Tag: Writing Goals

Looking at 2020 Goals and New Ones for 2021

Looking at 2020 Goals and New Ones for 2021

Posted January 1, 2021 in Blogging // 7 Comments

2020 was a year. With that in mind, this really isn’t a time to talk too much about accomplishment and productivity.  It’s been a very stressful and traumatizing year for many people.  I don’t want to make that worse for anyone so before I get too deeply into this post, I want to pause and remind everyone that whoever you are, wherever you are… you’re doing great and your value is not determined by your productivity.  You are more than your accomplishments.  And every accomplishment, no matter how small it feels, is valuable. In this post, I’m going to take a look […]

Following Up on 2019 Goals and My Plans for 2020 & My Blog

Following Up on 2019 Goals and My Plans for 2020 & My Blog

Posted January 13, 2020 in Bookish Things // 6 Comments

‘Tis the season to hold myself accountable for the blogging goals I made at the beginning of the year last year!  I am terrible at following through on resolutions – whether personal or blog – so I’m pretty sure I epically failed this one yet again (yay!) but you know?  Here goes nothing! Before I make more empty promises to myself, let’s take a look at last year’s goals and whether or not I succeeded. Don’t participate in NaNoWriMo. ✓ I succeeded here!  Honestly, it was a really close call as well!  I very nearly went in for NaNoWriMo this […]

Five Things I Learned From Camp NaNo 2018

Five Things I Learned From Camp NaNo 2018

Posted August 1, 2018 in My Stories, Writing // 11 Comments

Ladies and gentlemen, I’ve done it.  On Sunday, July 29th I validated my Camp NaNoWriMo novel.  Even my word processor – Dabble – was excited for me.  I got confetti fireworks and everything. As I’m writing this post on the 29th – mere seconds after validating – it feels… wrong.  I hate looking at this beautiful, delightful winner’s screen and feeling like I cheated.  Because, in a way, I have. For me, part of what makes NaNoWriMo, NaNoWriMo is finishing the novel.  And I haven’t.  I’m nowhere near.  This is one of the reasons why I tend to drift towards Camp […]