It’s that time of year again. After critiquing and assessing 2015 I’ve been thinking about the year ahead. I want 2016 to be a huge year. So here are my 2016 Creative and Writing Goals:

2016 Theme: Done is Better than Perfect.


Books to Complete:

  • Kids workbook.
  • At least 1. Adult Coloring Book.
  • Finish Confessions of a Comperholic.
  • Finish Active Affirmations.
  • 2 X Novellas
  • 2 X Adventure Thrillers.


  • Write at least 500 words EVERY DAY.
  • Write even when I don’t feel like it.
  • Improve grammar and punctuation.

Marketing and Sales:

  • Master tracking pixels and Facebook ads.
  • Master ROI on FB ads.
  • Increase subscriber list by 5000 people.
  • Sell 3000 books per month.
  • More competitions and Giveaways.
  • Guest Blog and connect with other bloggers.
  • Improve open rate of newsletters and emails.

Learning and Development:

  • Read more fiction than non-fiction.
  • Complete at least 2 premium courses on the writing craft.
  • Enrol in Mark Dawson’s course for authors.


  • Be helpful and useful to others.
  • Inspire more people to write and self-publish.
  • Create more content.
  • Create more templates.
  • Improve design and logo.
  • Launch personal blog.


  • Improve fitness and stamina to create more.
  • Keep making stuff.
  • Don’t look at the competition.
  • Be positive.
  • Don’t get depressed and embrace the creative process.
  • Keep revising and visualising goals.
  • Never look back.

I hope 2016 will be a wonderful year for you and lets keep each other accountable.