I think we all know what tonight is, so I’ll just get right down to it. Happy New Year’s Eve! I wanted to take a little break in my posts on my trip to Europe to talk about my upcoming goals and projects for the new year. This idea is thanks to Meg Waite Clayton over at 1st Books, who is hosting a blog hop on writing resolutions for 2013. First off thank you to all the people who have liked my latest posts on my trip. I see those in my inbox and it keeps me going. I really appreciate the support. I plan on updating my blog more regularily, so anyone following will have an easier time knowing what/when to expect updates and information.
I’m still very new to all of this, so thank you for bearing with me and thanks for reading!
What to expect in 2013:
1. My biggest goal for 2013, besides getting in shape (like every year, I’m not alone in this right?) is to finish my book. If you know me, you’ll know that I’ve been writing this novel for years now and I absolutely intend on its completion in the first half of 2013. I will then have something in a final enough form for others to begin reading and critiquing and editing. I do not have a title yet, but keep an eye out on the website for more information in the very near future. What I can say is that it is a fantasy novel based in 1938 Istanbul with five main characters, all young adults, from all over the world.
2. I want to get more of my previous short stories and work up on my website. Some of it is in need of revising and I want to get it up to par so I have more examples of my stories out there for anyone to read.
3. Once my main work is finished and in editing stages, I want to make progress on getting my other novel, Orange Myriad, in a complete enough format to be edited as well. This is also a fantasy novel I wrote, but it is a stand alone work. I may want to get it in good enough shape to give away for free during the latter part of this year.
4. Continue to network and help other writers get where they need to go. I found the best support network on She Writes and I’d like to join more. We are all in this together, and I want to support other writers/artists and make some good friends in the process.
On to 2013! May it be a fantastic and fruitful year for us all!