Friday, October 31, 2014

Projects update: October

When I do things that is a bit bigger I call them projects, it can be everything from organising an event to rearranging my kitchen. It's good for both having a good overview of what needs to be done and for evaluating when it's finished. Below are some of the ones I've been working on lately and their status.

Last update: September | August | June & July | May | April | March | February | January

October was a lot of up and downs in my private life which took over a lot but I managed to apply to around 30 jobs, though no callbacks. I also was a bit more social with friends and in general with people, specially after dedicating myself to being part of NaNoWriMo.

About my hopes: I had a great meeting about the artisan crafts fair (as hoped!) but some days ago the other person realised they didn't have time to work on this. No job but enough money to survive another month. I sold three items (not five as hoped) in my shop.

Hopes for November: That I dare to go to that music organising weekend in Gothenburg and that I will hit 50k on my NaNoWriMo novel. Getting a job.


♥ Selling/giving away
This is going slow but steady. Keep selling something every time I put stuff up for sale. It is not much but at least it is a small income and I get more space.

♥ Finding the perfect job (or a job at all)
Suggestions are appreciated in whatever, I am getting desperate.
0/1 done
♥ Taking care of things in basement
I haven't been down since the flooding to take care of things, but then I saw several stuff I could sell so I should probably get cracking on that. My drawings and photos could for the most part be saved so that made me happy.
3/4 done 

Project Panzi hospital
I read an article about the survivors of sexual violence that Panzi have taken care of and that the hospital need an industrial washing machine so through deviantART I'm trying to collect money, by selling donated prints. You can see more here. So far only collected $6.46. This might get included in the book project, one of the books might support Panzi.
0/1 done

♥ Children's books project

Seems like this is on ice considering busy people, I will look more into it before I put it on hold. About project: I've slowly gotten more and more disturbed that 90% of the main characters are boys in books and that if there is a girl she's wimpy and frankly not independent and cool and dare to do things. So, I started my own project where I hope to organise and make 5 children's books with girl leads. I got some people interested and planning on a meeting with a printing company soon.
0/4 done

♥ NEW: NaNoWriMo
To write a novel of 50 000 words in 30 days (or basically 2000 words for 30 days). I am excited and nervous but I really hope I can make it.
0/1 done


On hold

♥ Friendship project - on hold
3 (of 4) still needs to be photographed and shipped to their owners. I've just put the box with the bracelets in a safe place so now I can't find it. It might have been moved to the studio.
3/4 done

♥ Earring project Z - on hold
Haven't had the time to work on this. This was mostly to inspire myself, I'm being plenty of inspired lately without it. Parts: make, photograph and put up on Etsy and deviantART.
1/4 done 

♥ Closet project - on hold
I still need to make the holes in the lids though, unsure what tools to use - an awl?

3.5/4 done

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