Here are some current projects I’m working on:

January:

Posted thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabilibuddies
  • Global Writing Community
  • Word Herders

Answered thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabilibuddies
  • Heroes Fairies and Scholars-
  • Write Warriors
  • Neurodivergent Writers
  • Readers of AJ Skelly
  • Global Writing Community
  • Homespun Tabby

An Unnatural Pull to Death:

  • Read notes
  • Worked on
  • Collected 1 story notes
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Accountabilibuddies
    • Write Warriors
  • Filed 1 story notes

Sin Eater:

  • Worked on
  • Collected:
    • 1 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Accountabilibuddies
    • Write Warriors
  • Filed:
    • 1 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
  • Read new issue of Reader’s Digest
  • Found articles to help

Presents:

  • For Grandma:
    • Worked on forward
    • Worked on notes
    • Started
  • For brother:
    • Worked on 2 possible cover designs
    • Found and designed folder
    • Found my sticker collection including 5 sticker books (2 where I can design my own)
    • Designed 6 stickers
    • Printed files
    • Wrote him letter
    • Practiced the cover on a bigger scale
    • Cover:
      • Drew
      • Outlined
      • Colored
    • Warned him about it
    • Sent him his gift

Drawings:

  • Drew 8 pages
  • Designed 7 stickers

Ideas:

  • Updated  idea book: 6
  • Saved 1 titles
  • Added 1 floorplan
  • Saved 2 quotes
  • Found old stash of ideas:
    • Only 2 salvageable from dream stash
    • Found 4 story ideas that were savable
    • Saved them all in book

Goodreads:

  • Set yearly reading goal
  • Updated Reading Challenge when I was 66% done with yearly goal on the 20th
  • Someone liked my review of Legba’s Juke Joint by C.W. Thayer and Ron Milts

Kaylyn Gabbert fan page

Updated… Albums:

  • Favorite Word Game Hints
  • Attire for my Characters Part III
  • New Year Adventures (created)
  • My Styles
  • Hidden Gems of 2022 (created)
  • Christmas 2021

Pandora Welch fanpage (admin)

Escort Recon:

  • Collected 1 story notes
  • Filed 1 story notes
  • Read new issue of Reader’s Digest
  • Found articles to help
  • Looked at old articles of Reader’s Digest, Glamour, ect and found helpful articles

Music Nymphs:

  • Collected 1 story notes
  • Filed 1 story notes
  • Looked at old articles of Reader’s Digest, Glamour, ect and found helpful articles

Mayday:

  • Collected 1 story notes
  • Filed 1 story notes
  • Read new issue of Reader’s Digest
  • Found articles to help
  • Looked at old articles of Reader’s Digest, Glamour, ect and found helpful articles

Project Poseidon:

  • Collected 1 story notes
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabilibuddies
  • Found useful folklore
  • Sent to co-author to hear his thoughts
  • Saved inspirational notes
  • Created notes in Google Docs after hearing back from co-author
  • Researched 1 books
    • Found 1 piece
    • Told co-author my thoughts
  • Filed 1 story notes
  • Looked at old articles of Reader’s Digest, Glamour, ect and found helpful articles

Heart on Her Sleeve:

  • Collected 1 story notes
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabilibuddies
  • Filed 1 story notes

The Pain of the Silenced:

  • Collected 1 story notes
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabilibuddies
  • Filed 1 story notes

Inspiration Dossier:

  • Updated Notes Needed (this is short notes for various subjects)
  • Read new issue of Reader’s Digest and Writer’s Digest and found helpful articles
  • Looked at old articles of Reader’s Digest, Glamour, ect and found helpful articles
  • Casts I Like:
    • Obey Me:
      • Updated New Outfits for the Boys
  • People I Admire:
    • Collected 3
  • Villains I Admire:
    • Researched 1 books
      • Found 1 piece
    • Worked on, collected, and filed Burke and Hare- Body Snatchers
    • Filed 2
    • Collected 2
  • Authors I Admire:
    • Collected Dana Isokawa
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Collected 2
  • Best Male Role Models:
    • Research:
      • Found stories in 2 books
    • Took notes
    • Wrote, collected, and filed:
      • Tom Deal (The Incredible Catch)
      • Professor Murray and Dr. Minor (The Madman and the Dictionary)
    • Collected 1
  • Strong Females:
    • Collected 14
  •  Notes:
    • Wrote and collected 3
    • Filed 4
  • Assignments from my Past:
    • Collected 9
    • Worked on and collected Healing Knot Spell
    • Filed 11
    • To Trap All Abuse:
      • Wrote poem
      • Created prop
      • Collected
    • Collected 1
  • Alien Species:
    • Filed Flamecraft by Sandara Tang
  • Best Writing:
    • Collected 4:
      • When brother sent me story he wrote for thoughts I asked permission to add to it and he gave it to me
    • Researched:
      • Read 3 books
      • Found 7 pieces
    • Filed 7
  •  Letters:
    • Wrote and collected 1
    • Filed 4
    • Updated 1 file
    • Collected 2 from Grandma (one to me; one to husband)
    • Collected 2
  • Misc. Characters:
    • Collected Shaggy Story (Matthew Lillard)
  • Great Advice:
    • Collected 16

Prompts:

  • Each week add a good thing that happened to you into a jar to see everything good at year’s end: 1
  • Two Turtledoves Tales (from Lifetime movie, Writing Under the Christmas Tree (2021)):
    • Reread prompt and story
    • Had to scrap
  • Careful What You Wish For:
    • Given to me by therapist
    • Wrote
    • Finished
  • Test Marriage:
    • Started chapter 1
    • Wrote notes
    • Edited
    • Added page numbers
    • Read notes
    • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
      • Accountabilibuddies
      • Write Warriors
    • Edited notes
    • Picked handwriting fonts for Melinda and Ember
  • Make Today Magical:
    • 3/24
  • Find Your Calm:
    • 3/24
    • + 3
  • To Trap All Abuse:
    • Wrote poem
    • Researched colors’ meanings
    • Took notes
    • Made prop

