This year I've sworn to get some of my incomplete manuscripts finished and ready for editing. Where I send these new works for publication is still up in the air. I might try sending them to one of my existing publishers or I might self-publish them. But I have to get them finished first.
Another thing I need to do is organize my office. It is cluttered and I'm not using the storage as well as I should. Once the room is straightened out I might even be able to include in the room a futon bed so we have an extra bedroom for visitors. This will be a big job, but one I should be able to tackle over the course of the year.
The last thing on my list of resolutions is to take better care of myself. I get to the gym a couple times a week, try to keep my weight under control, and make sure to get the medical check-ups I need. But more than that I need to take care of the inner me, my mental health. I should get more sleep and watch what I eat or drink in the evening so that I sleep soundly. I also need to stay focused on the joy of living and not let the minor and not-so-minor aggravations of life get me down.
There are probably more things I could add to this list but these items are a good start. What sorts of resolutions do you have for this upcoming year? Use the comments to let us know.
Janet Miller / Cricket Starr
My goal is similar to yours, Janet: to finish the unfinished manuscripts and DO SOMETHING WITH THEM. I have two WIP's that need revising and solid outlines for two more.
Housecleaning and weight are eternal battles. I rediscovered how much I like to walk when I visited my daughter in NYC. Walking is not something I do in the Minnesota frigid, slippery winter. We drive everywhere because distances are long, and time is short. I hate exercising as a thing. I like to get exercise as I work.
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