Today was one of those days. It started out okay, but progressively got worse. Today at work it came to our attention not so politely that a deadline wasn’t calendared and somehow a dictated letter was never typed. (Both my responsibility) I kept running into road blocks with half of my assignments and to top
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So far 2009 is starting off great. I just finished my second article assignment for the year. I’m adding another goal to my goal list even though I’m not quite done with my first goal, although close. Goal #2: Sub 5 queries by the end of February. I know it doesn’t seem like a very
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I had this great idea earlier today. I know it had to do with my YA work in progress. I know that it was a great idea. What I don’t know is what the heck the idea was in the first place. It is really annoying when ideas vanish like that. If I would have
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Here’s a list of goal setting guidelines I found in Writing for Magazines: A Beginners Guide by Cheryl Sloan Wray. 1. start small – She says to set small goals and not to even try for the big mags if you haven’t been writing for mags for atleast a year. I disagree. If you have
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Well it’s that time of year when a Lazy Writer should be dreaming of warm summer days, vacation and fireworks. Why? Because now is the time to submit those ideas to magazines for summer stories and if you’re ambiscious or want to get ahead of the game start thinking about Back to School ideas. If
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I lost track of where I was in the book last post. It is still really slow going. I’m only starting Chapter 8 today. There is so much useful information, that I can’t help but stop my reading to use what I’m learning. The scenes of my novels are starting to actually starting to sparkle.
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It is hard for us Lazy Writers to make Resolutions because it means another chance to fail. Last year I had a ton of things on my list…most of which I didn’t get done. So this year I’m only making one resolution at a time. When I’ve accomplished that one, I’ll move on to the
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After a very long day, I’ve finally finished my article. Now I’m ready to lay down and go to sleep. Instead I’m going to work on other writing I have been meaning to get to. Or atleast I’ll work on it until I pass out.

In an hour and twenty five minutes the new year will begin here. Time to set new goals and prepare for another wild ride. How many of your goals will you complete this year?

I have less than a week until my article deadline. This should worry me since I haven’t finished yet, but being a true procrastinator, it doesn’t. Even though I haven’t put much on paper, I’ve been planning in my head how my article will look and what I’m going to cover. I’ve read somewhere that
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