Here are some current projects I’m working on:

January:

Updated idea book (3 ideas)

Inspiration Dossier:

  • People I Admire:
    • Added cousin’s bio (written by him)
    • Updated Mike Velzy
  • Villains I Admire:
    • Mason from 7 Guardians of the Tomb
    • Indie villain
    • Kim from Scrubs
  • Authors I Admire:
    • Mike Velzy
  • Notes:
    • 25 pages
  • Assignments from my Past
    • 3 assignments
  • Best Writing:
    • Horror Movie Faves
    • Infinity Train
  • Best Memories:
    • 1 memory with Clara
    • 1 memory with Mom (in law)
    • 2 memories with Dad
    • 3 memories with Matt
    • 3 memories with Mom (biological)
    • 1 memory with Eric
    • 1 memory with Brandi
    • Updated memory with niece from November
    • D&D-mas
    • French Trouble
    • High School Stories
    • Got Grinched
    • Safety by Soldiers
  • Most Influential Characters I Created:
    • Under the Lake:
      • Read notes for and wrote update in Most Influential Characters I Created for Dessa Wheeler
    • Story Hoppers:
      • Read notes for and wrote reflective pieces for Gregor and Jamie
    • Head Hunters:
      • Read notes for and wrote updates in Most Influential Characters I Created for Cayden Atwater, Daniya Atwater, Ms. Lily Clearwater, Natsu Shudo, Chris Johnson, and Aiden Willows
    • Escort/Recon:
      • Read notes for and wrote updates in Most Influential Characters I Created for Miss Autumn, Ried, and Leal
      • Read notes for and wrote reflective pieces for Rita, Lyall, Paci, Talia, Jayden, Max, Ryan, Felice, and Starlyn
    • Music Nymphs:
      • Read notes for and wrote updates in Most Influential Characters I Created for Emmett and Joss
      • Read notes for and wrote reflective pieces for Chloe Miller and Atticus Sterling
    • Mayday:
      • Wrote notes for reflective pieces for Cordelia, Oliver, Hugh, Marcella, Jupita, Everette, Elysia, Rainer, Keller, Kai Lawrence, Kyra Lawrence, Keb, Ayden Sinclair, Sata, Rosalee, Selene, Talissa, Eli, Miles, and Shiloh
      • Read notes for and wrote reflective pieces for Cordelia, Oliver, Hugh, Marcella, Jupita, Everette, Elysia, Rainer, Keller, Kai Lawrence, Kyra Lawrence, Keb, Ayden Sinclair, Sata, Rosalee, Selene, Lebna, Talissa, Eli, Miles, Shiloh
      • Spoke to the inspiration behind one of the youngest characters and was inspired further
      • Wrote update for Jupita
      • Created reflective piece for Warren
    • Heart on Her Sleeve:
      • Wrote notes for reflective pieces for Keaton Tamblyn, Dante Tamblyn, Arya Tamblyn, Kenzi Tamblyn, Keena Tamblyn, Ozara Tamblyn, Levina Tamblyn, Nikkita, Marica Tamblyn, Kennedy Tamblyn, Kayden, Kelly, Callie, Maya, Millers, Zack, Desi, Imelda, Markus
      • Read notes for and wrote reflective pieces for Keaton Tamblyn, Dante Tamblyn, Arya Tamblyn, Kenzi Tamblyn, Keena Tamblyn, Ozara Tamblyn, Levina Tamblyn, Nikkita, Marica Tamblyn, Kennedy Tamblyn, Kayden, Kelly, Callie, Maya, Millers, Zack, Desi, Imelda, Markus
    • Project Poseidon:
      • Wrote notes for reflective pieces for Elyon Honneywell, Helena, Trent, Joey, and Camryn
      • Read notes for and wrote reflective pieces for Elyon Honneywell, Helena, Trent, Joey, and Camryn
  • Worst Nightmares:
    • Added 2 to file

Accountabilibuddies:

  • Gave biography advice to a member
  • Answered questions about:
    • WIP (Work in Progress)
    • Projects I plan to work on
    • What got me started in writing
  • Answered interview questions from Nephrys Darkwater
  • Asked permission to include people’s name in my interview
  • Talked to fellow writer about his goals and stories

Answered daily Write Warriors questions

Pandora Welch fanpage (admin)

