New Year’s Resolutions 2016

Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2016 brings you good health, a lot of happiness, great friends, fun family moments and memories that you’ll cherish forever. 🙂 As is typical with the New Year, I’ve come up with some resolutions and goals for 2016. I’m not always great at keepin up with my goals, but that doesn’t stop me from […]

Monthly Goals September

Each month, I write down my monthly goals and try to meet them. Although it doesn’t always work to keep up with all my goals, I have a feeling it might work this time. Fingers crossed! I have a ton of goals this month, so I broke them down into categories. Kids books Organize cover reveal for Sally Sleuth & […]

Updates on August Goals

I’ve been very quiet this month, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t made some progress when it comes to writing. At the start of the month, I set several goals. My goals and progress are below. Finish editing Demonic Pact (Angel of Death Series #2). Currently: chapter 11/43. Update: Finished and submitted to publisher. Write short story for The Animal […]

Monthly Goals August

In an effort to keep track of my monthly goals, I’m writing them down on the first of every month. Here are my goals for August. Finish editing Demonic Pact (Angel of Death Series #2). Currently: chapter 11/41. Write short story for The Animal horror anthology. Write short story for Girls Rock Harder eZine (horror/dark fiction). Write short story for […]

Monthly Goals for July

Each month, I write down my writing goals and then at the end of the month, I take a look at my progress. If you want to see my prgress for last month, check out this post. Here are this month’s goals. Finish first draft of Ghostslayer (current word count: 56k/65k words). Edit Demonic Pact (current: 3 chapters / 43 […]

Monthly Goals for June

Each month, I write down my writing goals and then at the end of the month, I take a look at my progress. I used to do it publically, but then I quit for a few months, but now I’m back. I figure that if I make my goals public, I have more chance of finishing them. So here we […]

Finding a Balance

It isn’t always easy to find a balance between studying, family, work, writing and what-not. However this isn’t always a bad thing. I’ve learned early on that more spare time doesn’t always mean more productivity, especially not when it comes to writing. When I only have one hour of spare time, I usually manage to cram a lot more in […]

10 Ways To Boost Your Productivity for Authors (Part Two)

Last week I talked about five productivity-boosting tips: keeping a planner, keeping a to-do-list, no distractions, no proofreads until after you’re finished with your first draft and writing an outline before you start writing. Today I’m going to give you five more productivity tips that’ll hopefully boost your writing. 6. Keep a record of your daily word count You’re probably […]