2017 Goal Check: April Progress


Something things changed with the presentations of Going Indie, so its back to its original plan and dates minus the one cancelled due to the changes.  Otherwise, not much going on other than mostly giving up on promo stuff, for now.

Writing Projects

Girl in the Forest – publish on September 10

  1. Process beta feedback by July 13th
  2. To editor by July 10th
  3. Set up pre-order on July 10th
  4. Process edits and do final read through by August 23th
  5. Final proofread by August 28th
  6. Print formatting done by August 31st and final page count to Kerry for cover finalization
  7. E-Book formatting done by September 2nd
  8. Plan launch day promotion and get set up during month of August

Going Indie – Get to Launch Plan Ready

  1. Finish first draft by August 31st
  2. Process feedback from test group by May 31, 2018 or within 30 days after last presentationCANCELLED due to changes in presentations
  3. Final fact checks and updates for changes during year by December 31st
  4. Line up beta readers
  5. Decide on related video content to create and make creation plan for them

The Rest

  1. Aisuru – plan some sort of bigish promotion, probably around its anniversary and the show’s 100th episode in MarchCANCELLED, decided to conserve funds until more writing and publishing is happening
  2. Finish first draft of untitled NaNo 2016 Novel by September 30th (and update goal with title when I decide on one)
  3. Write new novel for NaNo 2017 in November

Everything Else

  1. The Lackadaisical Writer – come up with a 100th episode plan by March 1stFAILED in that so did not meet that deadline
  2. Read at least 200 books (or equivalent) – 33 read
    1. Read at least 5 books from my current physical TBR shelf – 3 done, 1 in progress
    2. Read at least 5 books from my current digital TBR shelf
    3. Read at least 5 non-fiction books – one in progress 🙂
  3. Really BHAG: create  my own web-based sales tracking tool