2020 Goals Progress

Below are the list of goals I made for 2020. As I reach them, I’ll mark DONE beside it. For large goals, such as writing a book, I’ll post a weekly update on the progress of the word count.

Updates will be done on Wednesdays as that was the first day of the year.

Current Update: February 19, 2020


The books I plan to write include:

  1. Within the Myst: Book 2 in the Mystical Series: 20,105 words written
  2. Gathered Stones: Book 5 Castle Keepers series: 19,284 words written
  3. The Helmsman: Young Adult Fantasy stand-alone novel
  4. Origin of the Stones: Book 6 Castle Keepers series


The books I plan to publish include (all are in the Castle Keepers series except where noted).

  1. January: Healing Stones: Book 4: Proof Stage
  2. September: Northern Survival: Survival Adventure novel
  3. Summer: Within the Myst: Book 2 Mystical Series
  4. December: Gathered Stones: Book 5 Castle Keepers series
  5. Possibly: A Shore of Her Own: Contemporary coming of age, romance novel

Blog Writing Goals

  • Diane Tibert Blog (52 blogs, one a week): 12 of 52
  • Diane Lynn McGyver Blog (52 blogs, one a week): 22 of 52

Business Goals

  • Attend six markets to sell books
  • Increase book sales monthly
  • Put my books into 3 local book stores

Personal Goals

  • Take a Hike (Liscomb River, July 2nd)

    Liscomb River, July 2nd
  • Go to 3 places I’ve never been before (1: Shag Harbour/Shelburne, July 5th)
  • Attend 3 concerts (probably won’t happen in 2020)
  • Buy a boat (mission accomplished: July 5th)
  • Go fishing more often
  • Go camping more often
  • Attend HalCon as a character
  • Declutter the House (66% done)
  • Start building my camp