It's that time of year! Time to look back on 2009. I just looked up the goals I posted last January:
THINGS I CAN CONTROL:
Meet all deadlines! Whew. The deadlines definitely ended up being more intense than I had expected, but I kept up!
Complete Book 2 for razorbill (including all edits) Yay! At the time I made the goal, I didn't even know what the book would be. It's now known as YOU WISH-- coming August 5, 2010!
Complete my nascar harlequin book CHECK!
Increase online presence-- host at least 3 contests, increase facebook activity. Check!
Guest Blog or interview on at least a dozen blogs. Check!
Complete a totally fresh book to be shopped in 2010, possibly as my option book. Check! My agent should be sending it over in a couple more weeks....
See SHATTERED shopped. Revise if neccessary. Check! Not only was it shopped, but it sold to Flux as part of a two book deal. And yes, on the pen name: Amanda Grace.
Hold a book launch for Prada & Prejudice. Check! It was lots of fun, too!
THINGS I CANNOT CONTROL BUT I'D REALLY L
Sell in another foreign country Check! P&P will soon be available in Indonesia and Spain (in addition to France)
See Prada go into its second printing. Check! P&P is now in its 5th printing.
Sell SHATTERED, likely under a psuedonym Check!! WOOT!
4) Sell option book to Razorbill Hopefully I'll have more on this in a month or two! I've done my part!
5) Win every award ever invented. Hmm. Looks like that one is a doozy.
I do love goals, and I was really amazed at the fact that I could actually cross off so many of them. 2009 has been a really, truly incredible year for me, and I can only hope 2010 is just as eventful! My goals for 2010 will be posted soon!