Category Archives: Goal Setting

NEXT UP ON THE ITINERARY, A CALL TO ARMS!

I started out this year with six very specific goals geared towards building a Writing Career of Significant Worth: 1)  I want to write more…a lot more…as in I want to sweat, sneeze, and bleed fiction.  Vomitus de Muse, Fiction … Continue reading

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TALLY HO!

What’s keeping me on track with the daily blogging is…well, the daily deadline.  If the challenge were to write 30 blog posts a month, then chances are, I’d be hurting every 29th day of the month. It’s great that I’m … Continue reading

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WITH LOVE AND DEVOTION

Now that I’m settling into a groove with the blog and the Post-A-Day Challenge, I am turning my attention to Part 1 of The Plan:  write as much first draft as I can. My first summit sighted:  3,000 words a … Continue reading

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WEEK 1 IN REVIEW

Oh, man!  I did say I would be honest about these things. So, honestly, I thought the PostADay Challenge was going to be a piece of cake and the Write1Sub1 Challenge would be the monkey on my shoulders that yanks … Continue reading

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THE PLAN, PART 5: ACCOUNTABILITY

Right now all of my deadlines are created by me.  If I blow one off, nobody will really know but me.  If I don’t do a good job, there’s nobody around to urge me to make it better.  Everything I … Continue reading

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THE PLAN, PART 4: OH, GOD, NOT THE PLATFORM

I used to be hip to the groove on anything having to do with computers.  You’re looking at one of the earlier members of CompuServe.  (Everyone’s looking around, going, “What’s CompuServe?”) I spent a lot of time in my early … Continue reading

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THE PLAN, PART 3: GO ON, FLAP!

This post-a-day challenge is kicking my butt, I gotta be honest.  The first four days I barely made it.  I have to lay with the baby to put her to sleep, and I’m struggling to keep my own eyes open.  … Continue reading

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THE PLAN, PART 2: EDIT MY SHIT

I have way more finished stories waiting to be edited and made pretty than seems reasonable.  I’m getting a little tired of writing for the drawer.  I gotta be honest though.  I’m not a big fan of editing.  Okay, okay.  … Continue reading

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