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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/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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I Wish My Friends Would Stop Getting Older

Late this past week I found out on Facebook that an old friend of ours passed away.  I met Therri about 34 years ago when I joined the Star Trek fan club, the U.S.S. Achernar.  She was then part of the group that shuttled off (created a new fan club) […]

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Making Progress

Now it’s the end of the second quarter of 2021.   Let’s see how I’m doing on my goals: 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 range of 200 pages.  […]

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What Inspires Me, Part 1:

I’ve been to many conventions.  When Kris and I were dealers, we would go to up to eight a year.  When I met Kris (or more precisely, re-met Kris – that’s another story) she introduced me to Loscon, the Los Angeles Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention.  That was about 34 […]

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Time to Check in on My Goals

Back on January 17th, I listed some goals I wanted to achieve in 2021.  It’s about the end of the first quarter of the year, so let’s see how I’m doing: 2021 Goals Finish my second steampunk screenplay. This includes making changes based on the feedback from my critique group.  […]

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Two Cool Things Happened Last Weekend. Here’s Number Two:

I had my ProCritique with an Editor.  I signed up for this before the last conference.  I also signed up for a ProCritique with an agent.  I wanted to get the point of view of both an editor and an agent, but because of problems with email attachments, the agent […]

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