2019 Recap

Happy New Year everyone! It is hard to believe that 2019 is gone and that 2020 is here!

2019 was a pretty big year for me when it comes to my writing. In 2019 I:

  • Started Façade in February
  • Started to create this website in March
  • Wrote 100,000 words of Façade by the end of May
  • Finished Façade in June
  • Attended Realm Makers in July
  • Won NaNoWriMo in Novemeber

And of course, there were other smaller writing achievements in there, such as writing several short stories and such.

Looking back over the writing goals I made at the beginning of 2019, I did a decent job on completing them. Now, I am transferring some of the uncompleted ones over to my list of goals for 2020, as well as adding some new ones.

Some of my goals for this year include:

  • Writing a few more novelettes for A Row of Glass Slippers
  • Drafting Story Teller
  • Doing some edits on Fyrons Flames or Façade and getting it into the hands of beta readers
  • Attend another writing conference
  • Doing NaNoWriMo again

When it comes to books, 2019 was also a good year. I found several new books this year that I adore and revisited old books too.

I read Les Miserables this year, which I am pretty sure has to be the longest book I read this year, and possibly the longest book I’ve ever read. It is a huge book. But also really good.

This year was the first time I tracked how many books I read in a year, and I ended with a total of 126 books including re-reads, and 121 (if I counted right) books not including re-reads. This year, I am going to try and expand my literary horizons by doing a reading challenge put out by Redeemed Reader, a Christian book review site I frequent (you should check it out!).

Looking ahead, I am excited for 2020. I can’t wait to see what is in store for me.

What are you excited for this new year, friend? What are some of your 2019 accomplishments?

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