Monday, 7 January 2013

Trying something new

I often see people writing out their weekly or monthly goals on their blog, and it's a great idea. I've never done it before, but this week I REALLY need it. I've got a bunch of leftover stuff from last year I need to finish off, plus some new things to work on and if I don't write them down and make myself accountable - I might put it off forever! I doubt I'll make this a regular thing but when I really need to get my bum in gear, I will write out what needs to be done for everyone to see. Feel free to throw things at me next week if I haven't ticked most of it off!


Schedule all blog posts I have for other bloggers to promote/reveal covers so I don't have to do it at the last minute

Post prizes from Blindsided Blog Tour (Some have already gone out, but I still have more to do)

Write up guest post for Cassie Mae's blog and email it

Read a couple more chapters of The Fire In Fiction

Finish Rouge by Leigh Talbert Moore - I'm nearly done, but I keep getting distracted by all the other things I need to do

Quit daydreaming, I don't have time (LOL!)

Oh ... and write!

Argh, it looks scary when written down lbut I like that it isn't just spinning around in my brain anymore! Time to get moving!


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  1. I wish you luck with all your tasks... except one--don't ever stop daydreaming!

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    1. Hee hee, I would normally say the same to anyone who wanted to give up daydreaming but, honestly, it's killing my productivity!

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  2. Good luck with you list! I find a list helps focus me though lol yes it's always scary when written down!

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    1. Definitely! It's working, though yay!

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  3. Good luck with your goals! It's so important to write them down, something I've been avoiding but I need to buckle down and jot them on paper. (:

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  4. Writing blog posts ahead of time really pays off.

    It's good to write down goals--keeps perspective.

    Happy writing!

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    1. It sure does! Writing things down has really helped me this week!

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  5. I'll also try to write blog posts ahead of time. Good luck in achieving all your goals.

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  6. Stop daydreaming! -Um- so guility over here! That's the worst for me. I am always someplace else in my head, LOL

    I hope you meet all of your goals this month. Let me know if writing them down helps. I need some type of schedule/accountability for myself too.

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    1. Lol, yup! And it's fun to be somewhere else, except I really need to do some work!

      Writing them down really has helped a lot. I am cracking on with that list now. :D

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  7. Best of luck with your goals. I'm a good cheerleader if you need one. :)

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    1. Thanks, Dana! I always need a cheerleader!

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  8. Daydreaming is part of the job! That's where the best story lines come from. :)

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    1. Unless you're daydreaming so often you stop writing completely ;)

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  9. If you don't set goals, how will you know if you've accomplished anything? I think those are all doable.

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    1. Lol, I didn't say I didn't set goals, I said I don't usually write them down ;)

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  10. From one daydreamer to another, you'll do great! *hugs*

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  11. Good luck. I find that writing it down really helps me. Then I get to cross them out with a nice thick pen. So satisfying...

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  12. Great list. I like how specific it is. :) Good luck!

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    1. Lol, I had to be specific to keep me in line! Thanks, Ilima!

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  13. Good luck with all of your goals! I know you can do it!

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  14. Good for you. You can do it!

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  15. I sometimes find writing myself goals helps to motivate me, especially if I've made my intentions public.

    And you can't stop daydreaming - you're a writer!

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    1. Yup, it's worked for me, too!

      Haha, I don't want to give up completely, but a little less would be good!

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  16. It's always good to be organized. ;0) I'm working on it.

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  17. You can totally do it! I've been trying to do the same thing with my scheduled posts and it has helped a lot!

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    1. Yay! I'm glad you've found a way to get more organised! :D

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  18. looks very similar to my list, in length anyway. you reminded me i need to write my cassie post!
    and crossing those things off is an awesome feeling!

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    1. Yes, I am having much fun getting all those items ticked off!

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  19. Those are some great goals! I love making a list of goals for each month - it breaks it down and it's not so overwhelming for me. Hope it helps! Get to work girl! :)

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    1. It's been a really great help! THings are definitely moving forward!

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  20. I agree with the others. Never stop daydreaming. ;)

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    1. I promise, I won't! Just need to limit the time spent on it lol!

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  21. I love setting goals! (I love hitting them too, though that is perhaps a rarer occurrence.) I like breaking them down into something quantifiable, preferably with a checklist so I can feel accomplished.

    Good luck with yours!

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  22. You can do it! :D

    (More like... you've put this out there, now you HAVE to do it! LOL)

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