Actually, before I start, I want to give a formal notice of sort.You may see this is the latest I’ve ever done a WicDiv notes. Asyou’ve seen all the other writer notes drop off, you may wonder if
this is a trend. In all honesty, it may be. As I’ve written before,
this schedule is utterly frenzied this year. It’s do-able, but it
also requires a lot of discipline – and at least part of that
discipline is not working too hard. I’m leaving space to recharge
batteries, as otherwise I know I risk burn-out.
(This all sounds quite bleak but it’s all just part of working as
Anyway – that means that a lot of things I’ve done which
basically tap the same emotional reserves as “work” are lower on
my priorities than last year. This would include the Writer Notes. As
fun as they are, they are very much a case in point in me just not
turning off. I had vague plans of perhaps reducing them to a
one-set-of-notes-per-arc sort of thing for other books, but as I
haven’t done anything yet, it’s probably telling.
In short: if there’s not many of these for the rest of the year,
I’m sorry, but it’s a casualty to the work. And on a personal level,
I’d appreciate if you don’t ask after them specifically. It stresses
me out, and I could do without that.
That level of self-centered woe-is-me bullshit out of the way,
let’s get on with it.