Friday, December 30, 2011

Goals for 2012

As I said in my post earlier this week, I make goals not resolutions. It feels like a positive step towards making my dreams come true.

Goals MUST be something that are within my control. I want to make a million dollars with my debut release is NOT within my control and probably not realistic either - lol!! But writing another book by the end of May is hopefully something I can achieve.

So here goes... my goals for 2012 for you to hold me accountable:

1) Finish rewriting Hollywood Heartbreak and sub to Carina Press.
2) Finish my new Single Title - Man Drought - edit and sub.
3) Write the second in my Hollywood series (hopefully by the time I start, I'll know whether the first has been sold).
4) Write a novella - this is something that has always terrified me, so I'm going to read lots of them before attempting one. It'll either be a themed seasonal novella or one linked to Man Drought that can maybe be a free promo.
5) Read more (it's ALWAYS on my list).
6) Re-do my website.
7) Publish my non-fiction book BREASTFEEDERS ANONYMOUS on Amazon.
8) Start a new ST to finish in 2013 :)

So, what are some of your goals for the New Year? If you've written a goal blog post, please do let me know in the comments section of this blog and I'll pop over and check yours out.

And HAPPY NEW YEAR to you all!!!


ros said...

I wrote mine yesterday. I decided to go for achievable goals this time:

Eleni Konstantine said...

Looks like great goals, Rach! Good luck with them. I will be posting my goals soon.

Hope you have a fantastic 2012!

E x

Michelle Dennis Evans said...

Hope you achieve all of them!
I'm reading a book of 4 novella's in one ... loving them! but writing them ... scary

Christina Phillips said...

Great list of goals, Rach. I'm putting mine together and will blog them later today. That way I'll feel accountable!!

RLA said...

Great goals, Rach!

Hope you have a great 2012 and reach all of them ;-)


Anne MacFarlane said...

Rachael, sounds like a busy year for you. Good luck with your goals.

I've posted a very short list of goals this year on my blog.

Romy said...

Here's wishing you all the best for 2012, Rach.

I'm looking forward to reading your Hollywood stories. I hope Carina Press snaps them both up very quickly!

My goal post (pun intended) is scheduled to go up tomorrow, so we can help keep each other accountable.

Rachael Johns said...

Hey folks - sorry I've been away from my computer and haven't responded :(

Ros - off to check out your goals in a moment :)

Eleni - can't wait to read your either.

Michelle - maybe we should start a write a novella in 2012 challenge?

Christina - off to check out your goals in a moment too :)

RLA - thanks! I'll do my best :)

Anne - can't wait to read your goals either.

Romy - thanks for your kind words about my Hollywood stories. Hoping to resub very soon and I hope you DO get to read them!

Joanne Dannon said...

Hi Rach - excellent goals - hope you achieve them and many more :)

Like you, mine is to write. I'm off to make my goals more definitive - hopefully this will ensure they are achieved :D

Happy New Year!!

Lacey Devlin said...

Fab goals, Rach! There are some very exciting things on that list.

Happy New Year!!

Kerri Williams writer of romance said...

I like you goals better, lol

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