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elektra rex
Oh, all right, I say, I’ll save myself.
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31 Dec 2017
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the year-long post of 2017





SCRAPBOOK



★★★★★ - transcendent | ★★★★ - brilliant | ★★★ - exciting |
★★ - promising | - solid

books
i am reading...

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow | (in progress)
Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner | ★★★★

movies
i saw...

Rogue One | ★★★★
Alice Through the Looking Glass | (no stars, incoherent)
Lion | ★★★★
Star Trek Beyond | (no stars, boring and trite)

television
i am watching...

A Series of Unfortunate Events, season 1 | ★★★★
Black Sails, season 1 | (unfinished, didn't quite grab me)
Supergirl, season 1 | (terrible plotting and villains, good emotional arcs/characters)
The Man in the High Castle, season 1 | (in progress)
The Fall, series 1-3 | ★★★★

music
i am listening to...



stories
i am writing...

"The Ravine" (novella) | revised/submitted Tor.com (1/11)
Various prompts | in progress
"The Night God" (book 1) | revising in progress






GOALS
goals with an ampersand are continued from last year. goals with a star are new.


strive for balance
&keep a consistent and regular yoga practice (twice a week or more)
practice meditation
&exercise more creatively, and just more
&spend more time with friends (at least twice a month)
spend time alone each day, without expectation or pressure to accomplish anything
give back (donate money when possible and find ways to volunteer locally)
read more books in a variety of genres
recognize your own accomplishments


become an author
&write every day
&FINISH a novel
get 20 rejection letters
~so far: 2/20
Apex Magazine rejected "Magnolias" - 1/12
Liminal Magazine rejected "Magnolias" - 1/16



ask yourself, "Why Not?"
Comments 
02 Jan 2017 (UTC)
Oh gosh. I LOVE THE GET 20 REJECTION LETTER GOAL!

I've got two. I got a way to go! :)
02 Jan 2017 (UTC)
Already this year!?!? If so, I'm impressed.

I have a few from the past. But this year, I am SUBMITTING. Let's rack up the rejections! \o/
03 Jan 2017 (UTC)
Oh, those 2 were last year. I guess I need to start my count over!
03 Jan 2017 (UTC)
Although I heard that Garth Nix already wrote and submitted a story and had it accepted. Perks of being a Big Name, I suppose.
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