So currently, I have two people (hopefully) who are actually going to read Alice and give me some much needed feedback and typo checking.
In the meantime, I've got two other stories I'm working on. Both are in the beginning stages. I'm just mucking around in the first two chapters, waiting until one of them takes off, then I'll probably focus all attention on that one to get it done.
The first one is Fisherman's Paradise, a project I had during my college animation class. It's a fantasy setting, but with technology. I'm not sure what genre that is. But it's a treasure hunting adventure story that doesn't take itself too seriously. The characters are all really high energy. They make me tired after I write them, but it's fun.
The second one is called Red. This story is based off of Little Red Riding Hood and I consider it my "werewolf story". It's a little bit more serious, but I'm still having fun with the characters.
Right now, I feel like I need to start setting some goals for both working on these stories and taking further steps to get Alice published. Otherwise, I have a tendency to let things fester under the pretense that I am working simply by keeping them in mind. It's not very productive.
Goal number 1: 15 pages of writing per week, no matter the project.
Goal number 2: Complete query letter by June 30th.
I will return next Sunday with a progress report on these two goals.