I've had a wonderfully creative summer!
The first draft of my book is finished. I am now doing my own edit, then will be sending it to a professional editor. It turned out to be a lot shorter than originally expected, but the content is great so I am happy with that.
Health-wise, the past month has been incredibly challenging - not so much in terms of pain, but getting my back operation sorted. It's now going ahead next week. Phew! My achievement is getting through it.
I've cycled less this month, but I've still been on my bike at least a few times a week.
I have podcasts recorded until the end of December.
My hedge veg stall has been very successful.
I completed the Seanwes 30 Days to Better Writing Challenge.
I also completed the Make it in Design Summer School and really got back in touch with surface pattern design as a result.
I introduced a new range of stationery products to my Martine Makes shop.
I moved my Martine Makes shop from Squarespace to Shopify and made my first sales.
I moved my email list from Converkit to MailChimp and am changing the format of my emails.
Currently Working On
Preparing mentally for a month of rest after my operation. There will be knitting, drawing and reading...!
Editing my book.
Reading ALL THE THINGS in preparation for the new subjects I will be teaching this academic year.
Keeping my creative activities going - making art and lettering.
Not freaking out about missing the first month of my new job.
All of the above. I am not planning any more due to recovery time.