Sunday Check-In ROW 80


Today is the Sunday Check-in for ROW80 – the writing community that offers support , encouragement and accountability, but always with the realization that we all have lives that come first.

Each Sunday I will comment on the status of my goals so far and highlight the goals I want to work on that week.


  1. Write daily – at least 500 words daily. Yes
  2. Take part in CampNaNoWriMo. Yes
  3. Write first draft of novella `Christmas Renewed“ Have completed 4 chapters so far

4.. Write first draft of  a chapter book Did some more research

  1. Write at least one picture book a month Yes, got a 1st sloppy draft done
  2. Take one online writing course and enter at least one writing contest.No – but there are several I am working towards



  1. Revise/edit “ Catching Love” – reread a critique I had done and trying to totally rework Chap. 1 – brainstormed ideas but so far not inspired
  2. Revise/edit several picture books – No



  1. Support my ROW team 2x a week – Yes
  2. Take part in A to Z April Challenge. Yes
  3. Write at least 2 other posts weekly besides ROW80 posts. Yes (along with my other blog)




  1. Read several picture books for study purpose each week Yes
  2. Read 2 books on writing as well as articles Read articles. Started a book by Terry Brooks on writing
  3. Read for pleasure Most definitely yes!



  1. Create daily Yes
  2. Follow healthy habits: ~walk 3x a week   and  ~drink 6 – 8 glasses of water a day Did manage 3 days of walking on the treadmill.



This week I will continue to work on my novella, as I am working towards entering it in an anthology contest. I hope to revise at least 2 picturebook ms as I have a retreat in July and need to have at least 4 ready for it.

I will create art tags for the A to Z Challenge every day and hope to walk 20 minutes a day for at least 4 times.

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