THE BIG GOAL SETTING POST Okay, because my friend Bryan Cohen over at his site put up his ten year goals, I decided to do likewise, but only I decided to go with five year goals because I think I can accomplish these things. And I think I will do a five month goal and a five year goal.It’s a good time to do this, yall. Goal-setting is important. How will you ever know that you are going somewhere if you have nothing ahead of you to shoot for? For the next five months includes October, November, December, January, February
By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Mark Victore Hansen ___________________________________________________________________ I feel overwhelmed because there is SO much to do and so little time to get it done. I had planned on bringing Loran Rudder and the Secret Key out in June, but that just isn’t going to happen. I am not ready. The book is not ready. But have I been revising/editing/reinventing it? NO! Instead, I have been considering my want-to-get-done ideas–a sort of bucket list if you will. Do writers have
Oh yeah, I have been talking about looking for an agent for awhile now, but recently, got my ballooned head handed to me.(and I love the gals who did it! No, I am not MAD! I needed to be told that this book is still improve-able and not ready to be sent out yet! seriously, when I think I might have sent it on submission and ended up so sorry-I sort of shiver a little) Now I see how is better to work hard through the end of the year on the rewriting. Make it a better book not just
So, let’s discuss the nature of getting published by the big world. That bright and shiny world called NY publishing. Quite a different animal from doing it yourself. It’s hard to get their attention. It’s mostly, “thanks for asking, but no our lists are full”. I feel sort of like how can a lowly author ever know when it is a good time to submit, if the lists are always full? When I was at the festival recently, the bathrooms were always full. Now that sort of ‘always full’ I get, right? But this full list thing, argggg. But really?