Reviews/surveys:

  • Surveys:
    • Filled out survey about my first visit of the year with my therapist
    • Filled out survey about Panera visit
    • Took survey of pain management appointment

Biographies:

  • Spoke to potential clients

Head Hunters fanpage

Cleaned and organized my:

  • Bedroom
  • Workspace
  • Bedroom closet
  • Arts and crafts gear

Neck Bites and Risen Hairs:

  • Read 2011 copy
  • Took notes
  • Started new story with new twists including intermissions with:
    • Medical notes on MC
    • Police Dispatch transcripts with notes from dispatcher
    • Adoption papers with letter from guardian
  • Read notes
  • Researched
  • Wrote outline notes
  • Wrote and filed cast list
  • Created phone file for notes
  • Created physical file for notes:
    • Decorated cover
  • Wrote and filed:
    • Character profiles
    • Animal characteristic and omen notes
  • Wrote, dated, printed, and filed story and outline notes:
    • Banshee 101
    • Stiles’ Family History + 2 Scenes
    • The “Talk”
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Write Warriors
    • Accountabilibuddies

Raising Werewolves (working title from before):

  • Read 2009 copy
  • Wrote note for new title
  • Started new story with new twists

Studying:

  • French
  • Classical Music
  • Managing Stress

 

February:

Posted thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabilibuddies
  • Global Writing Community
  • Word Herders

Answered thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabilibuddies
  • Heroes Fairies and Scholars-
  • Write Warriors
  • Homespun Tabby
  • Global Writing Community
  • Readers of AJ Skelly
  • Neurodivergent Writers
  • Fan group for mobile game

Studying:

  • Managing Stress
  • French
  • Classical Music
  • Women Empowerment
  • Buddhism

Prompts:

  • Test Marriage:
    • Read and edited Melinda and Ember’s answers to their assignment
    • Edited
    • Collected 2 story notes
    • Filed 2 story notes
    • Decorated folder
    • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
      • Write Warriors
      • Accountabilibuddies
    • Read earlier pages for formatting
    • Created cast list in the notes before the story
    • Created misc notes
    • Wrote an island chapter
    • Researched for
  • Spellcraft:
    • Did: 1 3 part assignment
  • Make Today Magical:
    • 1/24 [previously did 3]
  • Find Your Calm:
    • 1/24 [previously did 3]

Neck Bites and Risen Hairs:

  • Edited
  • Worked on
  • Read intermissions to potential fans and Accountabilibuddies and got their feedback
  • Edited intermissions
  • Created misc notes
  • Decorated folder (cover and inside)
  • Collected:
    • 2 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
  • Filed:
    • 2 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
  • Added story to  Reviews of my WIPs
  • Added timeline
  • Researched for
  • Updated… Character profiles:
    • Leila Tague
    • Alice Graves
    • Reighlyn Stiles
    • Nyx Letters
    • Alyssa Graves
    • Kayden Graves
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Write Warriors
    • Accountabilibuddies

Updated… Albums:

  • Favorite Word Game Hints
  • Attire for my Characters Part III
    • tagging designers I know personally with their permission
  • My Styles
  • New Year Adventures

Goodreads:

  • Entered giveaway for book on my “Want to Read” list

Kaylyn Gabbert fan page

Went to Full Sail job fair

Surveys/Reviews:

  • Surveys
    • Full Sail job fair surveys:
      • Filled out a survey involving my life after college
      • Filled out a survey involving how the job fair went
  • Reviews:
    • Hot Topic:
      • Fairies by Trick Chain Dress
      • Pink Tartan Lace Trim Pleated Skirt
    • Obey Me mobile game

Pandora Welch fanpage (admin)

An Unnatural Pull to Death:

  • Read notes from to go notebook
  • Worked on adding to go notes in notebook
  • Read some scenes for continuity
  • Worked on
  • Collected 2 story notes
  • Filed 2 story notes
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Accountabilibuddies
    • Write Warriors

Worked on KGabbert_Resume2022

Idea book:

  • Added 1 ideas
  • Added 1 old birthday card to book

Heart on Her Sleeve:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Write Warriors
    • Accountabilibuddies
  • Collected 1 story notes
  • Read to go notes
  • Copied to go notes into notebook
  • Filed 1 story notes
  • Moved notes to bigger binder
  • Designed new binder

The Pain of the Silenced:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Write Warriors
    • Accountabilibuddies
  • Collected 1 story notes
  • Filed 1 story notes

Sin Eater:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Write Warriors
    • Accountabilibuddies
  • Collected 2 story notes
  • Filed 2 story notes

Inspiration Dossier:

  • Updated multiple subjects updates needed
  • Split a binder holding 16 subjects into binders
  • Casts I Like:
    • Obey Me:
      • Updated New Outfits
  • People I Admire:
    • Filed 3
    • Collected 1
  • Villains I Admire:
    • Filed 2
  • Misc.:
    • Filed 2
  • Best Male Role Models:
    • Filed 2
  • Strong Females:
    • Filed 14
  • Assignments from my Past:
    • Collected 11
    • Filed 13
  • Best Writing:
    • Filed 2
    • Collected 3
    • Asked Accountabuddy member if I can add chapter two of the script I’m beta reading for him to this section; was given permission
  •  Letters:
    • Wrote and collected 5
    • Collected 1
    • Filed 6
  • Misc. Characters:
    • Filed 1
  • Great Advice:
    • Filed 17

Project Poseidon:

