Sparks' Notes: Weekly(ish) Writing Reflections by Author Lindsey Sparks

Episode 62: Serial Fiction, Special Editions, and Patreon Changes

October 24, 2022 Lindsey Sparks, Lindsey Fairleigh Season 1 Episode 62
Sparks' Notes: Weekly(ish) Writing Reflections by Author Lindsey Sparks
Episode 62: Serial Fiction, Special Editions, and Patreon Changes
Show Notes

Hi there! I'm Lindsey Sparks, author of fantasy romance books and mythology with a twist. Welcome to my weekly author's notes podcast! This episode was recorded on Sunday, October23, 2022, and I would love to share some of my reflections from this past week with you.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
New Patreon tier (Tier 3) - releasing WIP rough draft chapters the day that I right them. Currently chapters 1-5 of Darkness Between the Stars is available.
https://www.patreon.com/lindseysparks/membership

CURRENT FREEBIES:
Starter Library for newsletter subscribers (FREE ebooks and audiobooks of my series starters, and more!)
https://www.authorlindseysparks.com/join-newsletter

CURRENT WIP:
With editor: The Raven Queen (The Ending Legacy, book 1)
Writing: Darkness Between the Stars (Fateless Trilogy, book 2) - 5 chapters, 12k words
Map : Castle Corvo / The Seven Kingdoms (from The Raven Queen)
AI Art: Caracter art (Tarset) - posted a couple finished pieces with progressions to Patreon
Commissioned art: Jane (@chattynora on IG) is working on the typography and gold foil design of the naked hardcover for the Echo Trilogy special editions

READING:
The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

WATCHING:
WeCrashed
Peripheral
The Devil Wears Prada

HIGH:
The design for the Echo Trilogy 10th Anniversary special edition dust jacket is looking beautiful.

LOW:
Migraine last week (couldn't record)
The forest fire smoke

LAST WEEK'S OBSESSION:
Darkness Between the Stars rough draft
Fateless Trilogy playlist (DBtS playlist starts at song 42):
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1UyUc1XUxG6VhF2fgJyUvY?si=7c628ecf1e864f43

FUN RESEARCH LINKS:
Why Greek Statues Have Small Penises: Woman’s Lecture Goes Viral:
https://greekreporter.com/2022/05/19/greek-statues-small-penises/

How Big Dick Energy explains modern masculinity:
https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/6/27/17506898/big-dick-energy-explained

BIG GOAL(s):
- write 5 chapters of Darkness Between the Stars
- write The Last Vampire Queen episode 7

LOOKING FORWARD TO:
Finding out what the November Patrons' Choice story is going to be.
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