Saturday, February 1, 2014

February Goals

We survived the first month of 2014! I went 22 days without a day off and it was all kinds of awful. Between my two jobs, I keep really busy, though next week I work almost 60 hours. Not fun, nope. But it's time for an update on my goals!

Here are my goals from January:
* Revise "Breathless"

* Finish writing "Little Mishaps"



I actually managed to finish both goals before the 9th of January, which I'm very excited about! So, I decided to do some serious reading. I finally finished rereading "The Lord of the Rings" and started The Moral Instruments series. Some reading helped me come up with a new novel idea!


Goals for February
* Participate in the "WIP - The Movie" Bloghop

* Read "Switched" by Cassie Mae

* Write to 10,000 words on "Cursed"

* Hire an editor and cover designer for "Breathless"


I'm very excited about all of those goals, but especially the last one. After this last round of revisions, I added a new scene which really strengthened the book, along with tightening things up. I'm really excited where it is going! I'd really like to push to self-publish. I know I said I planning on publishing it in December, but life got in the way, taking with it a huge helping of doubt. But I'm really exciting about moving forward with it!


How did your goals for January go? Good luck with February!

9 comments:

  1. Well done for completing your goals! I've not started the Lord of the Rings yet - I should really get on it! I hope you enjoy the Mortal Instruments, Cassandra Clare's other series, the Infernal Devices, is even better! :) x

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    1. You should start it! It's a long one, but I love Lord of the Rings! :) I just finished the second of The Mortal Instruments. It's good. I'll have to check out her other series too. :)

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  2. Happy February, Krista!!

    Happy reading and writing! from Laura Marcella @ Wavy Lines

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  4. I am impressed you got beyond eat and sleep with all of that working!

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  5. Great job with your goals! I don't know how you found the time with that crazy work schedule. Kudos to you!

    Good luck with all your goals, especially finding an editor and cover designer. How exciting!

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  6. Congratulations on completing your goals! I am looking forward to your entry in WIP: The Movie Bloghop!

    P.S I am a freelance editor - shoot me over a message if you want to talk prices - I do special offers for friends! :D

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  7. Good luck with your publishing goals! I'm also hoping to start indie publishing this year. I'm hoping to have at least a few more chapters done in Part III of my WIP this month, if not completely finished.

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