It doesn’t really feel a like a new year–it just feels like the end of the Christmas season. And my News Year’s Eve was a spent eating pizza with my family, and watching Star Wars episode V. Which I had never seen before. (shhh….) Now I’ve seen the original three, I feel qualified in being excited for the new Star Wars movie coming out this year. Woohoo!
So, what happened this year in 2014? Let me tell you…
I started this blog. And if you’re reading this post, I want to thank you for taking time out of your day to read my little blog. I really appreciate it! I haven’t been very good with a regular blogging schedule, but I hope to change that in the coming months.
My novella Broken Glass got published. If you’ve been following this blog for any length of time, you probably know that. I’m really happy so many people liked it! Getting published was an awesome and humbling experience. The first time I got editing requests back from my publisher, I kind of wanted to crawl under a rock and hide. But nothing can compare to the feeling of holding one’s own writing in print–that was probably the highlight of my year.
I wrote, edited, and entered Broken Glass’ sequel in the Five Enchanted Roses Contest. That’s right, Corroded Thorns is done and sent off and I don’t have a to look at it again for couple months! I am overall pleased with how it turned out, but I’m really not sure if it’ll win. If it does…great! If it doesn’t…never fear, you will get to read it. I’ll probably end up posting it in sections on this blog. It’s certainly different from Broken Glass; the cast of a characters is a bit smaller. However, a certain couple from the first novella may have a cameo…I couldn’t resist. I missed them too much.
I did some reading. I didn’t read a lot, compared to other bloggers, but I did read more compared to my normal reading amount. And I tried some new genres! I’ll be posting soon about my 2014 reading adventures.
So what am I hoping to accomplish in 2015?
I’m gonna do NaNoWriMo. I’m not sure what novel I’ll but writing, but I am soooo excited to finally do this thing! The past two years I’ve been busy preparing for Latin Convention, but not next year.
Write a couple first drafts? Complete a final draft of a story? Start querying? I have a vague goal to write more this year, and possibly start querying something. But we’ll see.
Blog more! Because it’s a sad fact I’ve only posted, like, 20 posts on this blog. That needs to change.
So I want to hear your opinion, awesome readers: what do you want to see on this blog in 2015? What do you NOT want to see? Do you have any goals for the next year? Are you sad Christmas is over?
Cause let’s face it, taking down Christmas decorations is really depressing. 😦