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Goals for 2006

Captain's Log, Stardate 12.28.2005

Here's my new goals for 2006

Long-term goals:
Complete three manuscripts by December 2006.
Take my ACFW Mentoring group through my articles based on TECHNIQUES OF THE SELLING WRITER by Dwight V. Swain and critique their first three chapters by September 2006.

Short-term goals:
Write three short stories this year--be more prolific!
Write at least one article each month.
Critique one piece each week on
Update my website each month with something new.
Write in my blog at least once a week, but preferably everyday for accountability of my writing progress.

Daily goals:
Spend one hour each day critiquing.
Spend at least four hours each day writing or researching for my ms.
Spend three hours each day in marketing, website, blogging, and learning craft.

Project goals:
Finish first ms by April 30th, but finish first chapter to send for critique at Mt. Hermon Christian Writers Conference by March 15th.
Finish second ms by August 30th.
Finish third ms by December 30th.
Complete my articles based on TECHNIQUES OF THE SELLING WRITER by Dwight Swain by May 31st.

Learning goals:
Read one book on writing each month.
Read at least one article on writing each week.

What are your goals for 2006? Blog them and leave a link in the comments!


  1. wow, I'm blown away with your goals! You rock!

  2. ... to tell you she's off to her own blog now, inspired by your incredible list of goals for the new year, humbled by the fact that you'll probably achieve each goal with room to spare when she has never really taken the time to even think about goals let alone have the gumption to see them through. She'll take the time tonight to see what she can come up with. And she'll let you know if she has any hope of seeing any of them through.

    Here's where she's at:

    : )

  3. I love how you did your goals. I'm such a goal gal but you are so very organized about it. I'm going to take some tips from you!

  4. Hmm...far, far more than I'd ever attempt! Check mine out at

  5. Gads! You're a machine! Well, the way the auto industry is going, I'll have plenty of free time coming to me. Of course, I'll actually have to sell something then.

  6. Fine! I posted mine on my blog! So THERE! LOL

  7. You've got great goals, Camy! I'll post my goals in one of the next couple of days, probably on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day. ::rolls eyes::

    But, I want to know more about these articles based off the Dwight V. Swain book. Is there any way I can read a copy off of those?

  8. Hey, how do I get into this ACFW mentoring group. I need to go through those chapters with you, girl!
    Mir<--needs to post her own goals

  9. Aww, you make me sick! LOL! Just kidding. Actually this is inspiring. Our daily goals are very similar. I know, I should post them. We'll see...

  10. Aww, you make me sick! LOL! Just kidding. Actually this is inspiring. Our daily goals are very similar. I know, I should post them. We'll see...

  11. Dineen is actually a pair of twins!!!!!! :)

  12. Yeah, my evil twin is mocking me. LOL!

    Now how did that happen? I'd delete one but then Mir's comment wouldn't be funny anymore. :-)

  13. hmmm Dineen twins... HEY! D, that's cool! You can get all your work done now!


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