Summer classes are over and school doesn't start again until late September. That means I now have plenty of time to write. As many of you know, however, just writing rarely cuts it. I need some goals.
Luckily, one of the classes I just finished was very specific on goals and goal-setting, and I came away with a few tips. Mainly, this:
And there's one more element, one that didn't fit in the S.M.A.R.T. acronym, but one that's vital for motivation.
Since this is summer, I'm going to have some goals of my own. Are you ready?
I will write at least 500 words six days a week until my first draft is done. (That's 3000 words a week)
I will have my first draft finished by the time school starts in five and a half weeks.
I will read at least one novel a week until then.
How about you? Do you have any goals for the rest of summer?