Such a lofty sounding title for something so mundane, right? I have been struggling of late to kick start the creativity gears so I’ve laid out some concrete timelines and goals for myself. I had the idea this morning that it might be a good idea to put them out in the world so that I’d maybe have more motivation to start on them as well. So, here goes.

Now to July 31, 2009

One poem or short story per day

Finish world-building on novel series #1

August 1 to August 30

Draft of #1 in novel series #1 or draft of all of novel series #1 at minimum pace of 2,000 words per day

September 1 to October 31

World-building for novel series #2

November 1 to November 30

Draft of #1 in novel series #2 or draft of entire novel series #2 at minimum 2,000 word per day pace

December 1 to December 31

Revise finished draft of novel series #1 (what’s completed of it anyways)

January 1 to January 31

Revise finished draft of novel series #2

I have a feeling completion of these goals will be like this: