Tag: Goals

2023 GOALS

New year, time for new goals.  Taking from what I learned last year, I’m trying to make more realistic goals, breaking them down into smaller sub-goals, and keeping in mind that discipline will be a key to some of these. SECOND STEAMPUNK SCREENPLAY: Finish editing through it: It stands at […]

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2022 Goals – the expurgated version (the one without the gannet).  End of Year Edition.

For the full version, see my January 16th, 2022 blog https://dennisamadorcherry.com/writing/2022-goals/ POLISH OFF MY FIRST STEAMPUNK NOVEL: I plan to have this done by Presidents’ Day.  Well… yes and no.  It wasn’t by Presidents’ Day, but I did polish off my novel.  The last step was to have Kris read […]

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2022 Goals – the expurgated version (the one without the gannet).  Third Quarter Edition.

For the full version see my January 16th, 2022 blog, https://dennisamadorcherry.com/blog/writing/2022-goals/ POLISH OFF MY FIRST STEAMPUNK NOVEL: I plan to have this done by Presidents’ Day.  I did it!  I finished it.  Kris and I went through the whole thing line by line.  I got it as ready as I […]

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The Thing About Goals

Goals can be long-term or short-term.  I might want to finish a project today, or I might want to advance my writing career throughout the year.  The latter is what my goals for the year are all about.  The goals I updated last week. Finishing my changes to my second […]

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Half Way Through the Year, Half Way Through My Goals

Half the year is gone.  Not sure how that happened.  But it does mean it’s time to check in and see how I’m doing on my goals for this year. 2022 Goals – the expurgated version (the one without the gannet).  Second Quarter Edition. For the full version, see my […]

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2022 Goal Check – First Quarter

Well, it’s the end of the first quarter of 2022.  Time to check on how I’m doing on my goals for the year: 2022 Goals – the expurgated version (the one without the gannet). For the full version see my January 16th, 2022 blog, https://dennisamadorcherry.com/blog/writing/2022-goals/ POLISH OFF MY FIRST STEAMPUNK […]

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From Wannabe Writer…

I’m working through, “Your Goal Guide”, be Debra Eckerling.  http://thedebmethod.com/yourgoalguide/  And I say “working through” because there are exercises, meditations, keeping a journal, etc.  It’s one of the twelve books I want to read this year, but it’s one that I will go through one or two chapters a week. […]

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2022 Goals

My overall goal is to become a published author and start a career as a writer.  This would then lead to my second goal to become a screenwriter.  But realistically, having no track record as a screenwriter, a production company would probably buy the rights to my novel and hire […]

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2021 Goals

Back on January 17th of last year, I listed some goals I wanted to achieve in 2021.  Let’s see how I did. 2021 Goals Finish my second steampunk screenplay. This includes making changes based on the feedback from my critique group.  This will still be a vomit draft in the […]

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Coming Into the Home Stretch

The year has been passing by fast.  Now that we are in October, we are crashing towards Christmas.  Of course, the shutdown doesn’t help.  With fewer places to go, one week seems pretty much like the others.  There are fewer time markers, like, “In March we went to SLO, in […]

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