  • Collected 1 story notes
  • Filed 1 story notes
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabilibuddies

Stop and Reflect:

  • Collected 27 files
  • Filed 27
  • Filled out 2 D&D-like reflection sheets

Updated… pages:

Set up:

  • New desk
  • Work station
  • Room setup

Moved Escort Recon, Music Nymphs, and Mayday notes to a bigger binder

Escort Recon:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabilibuddies
  • Read Reader’s Digest
  • Found character notes

Music Nymphs:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabilibuddies
  • Read Reader’s Digest
  • Found character notes

Mayday:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabilibuddies
  • Read Reader’s Digest
  • Found character notes

Accountabuddies:

  • Member sent me files:
    • Checked out:
      • Characters art
      • Beta reader form
      • Story files
    • Emailed him writing tips and filled out the form he sent
    • Met with by phone
    • Was given editing power
    • Made comments in very few spots
    • Offered to send relevant notes
    • Asked him if I can add chapter two of script to Best Writing in Inspiration Dossier; permission given
  • Female member has been making bite-sized writing advice videos:
    • Commented on 2 video links via Facebook
    • Liked 2 videos via YouTube

March:

Posted thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabuddies
  • Global Writing Community
  • Word Herders

Answered thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabuddies
  • Write Warriors
  • Heroes Fairies and Scholars
  • Global Writing Community
  • Homespun Tabby

Accountabuddies:

  • Gave new member rundown of the group
  • Checked out a male member’s website and gave him brief feedback
  • Was a beta reader for another member
  • Watched another female member’s writing advice videos
    • Gave her feedback via Facebook, YouTube, and video chat

Neck Bites and Risen Hairs:

  • Worked on
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Write Warriors
    • Accountabuddies
  • Collected:
    • 2 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
    • 1 research notes
  • Filed:
    • 2 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
  • Read Writer’s Digest
  • Created 1 misc notes
  • Made sure notes matched what the story said
  • Worked on Read scenes in story for continuity
  • Read a scene to potential fans and wrote down feedback
  • Wrote a scene in my to go book

Studied:

  • Classical Music
  • Stress Management
  • French:
    • Via Memrise app
    • Via virtual class through local library
  • Fashion around the World
  • Literacy Tutoring Program through Brooklyn Libraries

Prompts:

  • Test Marriage:
    • Edited
    • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabuddies
  • A Question a Day for 5 Years:
    • Caught up through January and February
    • March: 31
  • Self reflection:
    • Manifestation Journal:
      • Filled out 1 1 part entry
    • Self-Reflection Folder
      • Filed 24 files
      • Filed 2 extras
    • Spellcraft:
      • Did 1 3 part assignment

Kaylyn Gabbert fan page

Updated… Albums:

  • Attire for my Characters Part III
  • My Styles
  • Favorite Word Game Hints
  • New Year Adventures

Inspiration Dossier:

  • Notes:
    • Collected 1
  • Assignments from my Past:
    • Collected 11
  • Letters:
    • Collected 3
  • Great Advice:
    • Collected 6
  • Best Memories:
    • Collected 1 with Grandma
  • Women’s History Month:
    • Collected 7

Pandora Welch fanpage (admin)

Idea Book:

  • Added 3
Adult Literacy Tutoring Program through the Brooklyn Libraries:
  • Signed up for
  • Filled out application
  • Attended Zoom introduction session to find out what they are looking for
  • Asked questions
  • Told the group about myself
  • Was accepted into the program
  • Attended training
  • Took notes
  • Shared why I’m there
  • Shared my CP (Cerebral Palsy) and my learning experience in middle and high school
  • Did and shared homework first
  • Rescheduled one course when something came up
  • Did homework
Imaginary and Not:
  • International Women’s Day from Kaylyn’s Universes Volume II:
    • Wrote notes
    • Researched
    • Worked on
    • Edited Shared in 7 locations
  • Women’s Empowerment Month Interviews:
    • Reached out to my community
    • Took notes Some women came back to me
    • A man reached out with an interesting twist
    • Sent out 6 emails
      • Got 5 back
      • Sent follow-up questions
      • Turns out one of the interviewed had questions for me as well
    • Set up questions for 15 people
    • Interviewed 3 people by phone
      • One woman’s son stayed in the room to confirm or deny what his mother had to stay; apparently when he heard ‘interview’ his interest was piqued and he was more than happy to help (Yes, he was helpful)
    • Made sure all were comfortable with what was mentioned and how names were displayed and what I wrote down and the notes I took so far
    • Interviewed 7 women via video chat
      • Asked 1 to type one of her answers because I couldn’t seem to get her voice right
    • Worked through tech issues
    • Wrote notes for overall interviewing process and each interview
    • Read a Writer’s Digest article about Interviewing 101
    • Asked 2 participates about the format I was thinking about for their interviews
      • They liked my idea
    • Discussed time differences with a few people
    • Edits:
      • Edited 8 interviews
      • Reached out to 10 for help or with additional questions
      • Gave 2 access to Google Doc for help
      • Accepted 2 suggestions and 6 edits
      • Accepted all suggestions from other
    • Posted blogs:
Sin Eaters:
  • Read Writer’s Digest
  • Collected 1 research notes

Portfolio

StrideStar:

  • Attended meeting
  • Took notes
  • Told an absent member what she missed and caught her up

April:

Posted thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabuddies
  • Global Writing Community
  • Word Herders

Answered thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabuddies
  • Global Writing Community
  • Write Warriors
  • Readers of AJ Skelly
  • Heroes, Fairies, and Scholars
  • Homespun Tabby
  • JL Casten Reader Group

Prompts:

