It’s time to review my writing goals for the year. I fear I’ll be sadly disappointed, but work and family come first.
GOAL 1: Submit Clever Tom to agents
Not yet. Deadline was February 15 and I haven’t really driven into that one. I’ve participated in Picture Book Pitch on Twitter, but nothing further. I’ll need to go back and look at that hashtag “PBPitch” to see if I can get some ideas of appropriate agents.
GOAL 2: Participate in STORYSTORM
Did this in January and won.
GOAL 3: Blog twice a week on all four blogs
When I am busy with work these get neglected, but at least two of the four stay regularly updated. I also added contributing to the 4RV blog twice a month and also contribute to Christian Children’s Authors.
GOAL 4: Guest blog at least once a quarter
Since I had a virtual book tour for Amos Faces His Bully I did a bunch of guest blogging. I’ll probably set up another book tour in November.
GOAL 5: Contribute to Guardian Angel Kids this year
Looks like my best hope is the December issue.
GOAL 6: Finish Amelia’s Mission and get it ready for submission
I’ve been polishing the earlier chapters a bit based upon feedback from my local writers group and my critique partner. I’m in the middle of Chapter 20 now. 🙂
Overall, not a bad effort. What are some of your goals? Do you review them quarterly? How do you stay on track?