Tag: goals

Mar 30 2018

When it comes to the #AtoZChallenge I GOT GOALS

https://gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.co.za I’m psyched for the April A to Z Challenge! If you haven’t signed up yet, this is the time. The list closes soon. And if you’re using the challenge to write a story, see my previous post. I didn’t accomplish as many of my goals in March as I usually do. And I need …

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Feb 23 2018

March Goals, March!

https://gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.co.za/2018/02/update-day-february-2018.html I’m so excited for the April A to Z Challenge! Bloggers unite! Wooooo!!!! I’ve gone from participant to volunteer to co-host to team captain. 2018 is going to be the best year ever. The MAIN LIFE GOALS: Publish two decent-selling book series (speculative fiction) Survive at least another 37 years There’s also the Bookish …

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Jan 26 2018

Got Goals hop and Review-a-thon

gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.co.za How has 2018 been treating you? I’ve been reading about the Cape Town, South Africa water drought crisis. That’s terrible! I’ve yet to see anything that suggests how to help (as an ordinary person from another country). Though, short of chipping a chunk of glacier off of Antarctica and hauling it up there, I’m …

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Dec 31 2017

Goals for a #HappyNewYear #NewYearsResolution

gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.co.za It’s the end of 2017! Break out the potatoes, because this is going to be a LONG post. The MAIN LIFE GOALS: Publish two decent-selling book series (speculative fiction) Survive at least another 37 years for 2017 There’s also the Bookish Bingo, 50 Book Pledge, Goodreads, Bout of Books, TackleTBR Read 2 books selected …

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Nov 24 2017

Goals Oh Deer

gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.co.za I saw the sad news that Misha might not be able to keep this goal hop going. Hopefully that won’t be the case! She’s a good person and deserves better. It’s Thanksgiving weekend here in America. Thursday people eat turkey (just like the pilgrims probably DIDN’T in 1621… pheasant, deer, fish, shellfish, other small …

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Oct 30 2017

Knocking Out Goals like Carving a Pumpkin into a Jack-O’-Lantern

gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.co.za Last month I nailed a huge goal by publishing Fractions of Existence on Amazon. (Free if you have KU.) Shortly after, I found out my newsletter mailing list (over 6000 emails strong, thanks to this blog) was being sent to LESS THAN 1% of the people who signed up for it. I thought it …

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Sep 29 2017

Waking Up to Goals

gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.co.za GUESS WHO PUBLISHED A DEBUT NOVEL That’s right, Fractions of Existence is now available on Amazon. (Free if you have KU.) I’d really appreciate it if you’d check out the INTERVIEW over at Operation Awesome. Kara put me in my own hot seat! The MAIN LIFE GOALS: Publish two decent-selling book series (speculative fiction) …

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Aug 26 2017

S’more Goals

My birthday was good. Thanks to everyone who dropped by to comment with well wishes here, on FB, and on Twitter. Much love! I’m psyched about the Pass or Pages at Operation Awesome in September. (Check on the fifth to see the category!) Twitter is only letting me follow a handful of people a week …

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Jul 28 2017

Some sum-sum-summertime Goals

Good-bye to Ju-ly! This was a messed up month. I ended up in the middle of nowhere for a ceremony. See above image for a Google view of nowhere. This month also included the tragic loss of a friend’s six-month-old, who has since been cremated. Then my cousin’s son was born. And three days later, …

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Jun 30 2017

Celebrating Summer Goals

Bucket List. Current Writing End Goals From the End Goals of an Author post. To consider the feedback of two (already lined up) Beta Readers and then self-publish Fractions of Existence in September 2017. Self-publish Anah’s Story by March 20, 2018. Find a way (emotionally, mentally) to complete the high fantasy short story. Redo the …

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May 26 2017

Barbequing Summer Goals

Bucket List. Current Writing End Goals From the End Goals of an Author post. To consider the feedback of two (already lined up) Beta Readers and then self-publish Fractions of Existence in 2017. Self-publish Anah’s Story by March 20, 2018. Find a way (emotionally, mentally) to complete the high fantasy short story. Redo the longer …

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May 23 2017

52 Weeks of Writing Goals

I’m reading: 47 Mind Hacks for Writers by Karen Dimmick & Steve Dimmick and using the exercises as blog post prompts. The next step is to break my goals down from the “end” to the next 52 weeks. Current Writing End Goals From the End Goals of an Author post. To consider the feedback of …

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May 22 2017

Can Fiction Create a Reason for More Peace and Less Violence

I’m reading: 47 Mind Hacks for Writers by Karen Dimmick & Steve Dimmick and using the exercises as blog post prompts. This is another goal setting exercise, but this time it seems to be to determine why a set goal is important. I’m going to start by working with a goal from my previous post. …

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May 20 2017

End Goals of an Author

I’m reading: 47 Mind Hacks for Writers by Karen Dimmick & Steve Dimmick and using the exercises as blog post prompts. Map the end goal If writing a book is a journey, then it’s up to the writer to determine the destination, the point where the author considers it a success. “…end goal where you …

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Apr 28 2017

May the Forth be With these Goals

Bucket List. 2017 Resolution: This year I resolve to finish at least one of my big writing projects. 2017 Goals: Finish a big writing project Keep Supporting Diverse Books Be part of 5 blog hops/fests 3 down! Keep rocking the Debut Author Spotlight at Operation Awesome Contribute more to the #atozchallenge Co-Hosted! Enter 4 writing …

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Mar 31 2017

April Showers Bring Many Goal Flowers

Bucket List. 2017 Resolution: This year I resolve to finish at least one of my big writing projects. 2017 Goals: Finish a big writing project Keep Supporting Diverse Books Be part of 5 blog hops/fests Keep rocking the Debut Author Spotlight at Operation Awesome Contribute more to the #atozchallenge Co-Hosting this year! Enter 4 writing …

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Mar 05 2017

Goals March On

Bucket List. 2017 Resolution: This year I resolve to finish at least one of my big writing projects. 2017 Goals: Finish a big writing project Keep Supporting Diverse Books Be part of 5 blog hops/fests Keep rocking the Debut Author Spotlight at Operation Awesome Contribute more to the #atozchallenge Co-Hosting this year! Enter 4 writing …

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Jan 27 2017

Goals and Book Reviews and Bingo #NewToMe2017 #FlightsOfFantasy #DiversityBingo2017

Bucket List. 2017 Resolution: This year I resolve to finish at least one of my big writing projects. 2017 Goals: Finish a big writing project Keep Supporting Diverse Books Be part of 5 blog hops/fests Keep rocking the Debut Author Spotlight at Operation Awesome Contribute more to the #atozchallenge Enter 4 writing contests Participate in …

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Jan 04 2017

My #BoutOfBooks 18 Day 2 #BoB2017Goals Visionboard

I’ve never made a visionboard before. I used an online method and Photoshop to create this one, which I hope is done correctly. A few books I intend to read and review this year include: ……… (Carve the Mark, Glass Sword, King’s Cage, Illuminae, Cinder, The Girl of Fire and Thorns, Graceling, Gates of Thread …

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Dec 31 2016

Goals and New Year’s #Resolutions

Bucket List.     2017 Goals: Finish a big writing project Keep Supporting Diverse Books Be part of 5 blog hops/fests Keep rocking the Debut Author Spotlight at Operation Awesome Contribute more to the #atozchallenge Enter 4 writing contests Participate in #NewToMe2017, Bookish Bingo, 50 Book Pledge, Goodreads, Bout of Books, TackleTBR Read 12 Speculative …

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