Dec 31 2015

Happy New Year to You and My #Resolution and Goals

Resolution
res·o·lu·tion
rezəˈlo͞oSH(ə)n
a firm decision to do or not to do something

Resolution 1: I firmly decide to read and review 50 books in 2016.
Resolution 2: I firmly decide to publish something new this year.



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The MAIN LIFE GOALS:

  • Publish two decent-selling book series (speculative fiction)
  • Survive at least another 39 years
  • There’s also the Bucket List.

 
 

2016 Goals:

  • Have 6500 Twitter followers ~ currently at 4945 — up 45 from last month!
  • Download the update for my blog theme, whatever that might entail
  • Keep Supporting Diverse Books
  • Be part of 4 blog hops/fests. Includes the A to Z challenge in April!
  • Participate in at least 2 #OABookClub reads
  • Rewrite and edit fantasy novel, then get the query letter out there
  • Enter 3 writing contests
  • Publish or be published somewhere
  • Participate in Reading Challenges

2016 reading challenge popsugar

 

Goals for January:

  • Comment on at least 15 blogs
  • Get ready for Write Club by writing another short story
  • Participate in Bout of Books 15

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The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 4th and runs through Sunday, January 10th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 15 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

Hello My Name Is hop

  • Start participating in the New To You reading challenge.

New To You 2016 reading challenge #NewToYou2016

  • Find out about Pass or Pages
    this month and try to get in on it.


 

GOAL FOR THIS WEEK

  • Polish of this reading challenge!

2015 reading challenge checklist

 

Review of 2015 Goals:

  • Have 5000 Twitter followers ~ currently at 4945 — Only 55 short of the goalNaughty List because @JLenniDorner failed to accomplish this goal
  • Update / redo what-are-they.com (Done!)Nice List because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Download the update for my blog theme, whatever that might entailNaughty List because @JLenniDorner failed to accomplish this goal
  • Support Diverse BooksNice List because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Participate in Reading ChallengesNice List because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • After editing fantasy novel, get new query letter out there ~rewrite still in progressNaughty List because @JLenniDorner failed to accomplish this goal

 

Review of Goals for December:

  • Have a nice holiday seasonNice List because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Write my goals for next yearNice List because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Take part in the WEP Dec ChallengeNice List because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal

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  • Comment on 15 blogsNice List because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Take part in the Déjà vu BlogfestNice List because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal

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  • Get ready for Write Club by writing another short storyNice List because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Write up my book reviews to close out my read-in-2015 listNice List because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Select books for Bout of Books Jan 2016Nice List because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal




I hope that 2015 treated you well and that 2016 will bring you more positive wonders than you could ever dream.

Which city’s celebration do you consider your “official” New Year’s ring in? (Example: Sydney, Paris, Dubai, New York City, Seattle, Baker Island)

Are you doing any reading challenges or blog hops/fests this coming year?

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  1. You have a bunch of varied goals. I hope you make them all! Happy New Year!
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    • Misha on January 1, 2016 at 8:12 AM

    You’ve got some good goals going on. Have a wonderful new year! 🙂
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    • Beth on January 1, 2016 at 7:47 PM

    You’re naughty and nice icons for your goals are cute. Nice goals for 2016. I will try to find you on twitter to bump your following. Good luck with everything.
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  2. I hope you make those goals! I’ll cheer you on.
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  3. Some great achievements in 2015 and good luck with your goals for the coming year. Hope 2016 is a good one!
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