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ROW80 Round 1 Final Update Extravaganza

Time for the last ROW80 Round 1 update! You can find my set of goals here. Round 1 of 2012 ROW80 ends today, March 22nd. And the second round begins on April 2nd.  * * * First, the results. Writing goals: Write 2,500 words/week. I ended up with 24,914 WIP words, a 1,430-word short story,...

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ROW80 Update 8 + Kreativ Blogger Awards

Time for a ROW80 update! You can find my new set of goals here. I like the new post format since the reboot: updates only on Sundays and always with a little something else. Writing goals: Write 2,500 words/week. 2,137 words. Not bad. I’ll cheat and mark it green. Outline of BLUE...

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ROW80 Reloaded + Mash-up

I mentioned in a previous post that my original ROW80 goals weren’t working for me. Snow, bad habits, and self-doubt derailed my original plan and made me lose my focus. On the other hand, it was a good time to be inspired. Bob Mayer’s Write It Forward workshop has been...

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ROW80 – Update 5 – The Lost Week Ends

Here’s my ROW80 Sunday update. For the list of goals, click here. This was a strange week. It snowed in Seattle for 5 straight days, we couldn’t drive anywhere, and the family stayed home. At least, we didn’t lose power, like so many in our state. Most of my goals...

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ROW80 – Update 4

Here’s my ROW80 Sunday update. For the list of goals, click here. Writing goals: 1k words/day; 5k/week: Thanks to the #ROW80 #wordsprints, wrote 5,107 words this week! Detailed outline of sequel (codename Blue): I have a rough outline ready. Rough outline of WIP (codename Crimson): Yes! Did a lot of work on the...

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ROW80 – Update 3

Here’s my ROW80 update. For the list of goals, click here. Fellow #ROW80-ers told me I could adjust the goals midway through the challenge. It’s good to know we have this failsafe. I might have been too ambitious. But I don’t want to cut my writing goals. Writing goals: 1k words/day; 5k/week: 2,514...

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ROW80 – Update 2

Here’s my ROW80 Sunday update. For the list of goals, click here. I spent a lot of time on Social Media this week, but it was all worth it. I celebrated fellow bloggers and writers and even met new ones. My writing suffered a bit. I need a balance. Writing...

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ROW80 – Update 1

Here’s the ROW80 mid-week update. For the list of goals, click here. I think it’s a good start, especially considering the busy week. The most promising thing is that I was able to work on most of the items, something that I haven’t been able to do for a long...

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ROW80 – 2012 – First Round – Goal Setting

I’m excited to join ROW80’s first round of 2012 (Jan 2nd to Mar 22nd). The New Year requires new resolutions. And new resolutions require discipline and accountability. I tried to focus on challenging but doable goals. ROW80 allows me to have clear and measurable goals. Here are my ROW80...

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The Infant Debate Team

Whenever I’m feeling down, I watch this clip. Two minutes of joy. What in the world are they talking about? I wish it had subtitles. Like this:Like Loading...

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