My Goals

Monthly Goals 2018 – October

☆ Write 10,000 words of my current WIP, The Blessed – STARTED (6,827 done)

☆ Complete 2 relevant location settings for The Blessed

☆ Update at least 15 earlier blog posts – DONE

☆ Do 10 online courses – DONE

☆ Reading Challenge 50 (1 book)

☆ Take 10 photos for Image Book

☆ Complete some beta reading – DONE

☆ Plan some newsletters – STARTED

☆ NEW Complete 2 guest posts – STARTED (1 done)

☆ NEW Update Biz Pinterest

Total = 3 of 10 done

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Monthly Goals 2018 – September

  • Write 10,000 words of my current WIP, The Blessed – DONE (10,360 words)
  • Complete 2 relevant location settings for The Blessed – DONE
  • Update at least 20 earlier blog posts – EXCEEDED (36 done)
  • Update Tutorial List links (for 3 sections) – EXCEEDED (5 done)
  • Set up guest posting schedule for 2019 – DONE
  • Do 10 online courses – EXCEED (12 done)
  • Reading Challenge 50 (1 book) – DONE
  • Launch Newsletter – DONE
  • Secret goal – DONE
  • Decide the plot for book 2 of Dark Hart – DONE

Total = 10 of 10 done

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Monthly Goals 2018 – August

  • Write 10,000 words of my current WIP, The Blessed – EXCEEDED (14,649)
  • Complete main character profiles for The Blessed – DONE
  • Update at least 10 earlier blog posts – DONE
  • Update the Tutorial List links (for 4 categories) – DONE
  • Reading Challenge 50 (1 book) – EXCEEDED
  • Do (at least) 10 online courses – DONE
  • Test new working schedule for a month – DONE
  • Launch Newsletter
  • Complete location settings for The Blessed

Total = 7 of 9 done

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Monthly Goals 2018 – July

  • Update at least 10 earlier blog posts – DONE
  • Complete all character profiles for The Blessed – STARTED
  • Update the Tutorial List links – STARTED
  • Reading Challenge 50 (2 books) – STARTED
  • Do (at least) 10 online courses – STARTED (4 done)
  • Design a detailed Marketing Plan – STARTED
  • Launch Newsletter
  • Complete location settings for The Blessed
  • Create a Book Review policy
  • Write 10,000 words of my current WIP, The Blessed

Total = 1 of 10 done

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Monthly Goals 2018 – June

  • Write 11,950 words of my WIP, The Blessed, Outline – DONE
  • Add another 40 scenes to my Master List – DONE
  • Clear through another 300 documents – DONE
  • Update at least 15 earlier blog posts – DONE
  • Plan all blog posts for this month – DONE
  • Update Guest Post policy – DONE
  • Research 1 topic – DONE
  • Organise and implement Instagram schedule and branding – DONE
  • Plan a Twitter Challenge – DONE
  • omplete and post Self Assessment – DONE
  • Update the Tutorial List & Guest post links – STARTED
  • Reading Challenge 50 (4 books) – STARTED  (1 done)
  • Do (at least) 10 online courses – STARTED
  • List 10 new items – STARTED (1 done)
  • Plan my newsletter

Total = 10 of 15 done

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Monthly Goals 2018 – May

  • Add another 30 scenes to my Master List – DONE
  • Clear through another 300 documents – DONE
  • Update at least 10 earlier blog posts – DONE
  • Plan all blog posts for this month – DONE
  • Reading Challenge 50 (3 books) – DONE
  • Do (at least) 10 online courses – DONE
  • Research 2 topics – PARTIAL (started researching 1)
  • Write 10,000 words of my current WIP, The Blessed – PARTIAL
  • Start my newsletters

Total = 6 of 9 done

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 Monthly Goals 2018 – April

  • Loosely sketch out ideas for sequel to Dark Hart – DONE
  • Roughly outline current WIPs plot – DONE
  • Add another 50 scenes to my Master List – DONE
  • Clear through another 400 documents – DONE
  • Update at least 10 earlier blog posts – DONE
  • Plan all blog posts for this month – DONE
  • Do yoga regularly – DONE
  • Do (at least) 10 online courses – DONE
  • Look into Newsletters / starting an email list – DONE
  • Sort paperwork ready for tax time – DONE
  • GoodReads Reading Challenge 3 books this month – PARTIAL (2 done)
  • Make 10 new items – STARTED
  • Use this month to complete the 85K challenge – FAILED

Total = 10 of 13 done

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Monthly Goals 2018 – March

  • Add another 30 scenes to my Master List – DONE
  • Clear through another 300 documents – DONE (managed over 700+)
  • Update at least 10 earlier blog posts – DONE
  • Plan all blog posts for this month – DONE
  • Organise my study – DONE
  • Do (at least) 10 online courses (10 completed) – DONE
  • Sort and organise stock inventory – DONE
  • Set up Biz Instagram – DONE
  • Write at least 20K for the 85K challenge – NOT COMPLETED
  • Complete the outline for my newest WIP – NOT COMPLETED
  • Loosely sketch out ideas for sequel to Dark Hart
  • GoodReads Reading Challenge 3 books this month (2 done) – NOT COMPLETED

