I found a page in a red cloth journal I haven’t carried around for months that had a short list of writing goals and action steps that I want to be guided by in 2009.
So here is a bit of that. I will likely spend more time with the list and expand it. Looking over this short list I get the sense it is a six-month agenda.
2009 Writing Life
Organize my files.
Back up data to external hard drive!
Continue work with the Play. Music. Heal. project. Jan.- Mar. 09
Find out more details on “the secret project” I’ve been approached to do.
Continually update writing resume.
Explore the 2nd “secret project” I am considering.
Work on new manuscript: Eating the Heart First and reassess efforts to get Garbage Woman published I should receive notification in Jan. of its status with one publisher. I may need to reconsider G.W. and my methods of marketing it.
Set up a co-reading with a woman poet-friend. It was her suggestion and I hope we can make it happen. I love her work and our poetry seems to be complimentary.
Reevaluate markets and my methods of getting into them.