Play time is over. The visiting, the hanging out, the being lazy, the weekend escapes with the girls, and day trips with the hubster are over. I have to write. I have a book to turn in September 1st. No extra time to squeak it in. Nope, I gotta get it all done, and done well. My last book was rushed. I had so many things going on around me it was hard to focus. Not gonna happen this time. I need to take care of what is in front of me, not what I think might be ahead of me. I have, after all, been paid for this book. So, today, I officially begin MASTER OF DECEPTION, book four in the Blood Sword Legacy series.
I’ll have five straight hours on the plane to write Wednesday as I jet off to Orlando for the Romantic Times convention. I’ll have another five straight hours coming home on Sunday. I’m going to write until my fingers fall off. My writing goal for today is 2 K words. I’m going to check in at every 500 words. Public accountability works for me.
How about you? When you set a goal do you do it publicly and feel the pressure or do it privately and still fee the self-imposed pressure?