Monday, December 20, 2010

2011 On The Horizon

When I wasn't paying attention, 2010 blew past me. Only one of my goals made it to fruition, which has me wondering if I suck at long-term planning.

No matter. I decided that 2011 is the year. If I can stay focused (and positive), I'm going to snag an agent. I outlined my plan to Hubby today and it sounds doable. As long as I stay focused. I'll have a tight time line which I'll have to break out into smaller steps this weekend, but I'll need something to do when all the family together time is done.

January: Complete current draft of Phoenix Rising.
February: Hubby will look it over.
March: Revise and edit Phoenix Rising once more before sending it out for critique*.
April: Catch up on sleep.

This is as far as I've gotten in my plan, but it's only an hour old.

Lurkdom, I hope you'll hold me responsible.

What is your big goal for 2011?

* Speaking of, I'll need some volunteers. If you're interested in critiquing a paranormal, let me know.
_______ hit of the day: Warsaw or the First Breath You Take After You Give Up by Them Crooked Vultures


  1. My goal for 2011 is to find an agent too. :) Hopefully that will happen.

  2. I'd love to critique Phoenix Rising but I think I'll have my hands full in March. Sorry, dude.

  3. Agent is totes at the top of my list for 2011! Especially since the cuz has one now. Such inspiration! And I would be happy to do a manuscript switch with you if you are interested :)

    BTW- did not realize you were on Twitter, immediately followed you today :)

  4. I accomplished one of my goals from last year LOL So, that's pretty good, yeah?

  5. Well, I would LOVE to land a book deal in 2011. It's definitely wishful thinking, but it's okay to dream big, right? :)

  6. Holly/ Quita - I'll keep the fingers crossed that all three of us get an agent. *grabs pom poms*

    Pam - I like your goal. You got the agent this year, so why not the book deal?

    Mir - One goal is better than none. :)


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