#MondayMotivation Status Update – Week 9

limerick045Well the current production of limericks has been continuing, but the work on the collected volume three has slowed to a crawl. I was hoping to have that squared away as far as formatting, but I looks like that will occur this week. Really. I need to get that off my desk. Unfortunately, tax work (which pays the bills) has increased significantly… new clients coming out of the woodwork… it seems that this year everybody knows somebody whose looking to get their taxes done. Did H&R Block suddenly raise their rates or what! Not that I’m complaining… I like money!

But still:
A Limerick a day keeps the gloomies at bay.
That’s what I say, in no other way.
They help get me thinking,
Without too much drinking,
A mental jump-start to my day.

#MondayMotivation – Week 8 Status Update

coffee 01A good week of tweeting… more followers and a good series of being witty. I enjoy the various twitter games like: #unlikelythingstosteal, #newmeaningsforpotus and #makeafilmitalian. I like posting in these threads and dropping in the limerick pictures. I’m hoping that it drives some traffic, but mostly its fun… A way of keeping  this wordsmith mentally nimble. And at my age… I could use all the help I can get lol!

Well, speaking of limericks, I’m still getting the century of verses for volume three ready this week. I’m also working with a friend of mine to rework the cover images. I had a client pay me through paypal so now I have a little money trapped there and I found out that IStock images will accept paypal payments… how fortuitous.

I put out the weekly limericks last Friday, and I’m running ahead of schedule this week as I have all of this week’s daily limericks already done and in the launch bay.

#MondayMotivation – Week 7 Status Update

google_girlWell last week saw the publication of the second volume of limericks. I feel better just knowing that its finally off of my to do list. I need to get my procrastination under control here. I’m half way through the third installment and I hope to get that released in two weeks.

As for this week, I’m hoping to have the first draft of the Yoga Poses story ready for review. I should have an additional excerpt posted here. I know how much you all look forward to that. At least I hope you do… feedback here has crawled to about zero. But I’m hoping that the more I post, the more I’ll be noticed. Right now though, I seem to have an issue where I am not being seen in search results.

I think its a WordPress issue and I’ll have to start trouble shooting that. It may be something like installing a SEO plugin or have some admin option turned on… Well, that will have to wait until tomorrow.

Whoo Hoo Volume 2

limericks_vol02Yes, Limericks Volume 2 has been uploaded to Smashwords. I’m happy that I have the volume one template to work from. So I have a high degree of confidence that I wont need to do any reformatting to get it converted, published and distributed on their retailer network. I an also proud of doing my own cover. What do you all think? Not too bad eh?

Take a look at it here: Naughty Boy’s Book of Limericks – Vol 2

Subtitled: “Oh the Places You’ll Go”. This is the second release of limericks. It contains 100 limericks with a geographical focus and a ‘not suitable for minors’ nature. Test your knowledge of places global, and see how many you know..

#MondayMotivation – Week 6 Status Update

sexy-legs19Last week saw quite the uptick in twitter. Dozens of tweets and a couple of new followers and plenty of limericks posted. I’ve also been posting these limericks to my Pinterest page… click here to view. It also saw the completion of the Limericks Volume One review process at Smashwords. So I have a formatted template that works!

I’m looking forward to the week ahead and the publication of Limericks Volume Two. I’m hoping to have that done Wednesday. I’ll continue with the daily posting on twitter and the weekly round up here on Friday.

I’m also working on curating the Diana and the Julia series of poems. I think that once I have a dozen good one for each I’ll send them to Smashwords for publication.