The Writer's Chronicle
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.


LOOK OUT PUBLISHING WORLD! WE'RE MASSING TOGETHER AND ARE ON OUR WAY!
 
WC HomeHomeWC BlogPortalLatest imagesSearchRegisterLog in

 

 2010: Our Resolutions!

Go down 
+3
Bluepolarbear
Novel-Goddess
emilycross
7 posters
AuthorMessage
emilycross
The Boss of the Board
emilycross


Female
Number of posts : 1170
Age : 35
Registration date : 2009-02-05

2010: Our Resolutions! Empty
PostSubject: 2010: Our Resolutions!   2010: Our Resolutions! EmptyWed Dec 30, 2009 12:13 pm

Ok so 2010 is coming!!

Are you ready? I've decided to sticky this post so we can review our resolutions during the year and discuss our project!

so, i guess i'll start:

1. Get WIP ready for querying

1a. roughdraft/outline of wip by april

1b. complete draft by end of year

2. 2hours writing a day

3. Get fit

3a. Join the gym

4. Submit poetry to magazines

what about you?
Back to top Go down
https://thewriterschronicle.forumotion.net
Novel-Goddess
Editor of the Board
Novel-Goddess


Female
Number of posts : 505
Age : 28
Location : Everywhere.
Job/hobbies : I write stuff.
Humor : My entire life is one of those "you had to be there" jokes.
Registration date : 2009-02-07

2010: Our Resolutions! Empty
PostSubject: Re: 2010: Our Resolutions!   2010: Our Resolutions! EmptyFri Jan 01, 2010 4:07 pm

Woo! Happy twenty-ten, all! Smile

I have a lot of resolutions, actually...but I'll hit the highlights:

* Keep learning. In school, about writing, about...well, everything! Smile
* Exercise every day.
* Work on new short stories & submit to magazines.
* Finish revising tSotD and start querying again.
* Manage my time between blogging and Internet, schoolwork, chores, and life in general.
* Etc...
Back to top Go down
http://www.jenniferwhite.webs.com
Bluepolarbear
March Competition Winner
Bluepolarbear


Female
Number of posts : 162
Age : 41
Location : NY
Job/hobbies : Once Therapist, now SAHM.
Humor : Yes Please!
Registration date : 2009-02-06

2010: Our Resolutions! Empty
PostSubject: Re: 2010: Our Resolutions!   2010: Our Resolutions! EmptySat Jan 02, 2010 4:50 pm

1. Write something, even if it's not working on a book
2. Work on building more patience
3. Stick to my one chore a day cleaning schedule
4. Slowly pack up the apartment for the move (yet again)
5. Have faith that everything will turn out fine during my husbands deployment
6. Try to check in here more often.
7. Find time to work out
Back to top Go down
Jon Paul
Outlining the plot
Jon Paul


Male
Number of posts : 27
Location : Scribbling at a coffee shop near you
Registration date : 2010-01-03

2010: Our Resolutions! Empty
PostSubject: Re: 2010: Our Resolutions!   2010: Our Resolutions! EmptySun Jan 03, 2010 2:03 pm

Great idea for a thread!

For me:

1) 10 pages a week
2) Read fiction like the dickens (excuse the pun)
3) Work in writing exercises and other "fun" activities, like research
4) Stick with it

Happy 2010 everyone! Very Happy
Back to top Go down
ReNu
Lois Lane has nothing on ReNu
ReNu


Female
Number of posts : 382
Location : Between the pages of a good book
Job/hobbies : Working journalist, aspiring novelist, history buff, collector of vintage fountain pens and war medals.
Registration date : 2009-02-08

2010: Our Resolutions! Empty
PostSubject: Re: 2010: Our Resolutions!   2010: Our Resolutions! EmptyMon Jan 04, 2010 11:56 am

Finish short story by March (it's halfway done, but since I work from 10 to 10 on a good day, it'll take a while).

Finish novel by December.

Update blog every week. Read other blogs once a week at least.
Back to top Go down
http://write-ideas14.blogspot.com/
The Sesquipedalian
Our own personal Thesaurus
The Sesquipedalian


Female
Number of posts : 55
Age : 57
Location : Washington Wine Country
Job/hobbies : I work as a GIS Manager and write whenever I can grab a few minutes
Registration date : 2009-09-18

2010: Our Resolutions! Empty
PostSubject: Re: 2010: Our Resolutions!   2010: Our Resolutions! EmptyTue Jan 05, 2010 11:21 am

Finish first draft of WIP.

This is my number one priority, but I'm really going to have to put my nose to the grindstone if I have any chance of getting that done. My life has gotten so crazy this past year that I'm having a hard time getting more than a couple of sentences written at a time. I want so much to be able to finish this draft and life keeps getting in the way and it's stressing me out. I need to set some scheduled writing times and let the rest of the world go on without me during those times, though that's often far easier said than done.
Back to top Go down
http://confessionsofasesquipedalian.blogspot.com/
RosyT
Fleshing out those Characters



Female
Number of posts : 71
Location : Cambrdge, UK
Job/hobbies : University lecturer; novelist
Registration date : 2009-03-05

2010: Our Resolutions! Empty
PostSubject: Re: 2010: Our Resolutions!   2010: Our Resolutions! EmptySat Jan 16, 2010 11:48 pm

Very belatedly.... I only have one: to get my WIP finished by the end of the summer - say, by end September 2010. I was 41k in at the turn of the year - now 47k - with a target of 110-120k. It's quite a big ask, but I'm determined!
Back to top Go down
http://www.rosythornton.com
Sponsored content





2010: Our Resolutions! Empty
PostSubject: Re: 2010: Our Resolutions!   2010: Our Resolutions! Empty

Back to top Go down
 
2010: Our Resolutions!
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
The Writer's Chronicle :: Fiction A-Z Section :: The Novel-
Jump to: