Time to sit around the bonfire, roasting marshmallows, on this chilly winter day in the northern hemisphere. This is the perfect time for the Resolution Blog Tag, a chance to share with you my goals and hopes for this new year! Book blogger Trisha Ann tagged me for this.
My Bookish Resolutions:
To read faster! 🙂 I am a snail of a reader, so finishing two or *gasp* three books in a month would be fantastic! But if that turns out to be too unrealistic for my snail-ish ways, then I hope to continue finishing one book per 3-4 weeks, as I did this year. I’d say on average it took me three weeks per book; I can be satisfied with that, seeing as I have to divide my time between writing and revising.
To get to all of those books I’ve been dying to read that are waiting on my Goodreads list! I got a bunch of these for Christmas (huge, glorious haul!), and I cannot wait to dive in! 😀
To get Strayborn ready for a second wave of beta readers, and then pour over the feedback I receive. If the book is at last deemed worthy and ready, I hope to publish it this 2017!!! *squeal*
I now have two novellas to revise and fix up this year, before book 2 comes out, including The Fairy, The Hunter And The Quest For Fhern.
I need to get a start on revising book 2, Strayborn’s sequel. It’s already been drafted, but the revising process will be long, so I’d like to get to it soon as I can!
To maintain a steady pace. What with all of my spare time going towards Strayborn, there are weeks when my writer’s brain is too exhausted to write up posts. I want to find that perfect balance between writing/revising books while also blogging on the side.
To finish creating a new website for my book series! I’ll have to get this done before Strayborn is published, and it is no easy task (as you know).
Keep on exercising! I’ve been doing good on the bike this year.
Start lifting weights or do a martial art like Tai Chi, something to strengthen these weak, pitiful muscles, lol. I failed to do much of this last year, so here’s hoping I’ll succeed this year!
Find more delicious food for my food allergies! I can’t stand not being able to eat gluten or dairy products some days, so it’d be great to find more alternatives. (It’s an ongoing quest)
Encourage others. It’s something I love to do, though I failed to do much of it last year, as I had too many problems of my own to struggle through.
To continue focusing on God. He is the reason for my life.
“For You have been my help, And in the shadow of Your wings I sing for joy. My soul clings to You; Your right hand upholds me.”—Psalm 63:7
I hope you have had a good January start to the year, so far, dear readers. What are your resolutions for 2017? Share with us in the comments.
If you would like to do this Resolutions Tag on your blog, Facebook or wherever else, then consider yourself TAGGED! 🙂 There are no rules except to share your new year resolutions. All I ask is that you link back to this post’s url somewhere in your post.
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