The last month of the year.
The last month to meet your goals for that particular year.
Anyone else panicking at that thought?
I would be except I find myself taking my old familiar stance. “This is why year long goals are . . . like this! Just when I’m getting walloped by Christmas and all my clients have realized that the year is almost over and they want their stuff done now . . . then along comes the end of the year.”
Yup. Each and every year.
Still, I do try to set a few yearly goals. A few being something less than 4 dozen. I just feel that if I didn’t set them, then I wouldn’t make any progress.
So, how’d I do last week on my word count? I seemed to slow down — only 6129 words. I still met my goal but that’s a lot lower than I’ve been pulling down. I did spend a great deal of time doing layout and things like that so I was actually busy all week. Busy, busy, busy. I wrote blogs (paid and not), rewrote scripts, wrapped up new scripts, finished up and submitted the WOW article and cleaned out the top of my closet. Yes, I was avoiding another rewrite. How’d you guess? And I came up with some calendar ideas for Thriving Family.
This week I have 6 more scripts to write and at least 6 blog posts although 9 would be better. I need to write another query and maybe get some old things back out. BUT I need to make myself sit down and work on Felicity’s picture book (see last week’s characterization post). One critique group meets Thursday and one meets Saturday. I cannot let such a marvelous opportunity for feedback pass me by. So off to get 6 blog posts drafted and then see what I can get done today on that picture book. Fingers crossed!