goals 2018

January 2018 Wrap Up

The books: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia Hungry Demigods by Andrea Tang Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins The Price of Meat by K.J. Charles Kitty's Big Trouble by Carrie Vaughn Stella by Starlight by Sharron M. Draper I'm late to the party on the Hunger Games books, but those were some… Continue reading January 2018 Wrap Up

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goals

Goals, Old and New

The 2017 Goals: Send out at least 1 query every week I did pretty well on this, I think. I did take a month off, but sent out way more queries in other months. Release The Spider's Web on Amazon (once rights have been returned) Done! Reduce the yarn stash by 50% um....No. Save for… Continue reading Goals, Old and New

books

2017 A Year in Books

The last two years I have done SO MUCH reading. This is due in large part to having access to Overdrive audiobooks from the library, and spending long hours alone in an office. Plenty of time for audiobooks. This year, my goal was to read 1 more book than I did last year, putting my… Continue reading 2017 A Year in Books

writing

The Lines We Do Not Cross

As readers, we all have those things we just can't read--those events we come across in books that make us put them down and not pick them up again. Writers have those, too--those scenes we can't write. That we don't want to write, for whatever reason. Sometimes these lines fluctuate. We inch closer to them,… Continue reading The Lines We Do Not Cross

books, goals 2017

November Wrap Up

Send out at least 1 query every week Done. Release The Spider’s Web on Amazon Reduce the yarn stash by 50% Yeah, right. Save for the moving Read all the books on the night stand I've read or removed 4 books so far, and I'm working on a 5th. Unfortunately, in the past year I've… Continue reading November Wrap Up

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#HouseCupReadingChallenge Wrap Up

Well, the readathon is over. It was an interesting experience. I didn't read as much as I wanted to, but I did read more than I normally would have, I think. So what was the break down? Well, I read a total of 8 books (3 were started before the readathon began, but were less… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Wrap Up

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#HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 4

The readathon is wrapping up; only a few more days left (Sunday, 12 November is the last day). I finished the base challenge last week, which gave me 140 points for Ravenclaw and 1384 pages read, and I've been trying--trying--to finish one or two books this week, but I've been failing miserably thanks to Nanowrimo.… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 4

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#HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 3

Books read this week: Year Five: The Wild Girl (495 pages) Year Six: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (108 pages) Year Seven: Too Fond (32 pages) Which brings me up to seven completed books (all of the base challenges, and a total of  (1384 pages in completed books). I enjoyed The Wild Girl, but found… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Check In 3

life

October 2017 wrap up

Send out at least 1 query every week I sent out over a dozen queries this month, which makes up for the ones I didn't send in July. Release The Spider’s Web on Amazon Reduce the yarn stash by 50% I'm starting to think this goal is pointless. I'm still knitting. I haven't been buying… Continue reading October 2017 wrap up

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#HouseCupReadingChallenge Check in

I started off this week by clearing my current reads off the shelf: 205 pages in The Steep and Thorny Way  90 pages in Historic Hotels of Columbus, Ohio 357 pages in The American Heritage History of WWI I listened to this on audio, and based the page count on the hardback edition with the same… Continue reading #HouseCupReadingChallenge Check in