  • A Question a Day: 30
  • Test Marriage:
    • Collected 2 story notes
    • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
      • Write Warriors
      • Accountabuddies
    • Filed:
      • 4 story notes
      • 1 misc notes
      • 1 research notes
    • Edited
    • Worked on
  • Pro-recovery:
    • Took notes for
    • Filed notes from 2 classes
    • Decorated folder
  • Self-Reflections:
    • Filed 39
    • Decorated folder
  • Spellcraft:
    • Did 1 3 part assignment

Imaginary and Not:

Kaylyn Gabbert fan page

Inspiration Dossier:

  • Read and updated ‘Updates Needed’ file
  • People I Admire:
    • Dignity: Keith Gabbert
    • Collected 1
  • Notes:
    • Filed 1
  • Assignments from my Past:
    • Collected 10
    • Filed 20
  • Best Writing:
    • Filed 3
  • Letters:
    • Wrote note for 1
    • Filed 3
  • Great Advice:
    • Wrote notes on 2
    • Filed 6
  • Best Memories:
    • Filed 1 for Grandma
  • Women’s History Month:
    • Collected 17
    • Organized notes
    • Filed 11

Neck Bites and Risen Hairs:

  • Collected:
    • 2 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
  • Filed:
    • 5 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Write Warriors
    • Accountabuddies
  • Worked on
  • Researched
  • Wrote 2 story notes
  • Looked back at scenes for accurate notes
  • Outline and noted 1 scene

Updated… Albums:

  • Attires for My Characters Part III
  • My Styles
  • New Year Adventures
  • Favorite Word Game Hints

Studied:

  • French
  • Pro-recovery
  • Lore by Aaron Mahnke
    • Monstrous Creatures
    • Wicked Mortals
    • Dreadful Places
  • Dreams
  • Breathwork
  • Literary Devices:
    • Asked Accountabuddies for help with some terms’ definitions and examples

Pages:

Reviewed/surveyed:

  • Reviewed:
    • Panera Bread visit
    • Beasts and Beauty by Soman Chainani
  • Surveys:
    • Eating Disorders surveys (while I’m in a Pro-recovery program)
    • Survey about our community’s healthcare system
    • ReedPop for upcoming events

Confessions of a Music Nymph:

  • Draft III:
    • Links to the Past:
      • Wrote notes
      • Read table of contents
      • Set up latest notes book
      • Worked on 6/37

Adult Literacy Tutoring:

  • Made sure my advisor had my correct contact info
  • We met to discuss what I should be prepared for
  • Set my alarms
  • Attended meeting
  • Took notes
  • Told him what I’m about, and he liked my ideas
  • Let advisor know what day I wouldn’t be available
  • Emailed advisor updated emergency contact info
  • Found possible notes for students
  • Spoke with tutors and advisors about how to get students to show up earlier via some of my experiences
  • Downloaded… Chromebook for tutoring:
    • Zoom
    • Google Keeps
  • Attended welcoming event:
    • Wrote notes
    • Did improv
    • Spoke up about nervousness
    • Spoke up for others
  • First class:
    • Was paired with two students
    • Wrote notes
    • Kept an eye on the time when one student had to leave early
    • Shared my screen
    • Wrote their goals down
    • Worked on reading
    • Went over definitions of words they needed help with
    • Emailed them pdfs of a couple books we went over together
  • Second class:
    • Troubleshooted with a student having audio issues
    • Gave students writing homework
    • Asked advisor for help for what students were looking for

Escort Recon:

  • Filed 1 story notes

Music Nymphs:

  • Filed 1 story notes

Mayday:

  • Filed 1 story notes
  • Saved reference pics for location

Project Poseidon:

  • Filed 1 story notes

Heart on Her Sleeve:

  • Filed 2 story notes
  • Read Writer’s Digest
  • Found 1 useful article

The Pain of the Silenced:

  • Filed 2 story notes

An Unnatural Pull to Death:

  • Filed 2 story notes

Sin Eater:

  • Filed 2 story notes

StrideStar:

  • Attended meeting
  • Took notes
  • Told boss my second job’s schedule
  • Gave team our project layout
  • Took notes for team
  • Caught up team member who missed meeting
  • Made sure our next meeting doesn’t fall on a holiday

May:

Posted thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabuddies
  • Global Writing Community
  • Word Herders

Answered thought-provoking questions in:

  • A Question a Day (will be in two locations)
  • Accountabuddies
  • Write Warriors
  • Heroes Fairies and Scholars
  • JL Casten Reader Group
  • Global Writing Community

Prompts:

  • A Question a Day: 31
  • Test Marriage:
    • Worked on
    • Edited
    • Collected:
      • 2 story notes
      • 1 misc notes
    • Filed:
      • 2 story notes
      • 1 misc notes
    • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
      • Accountabuddies
      • Write Warriors
  • Thoughts Before Bed: 2

Neck Bites and Risen Hairs:

  • Worked on
  • Researched
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Write Warriors
    • Accountabuddies
  • Collected:
    • 2 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
    • 1 research notes
  • Filed:
    • 4 story notes
    • 4 misc notes
    • 7 research notes
  • Read past scenes to check for consistency
  • Shared part of a scene on social media
  • Updated… profiles:
    • Alice Graves
    • Mrs. Riley Stone
    • Leila Tague
    • Nyx Letters
    • Reighlyn A. Stiles
  • Designed second folder for notes
  • Reorganized both folders
  • Wrote what Reighlyn would be studying in The Complete Book of Dreams by Stephanie Gailing along with the story notes
  • Took notes from:
    • Entire book of The Complete Book of Dreams by Stephanie Gailing
    • Bits and pieces of Basic Witches by Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman
    • Three chapters of The Elements Encyclopedia of Secret Signs and Symbols by Adele Nozedar
  • Wrote 2 story notes
  • Discussed scenes and the book overall with another author and friend
  • Read Reader’s Digest
    • Found a few notes to help characters
  • Created profiles for and filed:
    • Harper
    • Emily Wheatley
    • Adele Atkinson
    • The ‘Leech’
  • Reached out to the host of Brooklyn Women’s Writing Group to get her feedback and we set up a meeting

