Apr 24 2015

A Goal Update to Gear up For #WRiTECLUB and Book Reviews #FirstReads #NewToYouRC #WorldBookNight

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Here are my current goals and review of goals from the past:

 

The BIG MAIN GOALS:

  • Publish two decent-selling book series (speculative fiction)
  • Survive at least another 40 years

 

 

2015 Goals:

  • Publish something every week on this blog (Hmm… minor defeat!)
  • Have 5000 Twitter followers ~ currently at 4244 — up 84 from last month!
  • Update / redo what-are-they.comMischief Managed because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Download the update for my blog theme, whatever that might entail
  • Support Diverse Books
  • Three Reading Challenges
  • After editing fantasy novel, get new query letter out there

 

May the Forth be with you from JLenniDorner and staff

 

Goals for May:

 

  • A to Z Challenge Reflections
  • Select a WINNER for my current giveaway
  • Continue work on my NaNoWriMo fantasy novel
  • Keep up with Twitter follows
  • Tweet for #WriterWednesday  #WW and  #ReaderthuRsday #RR
  • Finish reading and reviewing 5 books
  • Visit and comment on 60 blogs
  • Survive my “weekend journey” (it’ll either strengthen me or deplete my health to a dangerous level- 2 losses and 4 wins to date)
  • Write Club

Write Club at D L Hammons

 

 

Review of Goals for April:

 

  • Survive the A to Z challenge, and be a great minionMischief Managed because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal I hope so!
  • Continue work on my NaNoWriMo fantasy novel
  • Keep up with Twitter follows
  • Tweet for #WriterWednesday  #WW and  #ReaderthuRsday #RR
  • Finish reading 3 booksMischief Managed because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Visit and comment on 60 different blogsMischief Managed because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goalFar more than 60!
  • Finish catching upMischief Managed because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal

 

More Books Read and Reviewed:

Strong Verbs Strong VoiceStrong Verbs Strong Voice by Ann Everett

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A sort-of verb thesaurus for replacing 27 words. Sprinkled with a few tips on how best to use them.

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A Love Affair With Cold Pasta Salad:Delicious Cold Pasta Recipes Your Family Will Love (Love Affair With Food)A Love Affair With Cold Pasta Salad:Delicious Cold Pasta Recipes Your Family Will Love by Rachel Lane

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I enjoyed this book. It has two basic dressings (Italian and Creamy). There were three recipes I haven’t tried before.

View all my reviews, including #WorldBookNight

 

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  1. Wow! Way to go with your goals!
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    1. Thanks so much! I’ve been trying.

    • Gail on April 24, 2015 at 3:21 PM

    Wow! Definitely some ambitious goals here. Thanks for the reminder of May 4th–I love that!
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    1. It’s going to be very exciting on my blog on May the 4th. And not because of Star Wars…

  2. Sounds like you’ve been busy and got a lot done. I really need to make better use of my own time.
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    1. Always busy busy! 17 items on the To-Do before Friday list!

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