Wednesday, November 1, 2023

November Goals

 Is it just me or did October seem to fly by?  Here's what I did and did not accomplish last month:

-Lose 5 lbs (start 138) Bleh..gained 2 pounds.  I blame the cold weather.
-Finish BKM story Nope
-Finish singer story Nope
-Get cover art for DYL Not yet; only the temporary one for the X-mas show.
-Finish paying Editor Pd 1/3....
-Upload/publish DYL Special edition, check.
-Pay N for Tales copies Pd $20 early Oct
-Do well at First Friday Chilly; not much foot traffic.  Sold 0
-Do well at GSH Pet Event DID meet a former customer, but only sold a magnet
-Do well at Volt Con Sold 0; was only there one day due to Anita Clark's funeral (Matt's ex-wife)
-Have fun at Meet Me In Graceland Check!  Only sold 1, but had a great time!
-Work enough hours to pay for ^ events, inventory, and build up savings Sort of....
-Move Mom's closet around Check!
-Clean S and W's old bdrms Not yet...
-Buy Business Cards Not yet....
-Get promo items together for X-mas show Pamphlets, yes.
-Watch SE23 Check! and 24 of SVU Check!  Now onto Grimm.....
-Start evicting items from Brown House Not yet
-Convert 2 VHS to DVD ($44) Not yet...

Books Read:  1
           Print:  1

2023 Events:

Nov 3:  Write This Way Writers Round-up at the Pantheon Sold 1....

Nov 8-12:  Indianapolis Christmas Gift and Hobby Show $350 PD OFF 8/25!!!

                Wed: Sold 4:) 

                Thurs: Sold 5:)

                Fri:  Sold 2:)

                Sat:  Sold 9:)

                Total:  Sold 20!  3rd highest-selling show:)

Nov 30th-Dec 1st: GSH 7-5 Sold 9

Dec 1-2:  Kringle Market:  Sold 4

2024 Events:

March 16th??  Magic of Books, Columbus, In ($40-50)

March:  GSH 7-5

May 3-4:  SI-Con, Benton, Il (pd April 1st, 2023)

June:  Superman Celebration, Metropolis, Il ($100)

July:  Heroes For Kids (pd 2022)

July:  Imaginarium, Louisville, KY Might have to skip; it's on the same date as HFK

August:  IABE, Terre Haute, IN ($85)

September:  Cil-Con, Effingham, Il

October:  All Shook Up at Graceland, Oct 21st (full table, $225??)

November Goals:
-Lose 5 lbs (start 140)
-Finish BKM story Check!  Think so; 11/4
-Finish singer story
-Get cover art for DYL
-Finish paying Editor 11/3:  Sent another $25
-Pay N for Tales copies Pd $20 early Oct; 11/3:  Pd off:)
-Do well at First Friday Sold 1, and had 6 other authors show up:)
-Get promo items together for X-mas show Check!
-Do well at ICGAHS Check!  Sold 20!
-Work enough hours to pay for ^ events, inventory, and build up savings
-Finish deep-cleaning MBA
-Clean S and W's old bdrms
-Buy Business Cards
-Watch Grimm
-Start evicting items from Brown House
-Convert 2 VHS to DVD ($44)

November Reading Schedule:
Fairy Tale-Stephen King Very interesting story!  Loved how he incorporated some of my favorite fairy tales; The Goose Girl and other lesser-known ones.

Texas Twist-Cynthia D'Alba DRR!!!  OMG, loved this book so much, I stayed up waaaaay later than I should have just to finish it!  Now I want the rest of this series:)

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