For those tuning into this round my master goals list is here. The list of everyone participating in this round is here.
It's a new year and I have a new format for my goals/check-ins. It's much more visually based, which I'm hoping will make it easier to track and see any gaps/issues. I'm going to continue with my after action review and mini-goals, like before. I'll only comment on things that need a change or are having an issue, going from top to bottom.
AFTER ACTION REVIEW
As you can see by all of the green above this week went super well, except that everything was a bit later than scheduled. I adjusted the schedule for the coming week to reflect this, so hopefully everything aligns pretty nicely. Overall I'm really enjoying not having a ton of specific hard set deadlines. Being able to look over this graphic and choose what to work on next is a lovely freedom, and allows me to choose what I'm most ready for at the time. Often this means that I get more out of research or instead of doing one review a week I'll do three in one sitting.
Exercise - There were a lot of days this week when I was close to my goals but didn't quite make it all the way there. Since I was training people at work, which is particularly draining and physically more demanding. (Lots of standing and presenting.) I decided to not worry about it as much. This week I'll refocus and try again! (Starting with some shoveling.)
Random Updates - For movie night I watched "Shape of Water" which was absolutely amazing. I loved it and have been thinking about it since. For the Masterclass I had finished listening to the Aaron Sorkin class (which was solid but not much new) so I went through at double speed to take some notes and now consider this complete for this month. There are a lot of options, both writing related and otherwise, so I don't know which one to take next.
I finished my Amazon reviews in one go as I'm still in a bit of a review mode from doing all of those Google Map updates. The next one will be a bit more time consuming, as it's Wikipedia updates which involve some research. I finally got to posting a blog post that wasn't a ROW80 post! I think that's the first time in about a year and I'm excited to end that streak. Hopefully now that there's one done the rest will get easier and easier.
I did post about an artist for CC in another location. I've gotten one response but I didn't think that their art style would work well for the story. I read four short stories and made plans for editing. I'm going to look over the other short stories I have in the works before starting to actually implement any edits. (Plus I already have my SS out for Jan and Feb, so there's no rush.)
Lastly I DID do the research on narrating audiobooks. It's mostly understandable and doable, so I did another test run and was able to record one whole story. With the proper microphone it recorded well and I didn't mind listening to myself back on the recording, which is good since there is going to be quite a bit of editing.
Do one wikipedia update.
Post in one new location about artist for CC.
Edit the SS I recorded this weekend.
Record one more SS.
100 Squats per Day
Read 52 Books