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2017 Goals Update

The middle of the year is almost here. Is it just me or is 2017 zooming by? In January, I shared my goals for the new year, grouping together my author goals and my business goals. My goals yanked me from my comfort zone, but so far it's been an adventure. I'm a huge believer in accountability, and why I'm sharing this update. Publish Deadly [...]

By | 2018-02-13T11:17:42+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Writing Life|Tags: , , |0 Comments

5 things I wish I’d done in 2014

When setting goals people often say don't bite off more than you can chew. Because I'm crazy like that, I bit off more and then some. I set the bar ridiculously high in 2014 and overdosed on new opportunities because I didn't want to miss even one. The result? A WONDERFUL DISASTER   I started a new company, [...]

By | 2018-02-13T11:17:59+00:00 January 2nd, 2015|Categories: Business|Tags: , , |5 Comments

Half the Year is…Gone!

One of the marks of superior people is that they are action-oriented. One of the marks of average people is that they are talk-oriented.” — Brian Tracy This quote jumped out at me when I saw it. It was perfect for today's post since accomplishing your goals requires action, as much as I'd like to [...]

Goal problems? I’ve got solutions!

Today I'm talking about goals. I can hear the groans coming from cyberspace because you might be falling behind or off track completely, but here's the good news. I'm sharing tips on how to get back on track. In my last post, I shared my goals and their status now that half the year was gone. One [...]

Advice I’d Give my 16-Year-Old Self

A recent article on LinkedIn got me thinking about what I'd tell my younger self if I could travel back in time. The first thing that came to mind were things like: don't date that guy, or save more money, spend more time writing and learning about the craft. But, after a little more thought, and [...]

By | 2018-02-13T11:18:24+00:00 March 21st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

Goal! The end is near!

The end of 2013 is approaching faster than a freight train. How did you do this year? Did you accomplish everything you wanted to? Now, before you start pulling the covers over your head or giving me dirty looks, let me just say I'm not here to grill you about it. In fact, to ease your fears, I'm going [...]

By | 2018-02-13T11:18:31+00:00 December 20th, 2013|Categories: Get Organized|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

How a hero and villain inspired a mystery novel

Did you have a dream in highschool you didn't realize everyone knew? Image courtesy of Danilo Rizzuti at FreeDigitalPhotos.net I'm very  vocal, so it should've been a no brainer, but I was amazed at the comments from highschool friends who told me how happy they were to hear I got a book published as [...]

2013 – I’m kicking your butt!

It's a new year. Time for a fresh start, to dust off those dreams, or to regurgitate resolutions from last year that you hope to complete this year. Well this year I'm not going to let procrastination or anything else get in my way. I'm gonna kick butt! Recently, I participated in a blog hop and [...]

By | 2018-02-13T11:18:46+00:00 January 18th, 2013|Categories: Get Organized, News|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

New Years Blog Hop

Another year is gone and with it comes the feel of a fresh start, setting resolutions, and crossing our fingers that we'll keep them this year. A friend of mine said she stopped making resolutions and decided to go with setting goals instead. That's what I'm talking about! So, this year I challenge you to [...]

By | 2018-02-13T11:18:46+00:00 January 1st, 2013|Categories: Blog Hops|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |81 Comments

GOAL! That’s football right?

No, I'm not talking about football when I say goal. I'm talking about goals for 2013. In my blog, 2013 I'm kicking your butt, I talked about sharing my goals for this year and making myself accountable to well, you. I actually have a month by month breakdown which is more detailed, but I thought you'd [...]

By | 2018-02-13T11:18:50+00:00 February 5th, 2013|Categories: Get Organized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on GOAL! That’s football right?