Updated… Albums:

  • Attires for My Characters Part III:
    • Tagged designer I personally know
    • Friended another designer
  • My Styles
  • New Years Adventures
  • Favorite Word Game Hints

Studied:

  • French
  • Literary Devices Study Session:
    • Met with an Accountabuddy who tutors children
    • Took notes
    • She helped me with definitions and examples for 4 terms
    • She said she’ll check with her sister on 2 terms neither of us have heard of
    • Asked husband for examples of 1 term
    • Adult Literacy Tutoring Advisor helped me with 1 term for definition and example
  • Nature’s Treasures (by: Ben Hoare)
  • Lore: Monstrous Creatures
  • Complete Book of Dreams (by: Stephanie Gailing)
  • The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Signs and Symbols (by: Adele Nozedar)

Accountabuddies:

  • Discussed beta reading with two members (one female and a male)
  • Another member asked for help:
    • With having more writing sprints
    • Going over part of her manuscript with her like she used to with someone else:
      • She emailed what that entailed
      • We went over her first chapter and went over a few sentences that needed to be reworded
      • I was able to be a sensitivity reader for a sexual assault scene:
        • Gave her my thoughts
        • Gave her examples of books that have scenes like the one she was describing

Imaginary and Not:

  • Women’s Empowerment Month Collection: Slight Retraction
    • Started final draft
    • Read first draft
    • Took pieces of first draft for final draft
    • Edited final Researched for final
    • Printed emails with notes to do further research
    • Sent out 3 emails
    • Made 4 phone calls
    • Published
    • Shared in 8 locations
    • Shared link with an Accountabilibuddy and got his feedback

Inspiration Dossier:

  • Moved 3 subjects to a new binder
  • Designed new binder
  • Updated Updates Needed
  • People I Admire:
    • Filed From Booksellers to Owners
    • Collected 1
  • Best Male Role Models:
    • Collected 1
  • Strong Females:
    • Collected 5
  • Assignments from my Past:
    • Collected 11
    • Filed 11
  • Letters:
    • Filed 2
  • Best Memories:
    • Iggy:
      • Worked on and filed Iggy Moves In
      • Collected:
        • Made Tag
        • Nicknames (also worked on)
    • Worked on and filed 1 with Richard
  • Women’s History Month:
    • Collected 3
    • Worked on:
      • Daily Notes
      • Extra Shares
    • Filed 18

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Adult Literacy Tutoring:

  • Got and replied to emails about:
    • Remote or in-person tutoring
    • Possible interviews
  • Tried to prepare for a class but was unable to find the page
    • Asked my advisor who couldn’t get there either
  • Spoke to advisor about:
    • Studying what my students were studying on my own time and what I needed help with and he helped me
    • We discussed my lesson plans
    • We discussed what my students need
  • Outside of class:
    • Started planning possible homework assignments as they fell in my lap
    • Reached out and checked on another tutor
  • First class of the month:
    • Read a chapter of A Wrinkle of Time together:
      • Helped students with terms they needed help with
      • Emailed one student lessons and assignment they missed last class
  • Second class of the month:
    • Student wanted us to switch gears, so we read aloud and she told us what the stories were about
      • Also went over her homework from previous week
      • Helped with terms they needed help with
      • Sent her, her new assignment after we briefly discussed it
  • Third class of the month:
    • Got two new students
    • Got their goals and contact information
    • Learned their weaknesses and adapted the lesson plans
    • Emailed them their homework
    • Reached out to my advisor on their behalf about a book they’re interested in
  • Fourth class:
    • Covered for a tutor of a different reading level
    • Got to know what the current students needed
    • Helped them with their goals
    • Gave my advisor a report how everything went
    • Emailed helpful videos to one of the other tutor’s student

StrideStar:

  • Read notes
  • Checked on coworker

Project Poseidon:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabuddies
  • Found inspiration
  • Reached out to coauthor
  • Updated:
    • 1 character profile
    • 1 outline notes

Reviews/surveys:

  • Reviews:
    • Reviewed Bubble Witch Saga 3
  • Surveys:
    • Took GoDaddy survey
    • Took a survey on the medical care I received at one of my appointments

Escort Recon:

Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabuddies

Music Nymphs:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabuddies

Mayday:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabuddies

Heart on Her Sleeve:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabuddies

The Pain of the Silenced:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabuddies

An Unnatural Pull to Death:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabuddies

Sin Eater:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Accountabuddies

Portfolio Part II

Brooklyn Women’s Writing Group:

  • First Meeting of the Month:
    • Checked what I was told about the group on Meetup
    • Attended a virtual meeting
    • Took notes
    • Discussed what I was working on for the day
      • Worked on it
      • Found out some research I needed to do and made a note of it
      • Discussed progress after hour long writing sprint
  • Second Meeting of the Month:
    • Attended a virtual meeting
    • Took notes
    • Discussed what I was working on for the day
      • Worked on it
      • Read a few prior scenes to protect consistency
      • Checked out my research
      • Discussed progress after hour long writing sprint
      • Surprised everyone by the fact I still handwrite my stories
  • Third Meeting of the Month:
    • Attended a virtual meeting
    • Took notes
    • Discussed what I was working on for the day
      • Worked on it
      • Read a few prior scenes to protect consistency
      • Checked out my research
      • Discussed progress after hour long writing sprints
  • Reached out to the host to get her feedback and we set up a meeting
  • Fourth Meeting of the Month:
    • Attended a virtual meeting
    • Took notes
    • Discussed what I was working on for the day
      • Worked on a requested story I was commissioned to do
      • Checked out my research
      • Did live research while at the writing sprint by exchanging texts with the client
      • Discussed progress after hour long writing sprint:
        • Surprised the other participants with my tactics

