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Goals for 2017

Placing this here so I have a public accountability post 😊 

Base Goals:

  1. Move to Seattle
  2. Actually reach out and be social in Seattle
  3. Write at least three story drafts
  4. Stick to my meal plan
  5. Exercise at least three times a week
  6. Release all three issues of Arsenika on time
  7. Keep Arsenika response times under 14 days (excluding holds)
  8. Solicit/invite/encourage authors and make efforts at diversifying Arsenika
  9. Read at least 20 books of novella+ length 
  10. Read at least 100 short stories of flash+ length but not novella length (excluding submissions)
  11. Read at least 300 poems of any length (excluding submissions)
  12. Write weekly roundup post on what I read
  13. Donate at least once a month
  14. Actually call reps about stuff and take more political action

Stretch Goals:

  1. Volunteer at Clarion West
  2. Attend at least one Clarion West party
  3. Net weight gain of 5 pounds or less for all of 2017
  4. Write at least 5 story drafts and 3 poetry drafts
  5. Submit work (fiction + poetry) at least 50 times
  6. Keep Arsenika response times under 7 days (excluding holds)
  7. Read 35 books of novella+ length
  8. Read 300 short stories of flash+ but not novella length (excluding submissions)
  9. Read at least 600 poems of any length (excluding submissions)
  10. Write monthly roundup posts of my favorite things I read that month
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    By: S. Qiouyi Lu

    S. Qiouyi Lu is a writer, artist, narrator, and translator; their fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, and their poetry has been published in inkscrawl and Liminality. A dread member of the queer Asian SFFH illuminati, S. currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with a tiny black cat named Thin Mint. You can visit their site at s.qiouyi.lu or follow them on Twitter as @sqiouyilu.

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