Total = 8 of 12 done

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Monthly Goals 2018 – February

  • Create character profiles for my new WIP – DONE
  • Ddd another 20 scenes to my Master List – DONE
  • Update at least 10 earlier blog posts – DONE (more like 30+)
  • Plan all blog posts for this month – DONE
  • Do (at least) 10 online courses – DONE
  • Complete 1 beta read – STARTED
  • Write at least 30K for the 85K challenge – (only did 12k) 
  • Loosely sketch out ideas for sequel to Dark Hart
  • Reading Challenge 50 (5 books) – STARTED
  • Organise my study – STARTED

Total = 5 of 10 done

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Monthly Goals 2018 – January

  • WRITER – Complete 1st editing of Dark Hart – DONE
  • LOG – Get blog posts planned for the month – DONE
  • BLOG – Update 10 earlier blog posts – DONE
  • PERSONAL – Reading Challenge 50 (3 books a mth) – DONE
  • PERSONAL – Uber Frugal Month Challenge – DONE
  • MARKETING – Plan Social Media – DONE
  • MARKETING – Audio interview – DONE
  • MARKETING – Do (at least) 10 online courses – DONE
  • BETA – Complete 3 Beta reads – DONE
  • WRITER – Write at least 20K for the 85K challenge – (Only did £16K)

Total = 9 of 10 done

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4th Quarter Goals (Oct – Dec ’17)

  • BIZ – Make new listings ready for Xmas rush – DONE
  • WRITER – Complete DH 1st draft – DONE
  • WRITER – Start 1st round of edits – DONE
  • WRITER – Complete flash fiction – DONE
  • RITER – Write 20,000 words – DONE
  • RITER – Begin basic plot for 2nd novel (ready for 85K challenge) – DONE
  • BLOG – Get blog posts planned for full 3 months – DONE
  • BLOG – Redesign blog – DONE
  • BLOG – Add links page – DONE
  • BLOG – Get guest posters set up for Jan-Mar – DONE
  • BLOG – Transfer premium from AM to TES – DONE
  • MARKETING – Start Marketing course – DONE
  • PERSONAL – sort all email addresses – PARTIAL
  • PERSONAL – look into encryption – PARTIAL
  • PERSONAL – Start exercising program again – PARTIAL
  • MARKETING – Create a marketing plan for novel – PARTIAL
  • WRITER – Complete all document conversions – PARTIAL
  • WRITER – Complete NaNoWriMo – FAIL (32K)
  • BIZ – Complete new pricing spreadsheet – PARTIAL

Total = 11 of 19 done

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LOST TRACK FOR A WHILE BUT I’M BACK WITH GOALS!

3rd QUARTER GOALS (July – Sept ’16)

  • Do my taxes – DONE (finally!)
  • Sort DeFrag issue – DONE
  • Write 5000 words (still low for a reason- don’t judge) – DONE (10362)
  • Purge last room – DONE
  • Plan August blog posts – DONE
  • Complete & publish Author Website – DONE
  • Sort Cloud (fix issues)
  • Plan for holiday rush – DONE
  • Complete Certification process – DONE
  • ort DeFrag issue – DONE
  • Get to 120 items listed in my shop – STARTED (111 out of 120)
  • Sort new pricing spreadsheet – STARTED
  • Complete DH outline – STARTED
  • Look into Youtube-ing – STARTED
  • Complete 300 Works conversions – STARTED  (288 done so far)
  • Look into encryption – STARTED
  • Create & sell new “Box” product line – STARTED
  • Sort insurance – STARTED

Total = 8 of 17 done

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2nd QUARTER GOALS (April – June ’16)

  • Make a decision on my 2nd blog -DONE
  • Look into business PO Box address -DONE
  • Write 3000 words (this is low as I’ve been crazy busy – don’t judge) -DONE
  • Complete purge in all upstairs rooms – DONE
  • Re-Write business plan -DONE
  • Lookinto Business Website – DONE
  • Sort digiframe photos – DONE
  • Get TV fixed – DONE
  • Complete all my shredding (I have a huge pile…I mean HUGE) – DONE 🙂
  • Go through / clear out and reorganise filing cabinet – DONE
  • Get to 150 items listed in my shop – STARTED
  • Sort new pricing spreadsheet – STARTED
  • Complete DH outline – STARTED
  • Look into Youtube-ing – STARTED
  • Sort Author Website – STARTED
  • Do my taxes – STARTED
  • Plan blog posts for May/June

Total = 10 o17 done

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