Pandora Welch fanpage (admin)

Became moderator of a fan group for mobile game, Obey Me:
  • Allows members into group
  • Interacted with group members
  • Collected birthdates
  • Started a fanfiction request for a member

Idea book:

  • Added 2 ‘Straight from the Headlines’ as prompts
  • Researched

June:

Posted thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabuddies
  • Global Writing Community
  • Word Herders

Answered thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabuddies
  • A Question a Day
  • Obey Me Fanpage 18+
  • Write Warriors
  • Readers of AJ Skelly
  • Heroes Fairies and Scholars
  • Global Writing Community

Prompts:

  • A Question a Day: 30
  • Positive Vibes: 1/24
  • Test Marriage:
    • Answered thought-provoking questions in Write Warriors

Neck Bites and Risen Hairs:

  • Worked on
  • Spoke to author about plan to discuss book
  • Researched
  • Filed:
    • 4 misc notes
    • 4 research notes
    • 1 outline notes
    • 1 bonus story notes
  • Updated… Profiles:
    • Kaleb Graves
    • Amber Graves
  • Edited
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Accountabuddies
    • Write Warriors
  • Did research in:
    • National Geographic Kids Almanac 2022
    • National Geographic Kids Almanac 2023
    • Poets and Writers
  • Decorated third folder
  • Worked on during writing sprints with a group of local women
  • Met with an author and talked about and read a few choice passages to her to get her thoughts and opinions
  • Re-edited chapters (meshed two together)
  • Worked on and filed… Profiles:
    • Dariah Grey
    • Hazel Stiles
  • Reorganized all three notes folders
  • Read scene to fellow writer and collected her thoughts
  • Told two potential fan about the original myths surrounding banshees and what I’ve done in my world and listened to their thoughts
  • Started a writing assignment from Reighlyn’s perspective
  • Designed 4th notes’ folder cover

Updated… Albums:

  • Attires for My Characters Part III
    • Tagged designers I personally know
  • New Year Adventures
  • Favorite Word Game Hints
  • My Styles
  • For Dad~ 💖

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Studied:

  • French
  • International mermaid lore
  • Various facts via Kids Almanac 2022 and Kids Almanac 2023
  • Multicultural lore behind all mermaids and sirens
  • Lore and myths about mythological creatures all over the world

Brooklyn Women’s Writing Group:

  • First meeting of the month:
    • Attended
    • Wrote notes
    • We discussed tutoring
    • Worked on a story request I got in a fan group and Neck Bites and Risen Hairs
    • Discussed our progress
  • Second meeting of the month:
    • Got code to join via Zoom
    • Attended
    • Wrote notes
    • Wrote goals
    • Worked on my goals: work on my research for multiple stories, Neck Bites and Risen Hairs, and Obey Me fanfic
    • Discussed our varying progresses
  • Third meeting of the month:
    • Attended
    • Wrote notes
    • Wrote goals
    • Worked on my goals: work on Neck Bites and Risen Hairs and Obey Me fanfic
    • Discussed our varying progresses
    • Emailed usual host daily questions I usually post in my writing groups and why
  • Fourth meeting of the month:
    • Attended
    • Wrote notes
    • Told them about free Brooklyn Library Fashion Show this Friday (6/24)
      • Shared link
    • Wrote goals
    • While discussing goals let one member know I love World Building
    • Worked on my goals: work on Neck Bites and Risen Hairs and Obey Me fanfic
    • Discussed our varying progresses
    • Offered to look over two members’ projects
    • Shared my fiction writing experience
  • Fifth meeting of the month:
    • Before the meeting:
      • Found assignment to work on for Neck Bites and Risen Hairs
      • Found prompts for group Found possible contest for group
      • Emailed member interview questions
    • During group:
      • Troubleshooted to get in
      • Attended
      • Took notes
      • Talked about goals
      • Worked on goals
      • Discussed progress

Moderator of a fan group for mobile game, Obey Me:

  • Fanfics:
    • Worked on a fanfiction request for a member:
      • First Client:
        • Asked member for help to make it more personal and they replied
        • Researched
        • Saved her notes on document I’m working on
        • Worked on during writing sprints with a group of local women
        • Edited
        • Finished both short stories for my first client and emailed them to her
        • Troubleshooted getting her a copy of the stories
        • Saved feedback I got
        • Was propositioned for a new story
          • Saved new prompt
          • Let her know I’ll work on it after my next client’s piece
          • Told her I know what direction I’m going since she’s giving me creative freedom
      • Second Client:
        • Started
        • Let client know I started her story
        • Researched
        • Asked client for personal touches I could add to the story
        • Went to fashion show for fun and research:
          • Saved program
          • Took notes
          • Took pictures
        • Talked to another member about being in the story
        • Watched videos about events and story in game
        • Asked three group members (fans of game) for favorite creatures in mythology
        • Voice/video chatted with client and colleagues
        • Asked husband and brother for their favorite mythological creatures as well
        • Got inspiration from multiple people in my life
        • A member helped inspire me in male fashion
    • Requested that a member(s) write a fanfic for me after I give them a prompt:
      • One member replied and messaged me for details
      • We discussed the material as well as the direction she’ll be taking and why
    • Offered to write more fanfics:
      • One member hit me up and gave me their idea
      • I asked for details and they gave me few to let me have most creative control
      • I can reach out to them if I have any other questions
  • Asked and saved members’ birthdays so the group could celebrate:
    • Saved 10 birthdays
    • Wished 2 members happy belated birthday
    • Wished 2 member happy birthday on their birthday

