So I’m pretty tired right now. Even writing this is taking a lot out of me. It turns out it’s easy to talk about how tired autism can make me when I’m not too busy but once I try to follow some of my own advice and actually jump head first into life it gets a lot more tiring. I’ve just finished my third week of teaching and second week of teaching and uni and work all happening at once. I’m extremely grateful that I at least have my Wednesday and Sunday off because I am completely spent. I need to work tomorrow and I feel like I already have zero energy. Unfortunately this also means that I’m making a lot less progress on some of the stories I’ve been trying to write.
I am taking a break from the Hesitant Hero. I have no real vision on how I’m going to approach editing and proofreading that, but it might take a little while. I’m also still putting two of my other stories on the backburner for a little while as I’m figuring out a schedule now that I’m busier. I hope I feel less busy soon and I probably will. It’s always the first few weeks of getting used to a new schedule that are by far the worst. At least for me it is. I already felt more comfortable interacting and helping students this week than in week one or even two.
Anyway, I’m getting distracted. I was going to talk about what Fridays are going to look like on this blog from now on. I admit it’s been a little bit of a mess in general with the schedule as I’m figuring out what I really want to do. I’ve been enjoying doing my Made in Abyss recaps each week, but now that I have class on Thursday it’s a bit harder to find a good moment to do it. Maybe for the next season of anime I’ll try and take that into account. I’m not sure yet which anime I’m going to cover, I was initially thinking of Bleach but I don’t know yet.
I’ve been skipping Mondays and Wednesdays whenever I don’t have any good content. This week was no different. I hope to keep up with the Bleach recaps but I might skip a week or two. As for the important part, the Fridays, here’s what you can expect:
Not much. Next week I probably won’t have anything to post. I have something planned for the week after that, but then it’ll probably be a bit quieter as I try to figure things out. I am currently working on a story about a character that I want to learn more about, for myself, for another story I’m working on. It’s the same story that my short story Uncovering the tomb of Danahsereth is a prequel for. I don’t think it’s an interesting story, but I might just post it in case someone wants to read it. It’s mainly something I was told once to do for characters. If you write something from their perspective it helps you get into the character more. And I had a fun idea for this character. I’m also still planning to continue The Necromancer’s Daughter one day although I’ve been so focused on Hesitant Hero that I haven’t had the time or energy to edit that story. I have some new ideas for it that I have slowly been collecting in the most chaotic word document you’ll find. Maybe once I get a bit more energy I’ll put the time aside for it.
And Hesitant Hero will return. I have some ideas for the second volume already and I hope to write it in November for NaNoWriMo. If all goes well, chapters for the second volume should be here early 2023. Maybe I’m giving myself too much work and I should focus on one thing at a time. But I wouldn’t be as unhappy as I am if I was good at managing my life, now would I?
All of that aside, that’s been me for today, I once again want to thank everyone who read The Hesitant Hero or anything else I’ve posted here. It brings me so much joy to write these stories and if I get my way I’ll be doing this for the rest of my life. Look forward to more content as soon as I feel a bit more energetic. I have some other ideas I won’t talk about yet, but that could be a good fill for the Friday slot on my blog. Thanks for reading!