Head Hunters fan page

StrideStar:

  • Caught up on what I missed
  • Recruited people for the table read
  • Researched things for table readers’ questions
  • Took notes during table read
  • Made small edits in script during table read
  • Voiced readers’ concerns to the high ups
  • Talked with other team members to collect accurate notes for the writers team
  • Met with guests by text or voice for feedback notes
  • Shared notes from table read with writers team

Escort/Recon:

  • Worked on Most Influential Characters I Created files for some of the cast
  • Answered daily Write Warriors questions
  • Updated Background Info. In Story Bible notes
  • Collected articles for my characters
  • Researching spells for witch characters
  • Created pocket books of notes and locations for this story as well as Head Hunters of their story
  • Wrote last minute notes for pocket books

Music Nymphs:

  • Worked on Most Influential Characters I Created files for some of the cast
  • Answered daily Write Warriors questions
  • Researching spells for witch characters
  • Created pocket books of notes and locations

Mayday:

  • Worked on Most Influential Characters I Created files for some of the cast
  • Answered daily Write Warriors questions
  • Updated Background Info. In Story Bible notes Collected articles for my characters
  • Researching spells for witch characters
  • Wrote notes for next scene
  • Created new file for new character
  • Edited
  • Worked on
  • Reached out to two people who inspired characters
  • Created pocket books of notes and locations
  • Wrote last minute notes for pocket books

Project Poseidon:

  • Worked on Most Influential Characters I Created files for some of the cast
  • Briefly spoke to coauthor

Tutored someone in creative writing and time management

Heart in Her Sleeve:

  • Edited
  • Worked on Most Influential Characters I Created files for some of the cast
  • Updated story and character notes

February:

Inspiration Dossier:

  • Assignments from my Past: 2
  • Best Writing:
    • Most Horrifying Ghost Stories’ Backstories Part I
    • The Good Place
    • Most Horrifying Ghost Stories’ Backstories Part II
    • Top Beyond the Unknown Stories Part I
    • Top Teen Titans Episodes
  • Wrote 1+ pages of notes

Accountabilibuddies:

  • Sent in interview (interview on FAQs page)
  • Accepted literacy promoting challenge
    • Promoted two members’ books
  • Helped writers with details in their story world
  • Answered question about possible title to my memoir (still working on)

Answered daily Write Warriors questions

Escort/ Recon:

  • Answered daily Write Warriors questions
  • Pocket book:
    • Important Definitions
    • Notes from investigative journalists
    • Characters and Species
    • Possible powers
    • (For the villains):
      • Definitions
      • Gear
      • Experiments
  • Edited
  • Read notes
  • Worked on
  • Wrote notes for
  • Gathered notes for
  • Shared scenes and additional information with potential fans
  • Outlined upcoming scenes
  • Spoke to editor about two scenes

Music Nymphs:

  • Answered daily Write Warriors questions
  • Pocket books:
    • Rae’s powers
    • Atticus’ powers
    • Possible powers
    • Runes for Rae
    • Runes for Atticus

Mayday:

  • Answered daily Write Warriors questions
  • Edited
  • Read notes for
  • Worked on
  • Pocket Books:
    • Main, secondary, tertiary characters
    • Families and ages
    • Character info for the owner of the safe-house
    • Jobs of All
    • Ayden’s spells
    • Eli’s spells
    • Shiloh’s spells
    • Miles’ spells
    • Warren’s spells
    • Possible spells
    • Key
    • Ayden’s runes
    • Shiloh’s runes
  • Did research for
  • Spoke to inspiration behind a character and took notes from that conversations
  • Shared scenes and additional information with potential fans

Pandora Welch fanpage (admin)

Head Hunters fan page

StrideStar:

  • Took notes at meeting
  • Shared my notes with others
  • Worked on assignment we got

Kaylyn Gabbert fan page

Tutored two in world building and time management

FAQs

Instagram (@KaylChels)

Twitter (@KaylChels)

About Me

Did arts and crafts with niece

March:

Escort/ Recon:

