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So, here were the Feb goals:
Rewrite MG Fantasy THE RIVER KEEPERS from 1st person to 3rd person. Submit to agent for review.
Complete edits of YA finale, ASSURED DESTRUCTION: WITH ZOMBIES
Complete launch plans for above.
Complete outline for Dystopic YA novel LINEAGE and write first two to three chapters.
Complete BETA Reads for SF Canada Critique Circle
Complete BETA Read for fellow Inkbot
Host two workshops (1 for teens was last night–success!)
Support edits of mentee’s work so she’s ready to submit
Bonus goal — write more of LINEAGE

UPDATE #4
As of update 3 I was doing well, but the wheels fell off with a brutal head cold. Whatever. I still made most my goals, just am not feeling very ‘recharged’!

Rewrite MG Fantasy THE RIVER KEEPERS from 1st person to 3rd person. Submit to agent for review. DONE!
Complete edits of YA finale, ASSURED DESTRUCTION: WITH ZOMBIES — Rewrite is done, I have a copy and proof to go.
Complete launch plans for above.KICKSTARTER campaign launched and I’m 26% toward me goal. Come check it out!
Complete outline for Dystopic YA novel LINEAGE and write first two to three chapters.–Outline is good. First three chapters written, but I still need to world build and go back and think about character.
Complete BETA Reads for SF Canada Critique Circle–3 down, 1 to go, but he was late sending it out. I’m good. 😉
Complete BETA Read for fellow Inkbot–Done-but agreed to do another 3 chapters
Host two workshops–Done, and I have a third tonight.
Support edits of mentee’s work so she’s ready to submit–She was awesome–and during the presentation said Assured Destruction was her favorite book. 🙂
Bonus goal — write more of LINEAGE–pretty much wrote what I wanted to. Disappointed I need to go back to research phase.
Bonus goal — Start Terminals promotion. — Yup, doing well. Really like Netgalley! Pub day is April 15th!

Here’s to a healthier and even more productive March!

UPDATE #3
Overall, pretty much nailed this with a week to go! 🙂

Rewrite MG Fantasy THE RIVER KEEPERS from 1st person to 3rd person. Submit to agent for review. DONE!
Complete edits of YA finale, ASSURED DESTRUCTION: WITH ZOMBIES — Rewrite is done, line editing in progress
Complete launch plans for above.–KICKSTARTER campaign starts tomorrow!
Complete outline for Dystopic YA novel LINEAGE and write first two to three chapters.–Outline is good. First two chapters written, but I need to go back and do more worldbuilding I think.
Complete BETA Reads for SF Canada Critique Circle–3 down, 1 to go
Complete BETA Read for fellow InkbotDone
Host two workshops (1 for teens was last night–success!)–Tonight!
Support edits of mentee’s work so she’s ready to submit–She presents Wednesday and I’m going.h
Bonus goal — write more of LINEAGE
Bonus goal — Start Terminals promotion. — So, yeah, small thing I missed. I’m publishing ANOTHER book! I’m trying some new things here. Giveaways on NoiseTrade, Booklikes, LibraryThing, and Netgalley. I have a blog tour planned, but I’d like to contact more bloggers. So add that as a goal. Pub day is April 15th!

UPDATE #2
Rewrite MG Fantasy THE RIVER KEEPERS from 1st person to 3rd person. Submit to agent for review. DONE!
Complete edits of YA finale, ASSURED DESTRUCTION: WITH ZOMBIES — Rewrite is done, line editing in progress
Complete launch plans for above.–Must start Kickstarter campaign by end of week**
Complete outline for Dystopic YA novel LINEAGE and write first two to three chapters.–Outline is good. Book, not started
Complete BETA Reads for SF Canada Critique Circle–2 down, 2 to go
Complete BETA Read for fellow Inkbot, 70% done
Host two workshops (1 for teens was last night–success!)–next Feb 24
Support edits of mentee’s work so she’s ready to submit–On track, will go to her presentation at end of month
Bonus goal — write more of LINEAGE
Bonus goal — Start Terminals promotion. — So, yeah, small thing I missed. I’m publishing ANOTHER book! I’m trying some new things here. Giveaways on NoiseTrade, Booklikes, LibraryThing, and Netgalley. I have a blog tour planned, but I’d like to contact more bloggers. So add that as a goal. Pub day is April 15th!

UPDATE #1
Here’s how I’m tracking …
Rewrite MG Fantasy THE RIVER KEEPERS from 1st person to 3rd person. Submit to agent for review. — 85% through the rewrite, then it’ll need a copy edit. — So yay!
Complete edits of YA finale, ASSURED DESTRUCTION: WITH ZOMBIES — Haven’t started. Sometimes you have to go one book at a time!
Complete launch plans for above. — So, one blog tour lined up.
Complete outline for Dystopic YA novel LINEAGE and write first two to three chapters. –Come on this is two goals. Outline is done!
Complete BETA Reads for SF Canada Critique Circle — 1 beta done, 4 to go
Complete BETA Read for fellow Inkbot — haven’t started
Host two workshops (1 for teens was last night–success!) — next one is on the 24th
Support edits of mentee’s work so she’s ready to submit — she’s gone AWOL

That’s a lot already but …
Bonus goal — write more of LINEAGE

BONUS!! — I’ve started the process of marketing THE TERMINALS! Netgalley coop, blog review, other pro review solicitations, everything’s all set but I need to create a website and a trailer for it. April 15th is launch date.

TRACKING?
Yup

Sara Biren is hosting Writer Recharge, which is a great idea to fight the February blahs.

So I’m in. All I have to do is post my February goals and then keep track with updates. This is I can handle!

Thanks to Emma Maree for letting me know!

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Comments

  • Posted: February 4, 2014 22:03

    Sara Biren

    Hello! Terrific goals - I wish you the best of luck and thanks so much for joining in. See you at #WriterRecharge!
    • Posted: February 5, 2014 08:56

      mfstewart

      Thanks, Sara, #WriterRecharge's a great idea!
  • Posted: February 5, 2014 08:42

    Kim Smith

    Best of luck with your goals!
    • Posted: February 5, 2014 08:56

      mfstewart

      Thanks, Kim, you too!
  • Posted: February 10, 2014 12:09

    E.Maree

    So glad things are going well so far. :D
  • Posted: February 17, 2014 09:47

    E.Maree

    I'm in AWE of how much you get done. This is incredible!
  • Posted: February 24, 2014 11:45

    E.Maree

    You're doing AMAZING! Congratulations.
  • Posted: March 9, 2014 21:52

    Sara Biren

    Sounds like you did really well overall - blast the head cold, though! Good luck staying motivated and achieving your goals! And thanks for participating.