Books, writing

2019 – A Year in Review

Here’s am overview of my 2019. Please feel free to enter your accomplishments, setbacks, realizations in the comments 🙂

Books I read in 2019

  1. Reader Magnets by Nick Stephenson
  2. Bootstrapping for Indies by Simon Whistler
  3. Blood Orange Brewing by Laura Childs
  4. Your Road Map to Successful Author Events by Pavarti K. Tyler
  5. Story Trumps Structure by Steven James
  6. 13 Steps to Evil by Sacha Black
  7. 10 Steps to Hero by Sacha Black
  8. Christmas in Marlow Center by Jordan Elizabeth
  9. Write Good or Die by Scott Nicholson
  10. Profitable Newsletters by Tammi Metzler
  11. Witch is When It All Began by Adele Abbott
  12. Witch is When Life Got Complicated by Adele Abbott
  13. Witch is When Everything Went Crazy by Adele Abbott
  14. You are a Writer by Jeff Goins
  15. Dragonwell Dead by Laura Childs
  16. Witch is When Things Fell Apart by Adele Abbott
  17. Witch is When the Bubble Burst by Adele Abbott
  18. Witch is When the Penny Dropped by Adele Abbott
  19. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
  20. Suspicious Minds (Stranger Things) by Gwenda Bond
  21. Britt-Marie was Here by Fredrik Backman
  22. Newsletter Ninja by Tammi Labrecque
  23. Email Marketing by Rob Eager
  24. The Book Jumper by Mechthild Gläser
  25. Time Management for Writers by Sandra Gerth
  26. Medieval Combat by Hans Fahoffer
  27. 2,000 to 10,000 by Rachel Aaron
  28. The Last Fifty Pages by James Scott Bell
  29. Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
  30. The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson
  31. King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
  32. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
  33. How to Write a Page Turner by Jordan Rosenfield
  34. Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
  35. The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness
  36. How to Write Short Stories by James Scott Bell
  37. 2,000 by Invictus Media
  38. The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
  39. The Library Book by Susan Orlean
  40. The Author’s Starter Kit by Barb Drozdowich
  41. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

Words I wrote in 2019: 100,000+

Drafts finished: Four

Books edited/proofread to completion: One

Writing submission statistics:

Submissions: 1

Queries: 0

Acceptances: 1

No response means no: 0

Pending responses: 0

Withdrawn: 2

Rejections: 1

A realization: I am self-employed (I know, a big DUH! for some of you.)

News: A book coming out in February of 2020


Happy New Year!

Keep your nose in a book,

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