Slice of Life Tuesday



Today we return to the Tuesday Slice of Life – the weekly writing challenge hosted a t “Two Writing Teachers”.

Writing every day in March has sparked and inspired me to continue writing daily.
I am taking part in Camp NaNoWriMo – a writing challenge where you set your own goals. Mine this month is to write 30,000 words.
I’ve also rejoined ROW80 – the writing community that offers support but realizes we all have lives. Yesterday I had to state my goals for the next 80 days.
Both of these are providing accountability, just a s the March SOL did.
I have started a new novella and have already written over 3000 words. My goal is to finish it and submit it for a Christmas themed anthology with Whioe Rose/Harbor Lights.
Once you begin a challenge, you never know where it will lead!

Starting Round 2 ROW 80 – Goals


Today we begin the second round of ROW80 – the writing community that offers support and accountability.

I did not complete Round 1 and though I blogged and did a bit of writing, I did not feel successful. I took part in the March Slice of Life writing challenge last month and I completed all 31 days – writing a post every day. The success of that has energized me and I need to continue daily writing.

I am going to outline my overall goals for the 80 days first and then after this each Sunday, highlight the goals I want to work on that week.


  1. Write daily – at least 500 words daily.
  2. Take part in CampNaNoWriMo.
  3. Write first draft of novella `Christmas Renewed“
  4. Write first draft of a chapter book
  1. Write at least one picture book a month
  2. Take one online writing course and enter at least one writing contest.


  1. Revise/edit “ Catching Love”
  2. Revise/edit several picture books


  1. Support my ROW team 2x a week
  2. Take part in A to Z April Challenge.
  3. Write at least 2 other posts weekly besides ROW80 posts.


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


  1. Create daily and post 2x a week on my art blog
  2. Follow healthy habits: ~walk 3x a week   and  ~drink 6 – 8 glasses of water a day