>Carol’s 2007 Goals
My big push this year is to increase productivity in book-length manuscripts.
__ Finish actual book #4 (KiTA), polish and submit or pitch to editor
__ Write book #5, (WH?) polish and submit or pitch to editor.
__ Send critique submission to DG
__ Send critique submission to MC
__ Write and publish at least three articles
__ Write at least five short stories and submit
__ Enter 3 or more contests, including: Maggie, GE, GH
__ Enter GRW’s March workshop
__ Pitch to an editor (and/or agent?) at RWA Nat’l
__ Pitch to an editor and/or agent at M&M
__ Judge 1-2 contests, incl. Golden Heart
__ Blog regularly–doesn’t have to mean daily. Get a plan and stick to it!
__ Update website as needed – post better content
__ Moderate GRWannounce and RWCOther listserves
__ Perform duties as Hospitality Chairman of GRW with concentration of duties around M&M in fall
__ Attend RWA Nat’l Conference in Dallas
__ Volunteer at RWA Nat’l Conference in Dallas
__ Write or at least pre-plan NB (Bk #6)
__ Re-assess viability of plans for the Mikels/Rycker series
Pie In The Sky: (These are the ones that would be a dream come true. I have little control over some of these other than to write the best books I can.)
__ Get a request for a full
__ Sell a book
__ Final in a contest (or 2!)
__ Win another contest (or 2!)
Wish me luck. I’m gonna need it!
>Great goals, Carol!!! Good luck on them! 🙂
>Thanks, Terry. I’ll need some luck and a lot of determination to check those manuscripts as done!
>Good luck! That’s quite a list. I’ll be happy just to finish my dang first draft of my first book!Happy New Year, btw.
>I’m so excited! Just received my back copy blurb for PERFIDIA, a thriller set inside the Third Reich, due out in September. Former title was Blood Moon Over Berlin.Please go to my blog to read it!http://moragmckendrickpippin.blogspot.com/
>Dang, Morag! That’s exciting. I’m headed over there to check it out.
>Thanks, Nienke! HNY to you too. Good luck on finishing your book.