Kim Smith, author goals/resolutions for 2016

Kim Smith, author goals/resolutions for 2016

Kim Smith, author

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2016! Yesterday I reflected on my goals accomplished, and today it is all about what will happen in this shiny new year for Kim Smith, author. I will review this in six months and again at the end of 2016 to see what accomplishments I have. Feel free to list your goals, and we can keep each other accountable!

Kim Smith, author goals for 2016

  • Launch Disk of Death, my cozy(caper) mystery on February 8, 2016

Get to be #1 on the Amazon category for mystery/thriller(or cozy/caper) – yes, I know, it’s a little lofty and ambitious but hey, it’s my goal for this year! More info about this book’s launch and contests coming soon!

  • Go to Bouchercon in New Orleans in September

I am not looking to pitch a book to anyone, or any of that, as I am a happy indie author, but I do love New Orleans and who wouldn’t enjoy hanging out with authors of their chosen genre????

  • Finish edits on Pushing up Posies(working title), book two of my mystery series

by June. Editing takes time, but I may be able to move things along faster with this one than I did with book one.

  • Provide more book reviews and contests on this site

I haven’t done nearly enough book reviews or guest posts or contests on Kim Smith, author, and I hope to correct that in 2016.

  • Continue to enjoy my unplugged Thursdays with my local writing friends

I think it is so important for us to get with other authors and share ideas. My group is like a mastermind group. We share marketing ideas, writing tips, etc. We sometimes even get a little writing done!

  • Continue to expand and grow Writer Groupie Podcast and blog

Now that the podcast has its own site, http://www.writergroupie.net – podcast listeners and friends can enjoy all the benefits of my vast knowledge of writing and the writing life in more depth. I will post up info for writers to profit from their productions there at the blog and keep this one more focused on Kim Smith, author-me.

And I am sure I will have more personal goals, things that include getting fit! But as the over-achiever that I am, you already knew that, right?

What are your goals for 2016? Post them in the comments!

About master

Kim Smith is the author of Disk of Death, The Dread Room, Love Inn, and An Unexpected Performance.

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