made progression a little less painful.

At the time of writing the manuscript for book 2, it may seem like a waste of time, but believe you me. It’s not.