I just wanted to write 2020. I can’t believe that amazing year is almost upon us. Frankly, I don’t do New Year’s resolutions, never have and not going to start now.
However, I do have some plan in place for the coming year—some are on my calendar already, others are what I’m hoping to do.
I am signed up for the PSWA conference in July, I haven’t missed one since I began as program chairman years ago—thankfully someone quite capable took my place a few years ago. If you’re interested, go to https://policewriter.com/ and check it out. It’s a great conference for mystery writers. You get to hear from and mingle with law enforcement and other public safety experts, and you can share your writing expertise by serving on a panel if you so desire. The early bird registration fee runs out at the end of December 31.
I have my regular writing meetings to attend: my weekly critique group, the Tulare Kings Writers and the San Joaquin Sisters in Crime monthly meetings. Hopefully I’ll make it over to the Central Coast Sisters in Crime meetings a couple of times.
I hope to finish and get my latest Deputy Tempe Crabtree mystery finished, edited and published, and have plans to write the next Rocky Bluff P.D. mystery. (Ideas are churning around in my head.) And of course, I’ll have to make plans for promoting both.
I’m planning a panel with two other writers to give at our local library, it’ll be called “Ask the Author.”
Hopefully, I’ll be participating in various book and craft fairs throughout the year.
That’s what comes to mind at the moment. I’m sure some of the more organized writers who participate on this blog have far more to report about their plans for the coming year.
No matter what comes up, whatever I do, I’ll enjoy every minute of it. Writing is my passion, meeting readers and writers is something I love.
And now, I’ll wish you all a wonderful New Year.
3 thoughts on “Resolutions for 2020”
You have such a busy year planned. I hope you get to do all that you want to. My resolutions is to read more books. There are so many Reading Challenges beginning on January 1st – from one book per month, clear up to two books per week! Diverse genres and unusual topics are the norm. I probably read at least 25 per year, and I hope to double that at least.
AND… I hope (and will try) to write a short story per month. I’ve signed up for daily prompts; that should give me ample fodder.
Keep on writing Marilyn, and posting! And a very happy, productive New Year to you.
Merry Christmas to you, Marilyn, and I hope you have a blessed New Year!
I wrote about New Year’s because this is my day to post. Merry Christmas one and all!
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