Many days has passed since my last post, and you were wondering; what’s going on in my world? Well, it is very much the same but you can guess by this post’s title. Spring cleaning and since I am running in a normal way – as normal as one can – I still can’t believe, how time runs so fast. Its almost half way through October, before my week of horror starts – thus theme change.
As I’m cleaning my room in the next week, I’m think of next month because its Nanowrimo – write 50000 word novel. It is since 2013 was my last time that I made 50000 words and this year I must make it. I will make it. Why cleaning my room? It is simple an answer, I need the air-conditioner on because next month starts the Australian summer, humid hot and storms and cyclone watch season. It is life for me but I wouldn’t live anywhere else – except for a snow wonderland or cold areas like Tasmania.
Just thought to drop in for a short post to say as I’m as busy as a duck with its head chopped off. HA! I’m sorry for the mind graphic, but it does feel like this, because it is that busy. Just note that I’ll be back in December with a run-down of what has happen – Halloween, Nanowrimo and my life.
Its the Queens’ Birthday or Labour Day holiday tomorrow or today or whatever timezone you live in, here, Australia celebrate it.
It was changed from June to this weekend. And I rather celebrate it in June but it seems fortuitous that I need not worry about it anyway because I celebrate in June anyway. Its her birthday then.
My computer has Labour Day and I really don’t know and not only that I really drawn a blank to which holiday Australia is celebrating.
Anyway, I think a day off is a good thing especially working all Sunday, during this morning till just before midnight. For all Australians here and overseas, enjoy tomorrow.
I have been reviewing all my options with themes for my site as well as my life and it is all coming into the black or into the positive. I have been working very hard in the three weeks since my last post. And it looks like I have thirty-nine subscribers and all from ***.ru, and I hope they are finding what I am trying to do as a writer, author, editor and proofreader as interesting as I love what I do. If I find spam from those or any subscribers who come here, they will be deleted and blocked from site.
Spam is not tolerated
Thus here I have one rule, this rule is simple – Spam is not tolerated. I have a webmaster and I must say he is very thorough and he is working with me as quick as I was hoping. This rule is needed because I don’t want any spam from subscribers and I hope you do not want any spam from me, either. I had to take down the login, signup pages because of those .ru but I feel I had to make sure this rule was stated. I am going to put those pages back up. I was also in discussions with my webmaster for a future bulletin board. It is something that is what I think would be something that my subscribers would like to be a part of. As you may guess this first rule is what I believe will be a part that board and as you have noted by now I let things go by but there will be rules in the board and this site.
As you can see by the way things have been going, I have much to do. From the Services page is only, a third way through and bookshop is coming soon. Speaking of bookshop is not going up until I have completed a book that I’m editing at the moment.
I have a new logo and site icon. I wanted something new and since 2010 when I have grown more from a writer to author and such, with new credentials such as editor and proofreader. I am starting to create a website which is like the others that have been lost (I have some backups copied in a notepad file, which I’m working on transferring to a Archive page(Coming Soon…)) or I have changed. With this I will try as humanly as possible to return to posting, and making sure this website moves smoothly as possible.
For those of you who know what writers and authors do; well – write, edit, rewrite again and again until a alpha and beta readers see it before sending to publishers and that in itself is just half the battle. Then the publishers’ editors read your completed story or novel and then if that story is accepted then its a re-edit, upon a re-edit back and forth between editor and author for a certain number of days to months and even, before it is published, there is a process that I know not much about but I know this much, it is hard work. The stress of writing and editing before sending to the publishers is the great hurdle that I might talk about in my next post.
Signing off but working hard… watch this blog station and same blog channel for next post.
That is the million dollar question, which in itself has two factors, one is life and two is technology. Life and all its ailments has brought much of my life to a struggle, where I needed time to retake, life by the neck and haul it back to normal. Ha, I needed to see how SSL works and bang, my technical problem went back to two years ago. Frankly, I don’t mind and it may have been a pleasure to redo the website.
So I had a blog which had four posts, and it went poof – like I said before, nothing gain without hard work. As you might see that I’m working hard with returning to norm as quickly as humanly possible. Budget-wise I’m at a reasonable pace and eventually the shop will be opening as soon as possible. The shop I am talking about is the e-shop, which incorporates products and services – books I’m selling as products and editing and proofreading services as services – also, anything in between is my long term goal.
Once I get SSL – secure socket layer for the HTTP (Hypertext Protocol) to be HTTPS and a green lock appears then my shop will be ready and available. Until then just be as patient as possible, as I work with my Webmaster to bring back this site. I’m also making plans and such to get noticed more as well. Just watch this blog station and same blog channel and hope to bring up to date thoughts and such as I get to such things. 😉