Jan 29 2016

The Candy Heart Mentions Goals

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  • 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 4971 — up 71 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


Love Meeting Your Goals candy heart created by @JLenniDorner on cryptogram

Goals for February:

Write club 2016

  • Read three books
  • Enjoy the #ShareTheLove blog hop

Share the Love

  • Be uplifted by the Meme blog hop

Meme Hop 2016


Another Book Read:

All the best parts of the original book- friendship, caring about family, having a business sense, setting goals, being responsible, and using creativity are here. I love being able to share this new version with the children in my life.
#NewToYou2016 — This version of the book came out in January.
Fifth book I’ve read this year.

Review of Goals for January:

  • Comment on at least 15 blogsMischief Managed because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Get ready for Write Club by writing another short storyMischief Managed because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Participate in Bout of Books 15Mischief Managed because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal
  • Take part in the Hello My Name Is Giveaway HopMischief Managed because @JLenniDorner accomplished this goal

FOR A GOOD LAUGH: Check out my comment response to the “have you ever parallel parked a car” question.


Other hops this blog might join in February:
Lost & Found: Valentine’s Edition http://tossingitout.blogspot.com
WEP Valentine: http://writeeditpublishnow.blogspot.com

Are you doing any other blog hops/fests this season?


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    • Misha on January 29, 2016 at 11:03 AM

    Good going! I was thinking about entering Write Club again this year, but I haven’t actually had time to write something for it. :-/
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    1. There’s still time! 🙂

  1. Wow! Love your specific goals and the way you’ve celebrated with your Mischief Managed pics. 🙂
    Congratulations and best wishes for February!
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    1. The fandom lives on. 😉
      Thanks for saying hi.

  2. Such great goals and thank you for letting us know about all the awesome blog hops!
    Taryn Tyler has this post to share Do You Have Goals #1My Profile
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    1. Glad to do it. Thanks for coming by.

    • Angeline on February 1, 2016 at 2:27 AM

    Looks like you have a busy year planned, and also achieved a lot this month too. Good luck with February.
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    1. Yup, gotta keep busy. Thanks for stopping by.

  3. As always you have set yourself a challenging set of goals. Intrigued by some of your projects, and going to have a look at Write Club. Good luck with the writing competitions.
    Ruth Livingstone has this post to share January update: 5 year writing projectMy Profile
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    1. Cool cool. Even if you don’t enter, it’s fun to vote on all the ones who do make it. Good times. Thanks for stopping in.

  4. Love your goals. They seem quite doable. Maybe I’ll copy a few of them and actually get something done this month!
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    1. Sounds like a plan! Thanks for swinging by. 🙂

    • Beth on February 3, 2016 at 9:35 AM

    Great goals and thanks for sharing the blog hops. I may get involved with some.
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    1. Thanks. Let me know if you do. 🙂

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