2018 January in Review, February in Preview

When I look back on it, January was a productive month. It was only while I was slogging through it that I felt like I wasn’t accomplishing anything. I’ve set some pretty steep goals for February. I hope to have good news to report in three weeks!

January review:
  • Books read: Geek Love by Katherine Dunn, White Noise by Don DeLillo
  • Words written: Approx. 5,000
  • Pages edited: 13 page short story, 2 full edits
  • Submitted to: Easy Street Portal Prize in Speculative Fiction; New Millennium Prize; Ruminate Magazine William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
  • Ordered new business cards
  • Got my official prints of three professional photos from December photo shoot
February preview:
  • Will read A House in the Country by Jose Donoso
  • Will write more than 10,000 words
  • Will edit a 15 page short story written several years ago
  • Will get new website design finished (DONE!)
  • Will start a newsletter with MailChimp