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October Goals

Recap from September:

Reading: Seven of 18 books read. Progress, but not much. D+
Writing: Well, I did my writing but not so much with the NaNo prep. C
Finishing/EditingF+ Because I added words to an April story.
PostingPosted nothing.

That C sort of pulls the grade up, but the Fs ruin everything. Going to have to go with D for the month again.


October Goals:

Reading:

  • read three books to make up for missing July’s goals
  • read four books to make up for missing August’s goals
  • read four books to make up for missing September’s goals
  • read four books for October goals to catch up with my Goodreads challenge

Reviews:

  • finish reviews for each book read

Writing:

  • write every day in my writing journal/keep my streak going
  • write at least 100 words each day
  • work on prepping for NaNo
  • have a working outline for NaNo

Finishing/Editing:

  • edit something… anything
  • finish a story

Posting:

  • post one fanfic from July
  • post two fanfics from August
  • post two fanfics from September
  • post two fanfics for October

(Okay, more realistically: post at least one fanfic before NaNo starts.)

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September Goals

Recap from August:

Reading: Finished two of sixteen needed books. D- for effort.
Writing: A+ Did it all.
Finishing/Editing: Did nothing.
Posting: Posted nothing.

All in all, I give myself a D for the month. I did almost nothing, but I did write. That keeps it from being a fail.


September Goals:

Reading:

  • read two books to make up for missing May’s goals
  • read four books to make up for missing June’s goals
  • read four books to make up for missing July’s goals
  • read four books to make up for missing August’s goals
  • read four books for September goals to catch up with my Goodreads challenge

Reviews:

  • finish reviews for each book read

Writing:

  • write every day in my writing journal/keep my streak going
  • write at least 100 words each day
  • work on prepping for NaNo
  • make a post about each step of the Story Engineering progress each week

Finishing/Editing:

  • edit something… anything
  • finish a story

Posting:

  • post one fanfic from July
  • post two fanfics from August
  • post two fanfics for September

August Goals

Recap from July:

Reading: F Didn’t finish a thing.
Writing: B I think I did everything except add to 15 different stories. And #writeastory was on hiatus.
Finishing/Editing: C I only edited a few days, but I did post five WIP stories
Posting: B I got 5 of 6 stories posted. Impressive.

All in all, I give myself a C for the month. Could have been better, but considering how I’ve been feeling, this is amazing.


August Goals:

Reading:

  • read four books to make up for missing May’s goals
  • read four books to make up for missing June’s goals
  • read four books to make up for missing July’s goals
  • read four books for August goals to catch up with my Goodreads challenge

Reviews:

  • finish reviews for each book read

Writing:

  • write every day in my writing journal/keep my streak going
  • write at least 100 words each day

Finishing/Editing:

  • finish a story from March or April
  • edit one story each week
  • work on editing Force of Nature

Posting:

  • post one fanfic from July
  • post two fanfics from August

July Goals

Recap from June:

Reading: D+ Read 3 books (2 novels and 1 novella) out of 11 books I needed to catch up.
Writing: A+ Completed all goals.
Finishing/Editing: F+ Only edited on one day (and that wasn’t for an hour). Didn’t finish any new stories.
Posting: F Only posted one of five stories.


July Goals:

Reading:

  • read four books to make up for missing May’s goals
  • read four books to make up for missing June’s goals
  • read four books for July goals to catch up with my Goodreads challenge

Reviews:

  • finish reviews for each book read
  • post at least two reviews

Writing:

  • write every day in my writing journal
  • maintain my streak
  • keep up with #writeastory
  • write 100 words each day
  • add words to at least 15 unfinished stories from April
  • make weekly Camp NaNo recap post

Finishing/Editing:

  • do at least one hour of editing each day
  • finish at least 5 WIP stories

Posting:

  • post two fanfics from May
  • post two fanfics for June
  • post two fanfics for July

June Goals

Recap from May:

Reading: D Only read 1 of 8 books needed for the goal.
Writing: A+ Completed all goals.
Finishing/Editing: F– Did nothing. Well, I did a little editing on one story but then gave up.
Posting: F Posted nothing.


June Goals:

Reading:

  • read three books to make up for missing April’s goals.
  • read four books to make up for missing May’s goals
  • read four books for June goals to catch up with my Goodreads challenge

Writing:

  • write every day in my writing journal
  • maintain my streak
  • keep up with #writeastory
  • answer a Fandom Alphabet prompt every day

Finishing/Editing:

  • do at least one hour of editing each week
  • finish two stories

Posting:

  • post one fanfic from April
  • post two fanfics from May
  • post two fanfics for June

May Goals

Recap from April:

Reading: FAIL! Read 0 of 4 books I wanted to do.
Writing: Win, win, win and win! Completed all four objectives.
Finishing/Editing: I’m not sure if they were one a week, but I finished seven stories. Bonus!
Posting: Posted only one story which is way less than “as many as I can finish,” and one less than my minimum two story goal. Fail. 😦


May Goals:

Reading:

  • Read four books to make up for missing April’s goals.
  • Read another four books to keep up with my Goodread’s challenge

Writing:

  • write every day in my writing journal
  • add 100 words to a WIP every day
  • maintain my streak
  • keep up with #writeastory
  • edit for an hour every day

Finishing/Editing:

  • Finish four of the uncompleted one-shots
  • Edit four of the already finished stories from April

Posting:

  • Post at least two fanfics

April Goals

Recap from March:

Reading: Actually read two books.
Writing: Continued my streak (now 90 days), haven’t missed a day of my #writeastory story, wrote every single day in my writing journal and in my new prompt journal which means I also filled a few prompts from my prompt book. That’s 4 out of 6.
Finishing/Editing: I finished and edited two fanfics to post. I also got really close to finishing the second draft of that novella-length fanfic. (1.5 out of 4)
Posting: Posted two stories! (1 out of 2)


April Goals:

Reading:

  • Read at least one book per week to keep on track for my Goodreads challenge.

Writing:

  • write every day in my writing journal
  • write every day from a list of prompts for Camp NaNoWriMo
  • maintain my streak
  • keep up with #writeastory

Finishing/Editing:

  • Finish at least one Camp NaNo story a week.

Posting:

  • Post as many stories as I can finish for Camp NaNo. Or at least two.

March Goals

Goals for the month of March.

Reading:

Um, actually read a book. Hopefully more than one.

Writing:

  • Continue my streak.
  • Finish writing a story that’s just for me, although I’m really liking the tone if it, so I may possibly perhaps tidy it up and post it. At least part of it.
  • Write several more of these self-indulgent stories
  • Continue my #writeastory (although prompts haven’t been released)
  • Fill a couple prompts in my prompt book
  • Write every day in my new writing journal (mostly just rambling and venting about my writing)

Editing/Finishing:

  • Finish 2nd draft revisions for the novella-length The 100 fanfic I’ve been working on
  • Start 3rd draft revisions for above novella
  • Start taking notes for revising “Unbreak My Heart” (another The 100 novella)
  • Finish and edit at least one more shorter story from my WIP folder

Posting:

  • Start posting early chapters of above novella (one a week)
  • Post at least one short story

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