My Goals

Monthly Goals 2018 – February

☆ Write at least 30K for the 85K challenge – STARTED

☆ Create character profiles for my new WIP – DONE

☆ Loosely sketch out ideas for sequel to Dark Hart

☆ Add 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

☆ Reading Challenge 50 (5 books) – STARTED

☆ Organise my study – STARTED

☆ Do (at least) 10 online courses – DONE

☆ Complete 1 beta read – STARTED

TOTAL SO FAR = 5 of 10 done

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Monthly Goals 2018 – January

☆ WRITER – Complete 1st editing of Dark Hart – DONE

☆ WRITER – Write at least 20K for the 85K challenge – (Only did £16K)

☆ BLOG – 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

TOTAL SO FAR = 9 of 10 done

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4th Quarter Goals (Oct – Dec ’17)

  • BIZ – Complete new pricing spreadsheet – PARTIAL
  • 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
  • WRITER – Complete NaNoWriMo – FAIL (32K)
  • WRITER – Write 20,000 words – DONE
  • WRITER – Complete all document conversions – PARTIAL
  • WRITER – 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
  • 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
  • MARKETING – Start Marketing course – DONE

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

TOTAL SO FAR = 8 of 17 done

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2nd QUARTER GOALS (April – June ’16)

  • Do my taxes – STARTED
  • Make a decision on my 2nd blog -DONE
  • Look into business PO Box address -DONE
  • Get to 150 items listed in my shop – STARTED
  • Sort new pricing spreadsheet – STARTED
  • Complete DH outline – STARTED
  • 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
  • Plan blog posts for May/June
  • Look into Youtube-ing – STARTED
  • Sort Author Website – STARTED
  • Look into 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

TOTAL BY THE END = 10 of 17 done (Not bad)