  • Collected notes for
  • Edited
  • Worked on
  • Researched for
  • Gathered notes from Head Hunters
  • Answered a Write Warriors question from last month
  • Answered daily Write Warriors questions
  • Talked to editor about upcoming scenes
  • Talked to potential fan about characters and a couple scenes
  • Unearthed and collected notes I took from magazines, old talk shows, and articles to help my stories and my characters
  • Dug in notes for and the manuscript of Under the Lake for helpful notes
  • Added personal knowledge note to old, relevant notes from old talk show
  • Drew floor plan for Skylar’s house
  • Read and collected Reader’s Digest to inspire my characters’ personalities
  • Briefly discussed this story in a third writing group
  • Wrote Story Bible notes for references

Inspiration Dossier:

  • Printed and collected 11 Assignments from the Past
  • Best Writing:
    • Top Forensic Files II Part I
    • Most Horrifying Backstories Part II
    • Top Beyond the Unknown Stories Part I
  • Wrote 8 pages of notes

Head Hunters fan page

Pandora Welch fanpage (admin)

  • Posted a guest blog about living with POTS

Confessions of a Music Nymph:

  • Draft III:
    • Links to the Past
    • Wrote outline notes
  • Draft II:
    • Edited chapter one
    • Wrote notes for
    • Worked on chapter two

StrideStar:

  • Collected notes for assignment
  • Voted on art style of first game
  • Took notes during meetings
  • Caught co-workers up on what they missed

Answered thought-provoking questions from a Full Sail University Facebook group

Accountabilibuddies:

  • Congratulated a member on winning a big contest
  • Helped a member edit his first song
  • Shared a member’s article
  • Went over manuscript/synopsis with a member:
    • Went over synopsis
    • Edited parts of synopsis
    • Talked about different manuscript versions and the changes between them
    • Helped with editing
  • Asked members thought-provoking questions while promoting another writing group
  • Shared a little of what I learned on a research deep-dive
  • Shared old and new notes on sensitive subjects to a member
  • Guest blogging
    • Spoke to member about my preferred name for my post
    • Asked member for new copy of my file because I couldn’t find my copy anymore
    • Edited and updated a guest blog post for a member
    • Sent updated copy and author photo to member

Kaylyn Gabbert fan page

Music Nymphs:

  • Researched setting
  • Answered daily Write Warriors questions
  • Drew floor plan for Chels’ house
  • Read and collected Reader’s Digest to inspire my characters’ personalities
  • Collected notes I took from magazines, old talk shows, and articles to help my stories and my characters
  • Added personal knowledge note to old, relevant notes from old talk show
  • Wrote Story Bible notes for references

Mayday:

  • Answered daily Write Warriors questions
  • Briefly talked to inspiration behind a character and collected notes from them
  • Worked on
  • Edited an earlier scene
  • Collected notes I took from magazines, old talk shows, and articles to help my stories and my characters
  • Added personal knowledge note to old, relevant notes from old talk show
  • Wrote Story Bible notes for references

Tutored someone on paraphrasing

Under the Lake:

  • Unearthed and collected notes I took from magazines, old talk shows, and articles to help my stories and my characters
  • Added personal knowledge note to old, relevant notes from old talk show Reread and edited part of a scene

Heart on Her Sleeve:

  • Unearthed and collected notes I took from magazines, old talk shows, and articles to help my stories and my characters
  • Added personal knowledge note to old, relevant notes from old talk show

Updated idea book (1 idea)

Answered thought-provoking questions in Heroes, Fairies, Scholars- Readers of Abigail Falanga (writing group) about:

  • Favorite fictional villain and why
  • Genre
  • What I’m proud of in my WIP (work in progress)
  • My weekly goals

Drew 1 non-story floor plan

April:

Drew 3 non-story floor plans

Inspiration Dossier:

Escort Recon:

  • Edited
  • Read outline notes for
  • Worked on
  • Answered Daily Write Warriors questions
  • Wrote notes for

Answered thought-provoking questions in the following writing groups:

Music Nymphs:

  • Answered Daily Write Warriors questions
  • Designed 2 stickers for a character
  • Shared character designs with other writers and artists
  • Read over editor’s notes and Incorporated them in the story
  • Read old notes
  • Collected some old notes
  • Edited
  • Wrote notes for
  • Worked on
  • Drew a rough draft of the floor plan of a dojo
  • Reread, edited, and sent Chloe’s Nightmare into a magazine
  • Worked on 2 floor plans for the book
  • Talked to, shared ideas with, and took notes from a friend who inspired a character