Surveys/reviews:

  • Surveys:
    • Took survey for Cirkul (drink company)
    • Filled out MTA: AAR survey

Idea book:

  • Researched
  • Added 2 real life horror stories as prompts
  • Talked to my brother about some of the ideas in the book from real life

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  • Talked to someone about two powerful sexual assaults articles by the author

Accountabuddies:

  • First meeting with female member I’m editing and beta reading with:
    • Checked in with member about an editing meeting:
      • Reminded her of the scene she was supposed to send me
      • She emailed it to me Read scene I was sent
      • Discussed unedited scene [character’s] behavior around it
      • We discussed how we can work around the agent’s freak out:
        • One being I reach out to our old children’s entertainment professor
    • Second meeting with her:
      • We went over another chapter
      • Reworked sentences
      • Edited other parts
      • Discussed magic of her world and why it works that way

Sin Eater:

  • Did research in:
    • National Geographic Kids Almanac 2022
    • National Geographic Kids Almanac 2023
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Accountabuddies
    • Write Warriors
  • Filed 3 research notes
  • Designed 2 folder cover

The Pain of the Silenced:

  • Did research in:
    • National Geographic Kids Almanac 2022
    • National Geographic Kids Almanac 2023
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Write Warriors
  • Collected misc notes

Goodreads:

  • Updated yearly reading goal after 28/35 was at 80% already and it’s only June

Escort Recon:

  • Did research in:
    • National Geographic Kids Almanac 2023
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Write Warriors

Music Nymphs:

  • Did research in:
    • National Geographic Kids Almanac 2023
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Write Warriors

Mayday:

  • Did research in:
    • National Geographic Kids Almanac 2023
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Write Warriors

Adult Literacy Tutoring:

  • Troubleshooted logging into Zoom
  • Had to troubleshoot getting a student’s email address
  • Was called into cover for a tutor on my usual day off
  • Wished my boss well since he’ll be gone when I get back (he’ll have a new job after we return from summer break)
  • First class of the month:
    • Attended
    • Got another new student
    • Wrote notes including:
      • Contact info Student’s goals/ updated goals
      • Terms students or I had issues with
    • Other things we discussed during class:
      • Homework (last time’s/ this week’s assignment): Student read their homework aloud
      • Term’s pronunciation Definitions to terms’ Differences between animals mentioned
      • The stories and their meanings Book we were working on’s title
    • Emailed students their homework
  • Second class of the month:
    • Covered for another tutor
    • Helped student with reading and vocabulary
    • Emailed them last two vocabulary words when we got kicked from the system
  • Third class of the month:
    • The students wanted to make sure they had my correct contact info
    • Troubleshooted my mic when it stopped working intermittedly
    • Worked on:
      • Reading
      • Going over their homework
      • Helping them know their strengths and weaknesses in their writing
      • Emailed them their homework and when we’ll return from break

Project Poseidon:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Write Warriors

Heart on Her Sleeve:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Write Warriors
  • Did research in National Geographic Kids Almanac 2023

An Unnatural Pull to Death:

  • Answered thought-provoking questions in Write Warriors
  • Collected misc notes

Inspiration Dossier:

  • Edited top Table of Contents lists
  • People I Admire:
    • Collected 3
    • Wrote 2
  • Best Male Role Models:
    • Collected 2
  • Strong Females:
    • Collected 2
  • Best Writing:
    • Collected 2
  • Letters:
    • Collected 2
  • Great Advice:
    • Collected 1
  • Obey Me Fanfic Requests:
    • Worked on 3
    • Collected 2 (for same client)

July:

Posted thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabuddies
  • Global Writing Community
  • Word Herders

Answered thought-provoking questions in:

  • Accountabuddies
  • Global Writing Community
  • A Question a Day
  • Write Warriors
  • Homespun Tabby
  • Heroes, Fairies, and Scholars

Kaylyn Gabbert fan page

Obey Me Fanpage 18+:

  • Fics:
    • Second client:
      • Updated notes:
        • Asmo’s Inspirations
        • Cast notes
        • Mythological inspirations
        • Conversations with inspirations notes
      • Worked on
      • Asked an author for inspiration
      • Researched
      • Created notes for:
        • Daniya Atwater’s Inspirations
        • Dawn Beatty’s Inspirations
        • Vicky Bryne’s Inspirations
        • Xandra Summers’  Inspirations
        • Malik Rivers’ Inspirations
      • Talked to my brother about helping me with:
        • Male perspective
        • His mythological inspirations
        • Possibly being a character
      • Found old Fashion Show notes from a legit Fashion Academy
      • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
        • Write Warriors
        • Accountabuddies
    • Third client:
      • Told me an idea
      • Saved the idea
      • Let them know where they are in the queue
  • Birthdays:
    • Wished 1 person their birthday on the birthday and privately wished 1 person a happy birthday on their birthday
    • Made a character a birthday post
    • Reminded someone a birthday was happening and when since due to constraints I couldn’t post

Inspiration Dossier:

  • Updated cover for binder #3 of 5
  • People I Admire:
    • Worked on 2
    • Collected 2
    • Filed 7
  • Best Male Role Models:
    • Filed 3
  • Strong Females:
    • Filed 8
  • Assignments from my Past:
    • Collected 1
    • Filed 18
  • Best Writing:
    • Filed 2
  • Letters:
    • Filed 2
  • Great Advice:
    • Filed When an Agent Says No (or Maybe!)
  • Best Memories:
    • Richard:
      • Updated Table of Contents
    • Iggy:
      • Gave him his own section
      • Filed 2
  • Obey Me Fanfics Requests:
    • Collected 1
    • Filed 3

Prompts:

  • A Question a Day: 31
  • Test Marriage:
    • Filed 1 story notes

Neck Bites and Risen Hairs:

  • Filed:
    • 2 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
    • 1 character bio notes
  • Reighlyn’s assignment (from her perspective):
    • Edited
    • Worked on
    • Researched for
    • Finished
    • Read over multiple times to see what her mom thought
    • Her mom, Mrs. Riley Stone’s thoughts on it (wrote from her mom’s perspective)
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Accountabuddies
    • Write Warriors
  • Drew up all of Reighlyn’s scars

Sin Eater:

  • Filed:
    • 2 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
  • Told older brother [also a writer] about the story, world, religions, and when he wanted characters in it them too as well as saving his thoughts
  • Edited
  • Worked on
  • Answered thought-provoking questions in:
    • Write Warriors
    • Accountabuddies
  • Wrote prayers to:
    • Apollo (from Mirabelle)
    • Ceres (from Dillon)
  • Drew up Nadia’s scars
  • Researched
  • Updated notes at beginning of notebook:
    • Species
    • Casts
    • Nadia Cadwell’s profile
  • Wrote external scene:
    • Researched
    • Edited
    • Marked in notebook where it’ll go
    • Sent to brother [also a writer] the external scene giving him commenting abilities:
      • Saved his notes
      • Took his edits into consideration and followed through
      • Made sure he knows he’s a commenter
  • Shared scenes with brother [also a writer]:
    • He asked questions, gave comments, feedback
    • I sent the scenes, background info. he’d need beforehand of some scenes, ect.
    • Saved conversation

Updated… Albums:

  • Attires for My Characters Part III
    • Tagged designers I know
  • My Styles
  • New Year Adventures
  • Drawrings
  • Story Time (new album)

An Unnatural Pull to Death:

  • Filed:
    • 2 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
    • 1 research notes
  • Told older brother [also a writer] about and saved his thoughts
  • Edited
  • Worked on in to go book
  • Copied to go notes into notebook with modifications

The Pain of the Silenced:

  • Filed:
    • 2 story notes
    • 1 misc notes
    • 2 research notes
  • Told older brother [also a writer] about and what he helped with and saved his thoughts
  • Edited:
    • Story
    • Extra scenes from main and side characters
  • Worked on

Project Poseidon:

  • Filed:
    • 2 story notes
    • 1 research notes
  • Spoke to coauthor via text about a character
  • Updated:
    • 1 character profiles
    • 1 outline notes

Pandora Welch fanpage (admin)

Accountabuddies:

  • Beta reader/editor:
    • Session one of the month:
      • Met with
      • Worked on edits
      • Talked about rewording sentences
      • Discussed an article from Poets and Writers magazine ‘When an Agent Says No (or Maybe!)’ and what that means to both of us and her book
    • Session two of the month:
      • Edited
      • We worked on changing sentences around
      • Discussed:
        • Different drafts of the stories
        • What the agent says she needs to work on and why that’s her weakness
        • Characters’ backgrounds
    • Session three of the month:
      • Met
      • Wrote notes
      • Worked on wording
      • She told me her goals:
        • Showing emotion
        • Dropping dialogue tags with a conversation with 2 people
      • She told our plans for the next chapter chunks and how that would work out
  • Private member: character profile:
    • Read what she had
    • Asked question to get her mind running
    • Gave her examples of everything she needed help with
    • Helped her build her character profile
  • Found a possible sensitivity reader for other Accountabilibuddies
  • Feedback on excerpt for private male member:
    • Gave him my honest feedback
    • Asked questions where I was confused
    • He explained some worldbuilding
    • Told me I got him back into writing

Reviews/Surveys:

  • Reviews:
    • GoDaddy review on TruePilot about billing
    • Mr. Beta
    • Angelic Attraction
  • Surveys:
    • OMH (Office of Mental Health) Mental Health Messaging: Feedback Survey 2022
    • AAR (Access-a-ride from MTA) survey

Head Hunters’ Spinoffs:

  • Filed:
    • 2 story notes
    • 2 research notes

Heart on Her Sleeve:

  • Filed:
    • 2 story notes
    • 2 research notes

Filing cabinet:

  • Set up
  • Organized
  • Decorated
  • Had husband fix
  • Designed a sticker for the filing cabinet

Adult Literacy Tutoring:

  • First class of month:
    • Took notes
    • Attended
    • Troubleshooted Zoom’s short classes rule
    • Made sure all students read:
      • Helped them with difficult pronunciations
      • Helped them with definitions
    • Went over one students’ homework
    • Set up private class with student who has no internet right now to go over her homework from last month
    • Emailed the 3 students their next assignment
  • First Private Class:
    • Went over the homework and wrote comments and edits in my notebook
    • Met with student by phone
    • Gave my notes and why it’s easy to get confused
    • Texted her the homework since she has no internet right now
  • Second class of month:
    • Had to troubleshoot several problems
    • Called boss when one problem was making me late to work
    • Took notes
    • Attended
    • Taught my students and covered for another tutor
    • Collected contact info for 2 new students
    • Went over terms students struggled with
    • Emailed my students their homework

Brooklyn Women’s Writing Group:

  • Invited a woman to the virtual group
  • First Writing Sprint of the Month:
    • Wrote goals
    • Attended meeting
    • Wrote notes
    • Worked on my goals
    • Texted my brother to help me with 1/2 goals
    • Went over our progresses
    • Offered two members my help outside meetings
    • Emailed them
  • Second Writing Sprint of the Month:
    • Wrote goals
    • Attended meeting
    • Wrote notes
    • Worked on my goals
    • Went over our progresses
  • Third Writing Sprint of the Month:
    • Wrote goals
    • Attended meeting
    • Wrote notes
    • Worked on my goals
    • Went over our progresses