In September, I took Sarra Cannon’s HB90 course for managing time and realistic expectations, and I feel like it was a huge success for me. So, yes, this post is focused on her HB90 system, but there is no affiliate for me, and her course JUST closed today.
That said, it’s an amazing course and system, and I absolutely recommend you check her out. You can find her YouTube here, her blog posts on the HB90 system here, and the actual course, for when it opens next, here.
So, I’m setting up for the next quarter now.
I think my three big goals this quarter will be to produce an audiobook of Still Water, to revise Murky Water (now Fae Alchemy), and to revise Still Water in preparation for changing it into Fae Fatale and rereleasing. (Rest assured that I will be flagging the description so no one buys both books without knowing that one was revised into the other.)
This is a LOT.
Like, a lot, a lot.
So it’ll be a challenge to get everything done, but I think it’ll move me way forward in my publishing goals.
The big thing with HB90 is to have realistic expectations of what you can do. So often we set up our to do list such that an imaginary perfect self could maybe get it done… and when we don’t get it done we beat ourselves up.
Instead I’m looking critically at my time and energy levels and deciding what I can and can’t do this quarter. Things that don’t get focused on THIS quarter, will be done during a later quarter.
I know I’ll have to pad my time spent doing this for times when I’m sick or depressed, and being realistic about that this quarter has made a huge difference.
Anyway, I’ll be sitting down tonight and planning everything out. *smile*
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