Mayday:

  • Answered Daily Write Warriors questions

Pandora Welch fanpage (admin)

Kaylyn Gabbert fan page

Practicing drawing:

  • 46 miscellaneous
  • 5 hairstyles
  • Drawing prompts
    • 1 prompt from the prompt book
    • 8  prompts from the Quarantine Quest workbook
    • 6 for other people
    • 1 for Kynaston Royal Saga
  • Designed 12 stickers

Accountabilibuddies:

  • Participated in a 30-Day Writing Challenge
  • Helped member work and edit on their book
  • When the Job Chooses You  (guest blog I wrote for a member)
  • Was requested to look over documents from two different members
  • Helped a member recruit writers for his magazine
    • Wrote a piece for his magazine (won’t be available until the first of May)
  • Wished some members happy birthday in the group
  • Talked to members about sharing their websites

StrideStar:

  • Attended meetings
  • Took notes during
  • Caught up a coworker
  • Brought up project edits
  • Made edits on different documents

Head Hunters fan page

Escaping Hell:

  • Looked over old notes
  • Took new notes

The Hero’s Journal: Quarantine Quest:

  • Did a few of them

Heart on Her Sleeve:

  • Took notes for story

Under the Lake:

  • Took notes for story

Confessions of a Music Nymph:

  • Draft III:
    • Links to the Past
    • Personal Anthems

Updated idea book (2 ideas)

May

 

Chloe’s Nightmare

Kaylyn Gabbert fan page

Head Hunters fan page

Pandora Welch fanpage (admin)

@KaylChels (Instagram)

@KaylChels (Twitter)

Drawing prompts:

  • 5 for someone else
  • 18 for Quarantine Quest
  • 1 miscellaneous

Did writing prompts for/ asked and answered thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabilibuddies
  • Global Writing Community
  • Write Warriors
  • Heroes, Fairies, and Scholars-

The Hero’s Journal: Quarantine Quest:

  • Did some prompts

Set up and sent four small care packages for friends and family

Inspiration Dossier:

  • Wrote 9+ pages of notes
  • Best Memories:
    • 8 memories with Kristen
    • +3 memories with Grandpa
    • +1 memory with Richard
    • +3 memories with Dad
    • 3 memories with Anne
    • High School Stories Part II
    • Grasslawn Park
    • Weekend with Raiyna
    • 9 memories with Brad
    • 7 memories with Tim
    • Shut Up and Write
  • Filed backlog of files

Escort Recon:

  • Answered Accountabilibuddies daily questions
  • Answered Write Warriors daily questions

Music Nymphs:

  • Answered Accountabilibuddies daily questions
  • Answered Write Warriors daily questions
  • Edited last two scenes
  • Read and added notes on multiple outline pages
  • Worked on
  • Researched and printed side character’s blog posts for notes
  • Read and took notes from interviews with inspirations behind characters (put notes in pocket books)
  • Read previous chapters and a character’s blog and put notes in pocket books
  • Made syntax and grammar edits in previous chapters

Mayday:

  • Answered Accountabilibuddies daily questions
  • Answered Write Warriors daily questions

Accountabilibuddies:

  • Read chapters and sent feedback for a member
  • Volunteered to beta read and give feedback for another member
  • Did writing exercises from a book a member sent me as part of Pay It Forward (5 exercises)
  • Wished members happy birthday in group
  • Helped fellow writer with research
  • Invited people to an online writing event
  • Filled out interview for Global Writing Community
  • Wrote poem for Global Writing Community
  • Approved and welcomed new members
  • Shared rules with new members
  • Attended virtual writing event with members in Google Meet
  • Started collecting daily questions for June
  • Spoke a little to host of writing event to see how often we’d try this, and if that would be worth it

Volunteered to tutor someone in creative writing

StrideStar:

  • Got caught up on a meeting I missed
  • Read notes from meetings I missed
  • Attended meeting
  • Wrote notes
  • Checked on a coworker
  • Watched a movie for outline inspiration

Drag Me to Hell page

Spoke to a new writer I met in Hero’s Quarters Facebook group about possibly meeting (by phone) to encourage each other

Shared recent reviews for my books

  • A five star review for Drag Me to Hell
  • An email stating Head Hunters has a 7.6/10 rating based on market viability and readability