Tag: goals

Dec 30 2015

End of the year Book Reviews part 2 #NewToYouRC #FirstReads

The Martian This book was impossible to put down. It’s intelligent, hilarious, and suspenseful. I’d recommend this book to anyone who likes comedy (especially sarcastic wit), drama, realistic fiction, science, thrillers, or suspense. There’s even a romance between two minor characters. It’s a remarkable book that will restore your faith in humanity. I have farmed …

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Nov 29 2015

Update day is here again

This is basically a holder post. I plan to put the regular style goal blog post in here soon. November has been rough. I didn’t complete NaNo. I have a pile of notebooks, scraps of paper, and the inside of a tissue box — all with words. None of which are counted or typed in. …

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Oct 30 2015

Goals, #WEPFF Win, Vote Request, NaNoWriMo Excitement, and Turkey

I’d like to take a moment to ask for your help. I’ve entered a writing contest. There is a popular vote– where entrants are supposed to ask friends to vote. You CAN vote for MORE THAN ONE entry. I’m hoping that you’ll enjoy “Chocolate Covered Toffee or Vanilla Taffy” enough to give me a vote …

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Sep 25 2015

Spooky Goals for October

  The BIG MAIN GOALS: Publish two decent-selling book series (speculative fiction) Survive at least another 39 years     2015 Goals:   Have 5000 Twitter followers ~ currently at 4547  — up 63 from last month! Update / redo what-are-they.com (Done!) Download the update for my blog theme, whatever that might entail Support Diverse …

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Aug 28 2015

Fall In Love with September Goal Setting and #onestopforwriters

Find gems like this on the One Stop For Writers board on Pinterest. #onestopforwriters    The BIG MAIN GOALS: Publish two decent-selling book series (speculative fiction) Survive at least another 40 39 years     2015 Goals:   Have 5000 Twitter followers ~ currently at 4484  — up 68 from last month! Update / redo …

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Jul 31 2015

Hot Goals for August

  July can’t be over, can it? I swear I missed a week!   I took some great writing classes this month. I procured an expert to help me polish my query to perfection, and another expert to help get my first 20 pages to shine. The floggings are vital to success, so I’m grateful …

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Jul 01 2015

I will make my own fireworks with these Goals for July

May 29 2015

Goals for June #WriteClub2015 #WW #FirstReads #NewToYouRC #NewAuthorsRC2015

  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:   Have 5000 Twitter followers ~ currently at 4390  — up 146 from last month! Update / redo what-are-they.com Download …

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Apr 24 2015

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

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 …

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Mar 27 2015

I Will Spring Into April with These Goals

April 2015 goals   Here are my current goals and review of goals from the past:   Multiple computer and Internet issues in a row kept me away for seven weeks. I’m back now!   The BIG MAIN GOALS: Publish two decent-selling book series (speculative fiction) Survive at least another 40 years     2015 …

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Jan 30 2015

Update of Goals, Dreams, and Plans

Here are my current goals and review of goals from the past:   It isn’t enough just to have a good list of goals. There also has to be a plan, some way to execute them. I feel strongly about my reading goals. Last year I didn’t keep track of everything I read, and I …

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Dec 26 2014

Wrapping up the Ho-ho-holidays with Goals and Resolutions for New Year

  Though my December has been a good month, I did lag behind somewhat in my end-of-the-year goals. (Largely thanks to a new med that makes me sleep far too many hours.) I’m really looking forward to next year. “Santa” brought me many new books to read, and that meshes well with the two reading …

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Oct 31 2014

This Halloween I am Trick or Treating My Goals for the NaNoWriMo of November

  Happy Halloween Here are my current goals and review of goals from the past:   Goals for November:   Take part in NANOWRIMO Keep working on the fantasy book during NaNoWriMo Get five people to weigh in on my planning post    Vote Enjoy Thanksgiving Finish reading 1 book See Mockingjay in theaters   …

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Oct 19 2014

Sunday Seven Bucket List

A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday. Seven items on my Bucket List   The high fantasy novel I’m working on – Finish it, publish it, and sell 2,000 copies in one week or 8,000 copies in one month. Watch a meteor shower while in the Cranberry Lake area of New …

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Sep 26 2014

October 2014 goals post – hop toward autumn

  Here’s something about culture, about how our society seems to be:   We measure our progress and our success based on how well it advances our independence.   It starts with babies. The milestones of interest are largely holding a bottle, walking, talking, and using the potty. Each of these propels a person toward …

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Aug 30 2014

September 2014 goals and reviews

your favorite unknown MOVIE – BAND/ARTIST – TV SHOW – BOOK

Regular readers of these goal posts know that my last two weeks of July were sucked up with an unexpected life detour. Well, unfortunately, much the same can be said for a majority of August.   I’m adding “survival” to my big main goals. I’m still here now, though the same couldn’t be said for …

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