Okay, peeps... you ready to MAKE A PLAN!? Just ignore the mad cackling. That follows me a lot this time of year... It is my plan fiend... He gets REALLY excited with this whole resolution thing...
Before I dish my plan, I should probably explain... there are components of this that are SET IN STONE and portions that are more... set in pudding... (as in they will be permitted to slip and slide as suits me (and flexibility requires) so I will try to clarify which points are which... Ooooh! Maybe with COLORS!!! So RED AND BOLD is for SURE
* Press 'send' for Garden Cozy
* Finish this round of LEGACY and send to a couple readers* Read enough of my 3 WriMos to CHOOSE January's project (this is fuzzier than it was a couple days ago as I think my most recent might actually be the cleanest, in spite of my love for the Kahlotus story—I just really need to evaluate what I can accomplish in a month)
Edit and Polish one of my WriMos.
Write and test pitch for ABNA: revise test repeat until ready.
Enter Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest
Polish Legacy (should be a 2 week task)
Present option to agent: if she passes, send a dozen queries
Begin writing next Garden Cozy
Finish Garden CozyMore queries if appropriate
Read Confluence and take notes
Finish reading Confluence beginning to end
Map out how to change PoV/Villains to make it a YA
REwrite that Gardening Cozy (should have been about the right about of 'set aside' time) then send to peer reviewers.
Write my Microbrew themed near-Cozy (in a WriMo)
Polish 2nd Gardening Cozy/ send to agentRevise one of WriMos (probably Kahlotus): Send to peer readers
Open spot for catching up if something has fallen behind
agent fixes on Garden CozyRewrite MicroMystery
Cozy DUE to Editor
Polish the July Rewrite
NaNoWriMo: 1st draft of 3rd Garden Cozy
Polish Micro and pitch to agent (pretty sure this will interest her)
So FIRM: Is writing 3 books, editing 4 books and doggedly finding representation for at least one other work.
So how do the rest of you plan? And what are they?