Goals for February

I had a pretty bad January - I spent most of it lying on the sofa reading or watching TV, waiting for my illness to pass. It seems to be gone now, though, I just hope it doesn't come back. There have been a couple of times when I thought it had gone, only for it to come back a couple of days later.


My January goals:

- Read my NaNo draft and start revisions - While I didn't get this done, I'm proud of the work I did do. I still haven't finished the first read-through, but I have a lot of notes on the chapters I have read. I'll be able to finish the read-through fairly quickly, then I can get started on the revisions.

- Read 6 books - I only managed to read 4 books this month. It was easier just to watch TV, so that's what I did most of the time.

- Join a gym - While I did join a gym, I only managed to go 3 times, because of my illness. However, that's 3 times more than I would have gone if I hadn't joined, so it's better than nothing.

- See The Hobbit! - It was so good! I really wanted to see it a second time, but never got around to it. I guess I'll have to wait for the DVD. 



Here's hoping I have a better month this month. Here are my February goals:

- Get started on revisions - I've nearly finished the read-through, so this should definitely happen. By the time March hits, I want to have done a lot of work on my novel.

- Read 6 books - Hopefully I'll have a little more energy to read this month. I have plenty of books waiting for me to read them, so I have plenty of motivation.

- Write more - I hardly did any writing in January - I hope to do much more this month. One of my new years resolutions is to write one short story a month, so I'll probably focus on that. 

Comments

  1. One short story - you can do it.
    Three trips to the gym is indeed better than none.
    And The Hobbit was awesome!

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  2. Illness can zap our energy and our creativity but hopefully February will be more productive for you. As Alex says 3 trips to the gym seems pretty good to me and is better than none. Good luck with your short story writing.

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  3. Sounds like you are starting to bounce back Miss Laura . . . . . . I guess you will also need to think about the A to Z a bit , maybe a short story A to Z combo.

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  4. Hope you have a productive month! :)

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  5. Good thing the year has 12 months in it! I'm just now getting to my goals for 2014.

    Cheers!
    Karen

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  6. I'm sure you'll be catching up on things now that you're feeling better, Laura. Enjoy the weekend.

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