2021 Goals

Mottos for the year

一期一会
(いちごいちえ)
Translation: “One life, one encounter”
Video
Keep my tasks lists sustainable and flexible


Quarterly Goals

Evaluate quarterly and monthly
Plan for 4 weeks only of 5 days a week (like Dani does) and leave yourself some cushion for holidays, and down days.
Try going back to weekly or bi-weekly updates.   January

January

Author Rise / LC
  • Clean up Liminal Chronicles while I wait for my editor's edits (I have it pretty well done. Not perfect, but I doubt it ever will be. Always tweaks to be done.)
  • Update subscriber secrets or change them over to team secrets (I can come back to this)
  • Manuscripts list for each article (as needed) (1 statblock, display by class name)
  • Look through edits and evaluate how long it will take
  • * See if I can get the edits done
  • * Turn manuscript over to my sensitivity reader
  • [ IP ] Make plan for publishing and marketing
  • Pick a publication date
  • Author Other
  • Social media plan
  • Transfer business financial tracking to spreadsheet
  • LEARN - Watch/read/listen to one new author/marketing/publication thing a week 1, 2, 3, 4
  • * If time, write a side story
  • * If time, write on Guardian (there are plot changes I want to make)

  • Home
  • [ IP ] Organize my craft area
  • Hacks and Help / Streams
  • Jan 20 at 7pm - Guest appearance on Laura VanArendonk Baugh's Twitch Stream and Diane Morrison to chat about WA for authors
  • 1 tutorial stream on how to make a WA CSS theme (for Squirrel Wars?) - part 1 completed. Got Header fonts, bg color, and colors selected. ** I may keep doing this until it's done, instead of alternating tutorial streams with crafts **

  • Personal
  • Find a way to exercize 2-3 times a week
  • Pick something fun to work on (knitted, drew, and tinkered with author tools)
  • Apply to teach at NCFF again this year - Nalbinding and Dye classes? (waiting on invite)
  • February

    February

    Author Rise / LC
  • Catch up (January goals are ambitious!)
  • Marketing (at least begin by this month)
  • * If time record side story
  • Author Other
  • LEARN - Watch/read/listen to one new author/marketing/publication thing a week [ ] 1, [ ] 2, [ ] 3, [ ] 4
  • * Look into Anthologies
  • * If time, write a side story
  • * If time, write on Guardian (there are plot changes I want to make)

  • Home
  • Organize next area (TBD)
  • Hacks and Help / Streams
  • 1 craft demo stream (see list in Asana) - needle felting?
  • 1 tutorial stream on how to make a WA CSS theme (for Squirrel Wars?)

  • Personal
  • Find a way to exercize 2-3 times a week
  • Pick something fun to work on
  • Will I be teaching mending at Weaver's Weekend?
  • Close SRF on Etsy (it adds STRESS and little income). If I do this - I *should* post my pattern for free as a thank you to my followers over the years.
  • March

    March

    Author Rise / LC
  • Catch up
  • ARC release plan (release this month or next?)
  • Author Other
  • LEARN - Watch/read/listen to one new author/marketing/publication thing a week [ ] 1, [ ] 2, [ ] 3, [ ] 4
  • KEEP IT SIMPLE TOWARD LAUNCH
  • * If time, write a side story
  • * If time, write on Guardian (there are plot changes I want to make)

  • Home
  • Organize next area (TBD)
  • Hacks and Help / Streams
  • Demos on pause or reduced month of launch?

  • Personal
  • Find a way to exercize 2-3 times a week
  • Pick something fun to work on




  • Author Goals

    Publish Rise

    BIG FOCUS OF THE YEAR
    Major milestones to self publish my first book.

    Guardian

    Other Stories

    Liminal Chronicles Site Goals

    Streaming

     

    Various

    Hacks and Help Goals

    *as I have time*

    Personal Goals



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    Sage Serukis
    Dr Emily Vair-Turnbull
    2 Jan, 2021 21:00

    Good luck! I'm cheering for you! :D

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    E. Christopher Clark
    2 Jan, 2021 21:41

    Good luck! I'm cheering for you, too.

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