Monday, January 3, 2011

2011 Writing Goals

Write and Revise:
- Write 3 manuscripts targeted to Silhouette Romantic Suspense/ Harlequin Romantic Suspense
- Revise 2 manuscripts with critique partner's help
- Write/revise 1 hour per night on weekdays (except Friday), 2 hours per day on the weekends

- Keep looped into romantic suspense: read Harlequin's monthly romantic suspense titles (SRS/HRS) and read some Intrigues when possible
- Explore other genres: read 6 books this year that aren't romance
- Romance: read 1 romance, non-suspense book per month
- New skills: read 1 book this year on writing techniques or self-editing

- Submit 2 manuscripts for consideration to Harlequin

Writing activities:
- Participate more in Harlequin's forums
- Enter contests on Harlequin's site that will help get my manuscripts published
- Update this blog with my writing progress more often

- Keep up with reading agent and editor blogs and publishing news
- Get a publishing contract