Peeping Toe and #Writemotivation Roundup

One of my stories, Peeping Toe, ( published before, and read out,) has been included on the Birkbeck Writer’s Hub, which is associated with the Birkbeck Writing program in the UK. Give it a like or a comment if the story appeals to you :).
Now for  #Writemotivation : Author friend and blog + twitter pal K T Hanna runs a twitter hashtag for writers, the #writemotivation , where writers sign up and cheer each other on to their respective goals.

The Rules:

  1. Make a list of realistic goals for the month – and achieve them.
  2. Make
    a Blog Post every week (preferably Monday, but if you don’t post on
    Mondays just add it to the next day you would normally post ).
    This is to help us keep tabs on our own progress, and for others to
    cheer us on if it’s a difficult week. Please link to the post in the
    #writemotivation hashtag
  3. Visit your #writemotivation teammates’ blogs, and participate in the #writemotivation hashtag on twitter to cheer people on.
So here are my goals:
1. Four Blog Posts a Week, two on each blog
2. 5000 words a week on the second draft of my #WIP
I did okay at the first one, posting at least thrice last week, which isn’t half-bad, given my general inconsistency. I haven’t been so good with visiting or commenting though, and I intend to change that this week.
For the second goal, I typed up about 4000 words. Though in general I know where the story is going, the characters aren’t making it easy for me. They are coming up with all kinds of whims and fancies, and acting up a fair bit. 
I’m falling behind, and this could mean I wouldn’t finish this draft by December. SIGH. 
Did you have any writing goals today, this week, this month? How did you match up?

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  1. K.T. Hanna

    You may not have met your goals completely, but I'd say you've done a damn good job of coming close *hugs*
    And really, that's a good thing. Keep at it and you'll hit them. Also. Have cookies <3

  2. klahanie

    Greetings human,

    Well done with your, "Peeping Toe." My writing goals and my human's writing goals are nothing like yours. Good for you to try and maintain your hopes. We'd much rather do our own thing at our own pace. Makes for relaxed, non-pressure writing.

    Pawsitive wishes,

    Penny the Jack Russell dog and modest internet superstar!

  3. Angela Brown

    After a weekend of fun with my kiddo, my main goal for today was to just make it. However, I have writing hope for tomorrow πŸ™‚

    Looks like you've done in working towards your goal so good on you!

  4. Nick Wilford

    Congrats on the story! It sounds like you're doing pretty well. My goal is to finish my WIP novella by the end of the week. It's been "nearly" finished for a long time, and life has taken me away from it, but this time I'm really hoping to nail it.

  5. Scribbles From Jenn

    Anytime one makes goals it's a winner for me. Meeting them is icing on the cake. I make many goals in my head, I think this week I'll write them down. Thanks for the inspiration.

  6. Rosalind Adam

    I'm coming round to thinking that posting on my blog once a week is enough. It keeps my writing going if the submissions have stalled but it doesn't put too much of a strain on my followers to keep visiting and commenting. I do think there's a fine line between running a blog and a blog running you.

  7. Guilie

    Oh, man. Working on my #writemotivation post right now. You did better than I–does that make you feel better? πŸ˜€ Congratulations on having your story included in the Birkbeck Writer's Hub!