Big Old List of Writing Goals

Content creation:
– Minimum: Write or edit for at least five minutes daily
– Target: 3,000 words written or 15 pages edited daily
– Stretch: 5,000 words written or 20 pages edited daily
– Write three blog posts per week
– Write three tweets per day
Content consumption:
– Read one short story daily
– Read at least one chapter in a novel daily
– Watch one hour of scifi/fantasy programming daily
Longer-Term Goals:
June-August 2014 – The Summer of Done
– Finish and polish Doc 1 with an eye toward submitting to agents in the fall
September-November 2014 – Sequel & Short Fiction Fall
– Weekdays: Finish and polish Doc 2
– Weekends: Finish one item of short fiction per week for four months using my ideas list, submit each to a paying market upon completion
December 2014-March 2015 – The Winter of Working Together
– Work with partner to write his scifi idea into a novel
April-August 2015 – Sequel Spring
– Complete a sequel to the novel finished in the Summer of Done

Author: TJ Berry

TJ Berry has been a political blogger, bakery owner, and spent a disastrous two weeks working in a razor blade factory. She now writes science fiction, fantasy, and horror from Seattle with considerably fewer on-the-job injuries. She’s on Twitter @TJaneBerry.

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