Goals for Fourth Round of ROW80


Today we begin the fourth and final round of ROW80 – the writing community that offers support and accountability

I stepped back from writing near the end of Round 2 and did not participate in Round 3. I have missed the community and the accountability. I am more than ready to get back into a writing routine and participate in ROW80.

Here are my goals for Round 4.:.


  1. Write daily – at least 500 words daily.
  2. Take part in NaNoWriMo in November and write 50,000 words.
  3. Take part in PiBoIdMo in November and come up with at least 30 pix book ideas.

4.. Write first draft of  chapter book or middle grade novel.

  1. Write at least one picture book a month
  2. Take online writing course and enter at least one writing contest.
  3. Revise at least one novel.
  4. Take part in online study group of “Writing Irresistible Kidlit”.


  1. Take part in #31 Days of Writing on my art blog in October.
  2. Write at least 2 other posts weekly besides ROW80 posts.
  3. Work on updating this blog.


  1. Read several picture books for study purpose each week
  2. Read 3 books on writing as well as articles
  3. Read something for pleasure


  1. Create daily
  2. Take part in AEDM in November.
  3. Follow healthy habits:

~walk 3x a week

~eat gluten/dairy free

~drink 6 – 8 glasses of water a day

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