2017!

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2016 SUCCESSES

  • Completed 1st draft of Writing Emotion ebook
  • Completed 1st draft of Runaway Heart
  • Won NANO, A Fall of Diamonds
  • Wrote 2 new short stories; submitted 5 short stories
  • Wrote 28 penpanther posts
  • Attended 2016 Literary Orange conference
  • One sale: Grave Shadows

 

2017 GOALS

Since monthly goals overwhelm me, I’m breaking the goals into quarters, giving myself some breathing space.

1st Quarter – January – March

  • Revise and restructure short story, Come Be My Love Forever. Deadline: 1/31/2017
  • Finish 1st draft of Possessed, dark fantasy romance novel. Manuscript 80% completed. 1000 words per session, M-F.
  • A Fall of Diamonds, fantasy romance. Write 2nd draft, 1000 words per session, M-F. a) Research settings. b) Map the plot action.
  • A Lamentation of Swans, epic fantasy. Revise and rewrite. (Start in February)

For Quarters 2, 3 and 4, to be determined from list:

  • A Useful Blind, mystery, rewrite into novella  (1st draft short story completed)
  • Rewrite Runaway Heart, contemporary romance, (1st draft completed)
  • A Haunting of Roses, fantasy
  • The Bone Box, horror novella, 90% completed
  • The Serene Widow, Regency novel
  • Princess of Rosenstein, Regency novel
  • Loose Daddy, literary novel
  • Death of a Young Woman, literary novel
  • Chained, fantasy romance
  • Write a short story inspired by a painting
  • Writing Short Fiction project (Spring Forward workshop)