Friday, June 3, 2011

My Goal

Inspired by this lady and this lady
I'm putting a simple goal out there for all to see

I need to focus my energies

Everyday in the month of June I will spend....

1 hour rewritting my WIP
1 hour studying the craft
1 hour reading
1 hour blogging/tweeting/Facebooking

I am allowed to spend more time on WIP but not on others (unless the book is really good :)

Starting today...

17 comments:

  1. Hope you keep up with them all month! Good luck!

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  2. You definitely need more reading time allowance. :) And what if the blogs you're reading are about the craft? Do you get 1 hr or 2? :)

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  3. Great to see your goals! I am a big believer that reading makes us better writers.

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  4. Robin, I am helping my husband tour guide and so a lot of my reading is historical nonfiction/research right now. That doesn't count. My hour is for fiction fun. And if it's not encroaching on family time, I'll sneak in some more time :)

    I can count 'craft blog posts' as craft time :) So a possibility of 2 hours time on blogs but then *finger across neck with gross sound effect*

    But that's four hours a day of ME time. That's plenty of time with five young kids and a husband to raise. (Good thing I don't clean my house or I would have NO TIME AT ALL!)

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  5. I love how you divided the time for getting a bit of everything done. Welcome to the JuNo party!

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  6. Thanks and thanks for the idea! I just needed you to figuratively give me a swift kick in the pants.

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  7. Shelly - you impress me! Just setting goals is something of an accomplishment :)
    By the way, what WIP are you working on? I am making a goal to get you back my comments on The Snapdragons by the end of this week :)

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  8. Those are some good goals... I need something similar... except I like to reward myself with pie whenever I do the littlest thing. I hope your month goes really well for ya. =)

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  9. Kim, this one is a MG Cinderella story. No rush on Snapdragons, I leave for a week on Monday morning. And since I'm gone it will be a bit on Full Circle.

    Oh Suzanne, I reward myself with treats, daily. Because I do such a good job ;)

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  10. I'm amazed that you're making four hours with five small children! Good for you and good luck this month!

    Carla

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  11. I need to get me some goals in place too! Thanks so much for putting a link to my blog over there!-->
    You're such a little darling :)

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  12. hello Shelly,

    dropped in as part of Sarah's bloghop. I set myself goals too, but usually lose my way sometime in week 2. Hope you have better luck than me. anyway, hi.

    mood
    Moody Writing
    @mooderino

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  13. Love dividing up the goals into manageable time segments. Very nice.

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  14. Wow! Good luck on reaching your goals. I would have such a hard time keeping social media to an hour per day. Once I start, I have trouble stopping.

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  15. Awesome goals! I especially love your goal to study the craft for an hour. That's something I need to work on. Good luck!

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  16. LOL.

    Nobody has mentioned that this post about goals came right after a post lauding procrastination.

    Welcome to my dichotic mind!

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