Posted by: devonellington | June 3, 2009

June To-Do List

JUNE TO-DO LIST:

12-15 Pitches
Follow up on March pitches
Sole Struck Fashions Blog
2 SDR blogs
Preparations for Prague
Continue DIXIE DUST RUMORS blog tour
Continue building Jenny Storm web presence
Work on DEAD MAN’S STALL
Continue work on CRAVE THE HUNT
Work on first draft of serial
Work on Confidential Jobs 1 & 2 as assigned
Work on ANGEL HUNT revisions
Work on Bedtime Louie
Work on Mick Feeney
Work on Nowhere Chronicles
Finish brochures and do mailings
Get out DIXIE DUST postcard mailing
Finish BLOOD SOUP
Keep up with clients
Take computer classes

I’ve kept the June To-Do list shorter because the contents are more time-intensive.

What about your lists?

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Responses

  1. This one is looking a bit scary …

    Here is what I hope to achieve in June.

    Day job
    -distribute summer 2009 magazine
    -Continuous Improvement telephone/video conference
    -weekly timesheet
    -weekly meeting/telephone chat with deputy editor
    -chat with managing editor at least once a week
    -arrange video conferences for rest of year
    -website work

    Admin
    -prepare and maintain June “done” list as I go along
    -diary work (Jul)
    -update gig list daily
    -upload monthly gigs for July
    -deal with correspondence on a daily basis
    -monthly bill payments
    -monthly finance/budget work

    Writing
    -write every day on The Beast Within
    -update writing blog daily
    -market study
    -write 3 articles
    -publicity work for Voices from the Dearne Valley
    -select and print best cuttings for port folio
    -prepare submissions package
    -write 6 query letters
    -2 ideas/dates sessions
    -write 1 short story
    -Devon’s 5 in 10
    -Writers’ Bureau

    Household
    -weekly supermarket shopping
    -weekly household chores
    -weekly baking
    -weekly batch cooking
    -wash car
    -clean inside windows

    Rest, relaxation, self development and other
    -read 1 novel
    -vote in European elections
    -update slimming blog weekly
    -update sewing blog weekly
    -walk every weekday
    -community physio appointment
    -see 1 new band
    -have 1 day out
    -daily R&R
    -monthly hair appointment
    -1 trip to Birmingham
    -jolly with Shirley

  2. It’s a great list, Diane. As you mentioned earlier, you tend to gain momentum as the year progresses.

    It’s also very healthy to add in a “relaxation” category. Too often, we forget that’s as important as everything else in our lives.

  3. I am coming in late in the goals, dreams and resolutions project, but I’ve been following yours Devon and have decided to take the plunge and do mine. So here’s my June list:

    CONTRACTED WORK

    AIDS Campaign blog
    Add 2 posts daily, with images
    Add partner pages for Swaziland, Zimbabwe and Zambia and upload videos and images
    Develop monthly report for AIDS Campaign blog
    Ghost write one weekly post for client blog
    Write 5 articles on software engineering for newsletter and other media
    Write one feature article about public sector for graduate students
    Write brochure copy for software programme used in public sector
    Continue promotional work for AIDS Campaign blog
    Plan publicity for launch of the CoachLab
    Training
    Attend Software engineering classes and forums
    Own projects
    Finalise children’s story for TV programme on heritage sites for July shoot
    Work on MASEDI (novel)
    Start work on Nollywood novel
    Update own blog 5 days a week
    Sign and fax contract for The Face of The Spirit
    Life
    Plan for Baby’s for mid-term break starting end of June
    Plan trip to Durban for July
    Continue with renovations of Joburg home
    Move into converted home office
    Visit farmhouse and find out scope of work to make habitable

  4. I am coming in late in the goals, dreams and resolutions project, but I’ve been following yours Devon and have decided to take the plunge and do mine. So here’s my June list:

    CONTRACTED WORK

    – Add 2 posts daily, with images to AIDS campaign blog
    – Add partner pages for Swaziland, Zimbabwe
    – and Zambia and upload videos and images
    – Develop monthly report for AIDS Campaign blog
    – Ghost write one weekly post for client blog
    – Write 5 articles on software engineering for newsletter and other media
    – Write one feature article about public sector for graduate students
    – Write brochure copy for software programme used in public sector
    – Continue promotional work for AIDS Campaign blog
    – Plan publicity for launch of the CoachLab

    TRAINING

    Take software engineering classes and forums

    OWN PROJECTS

    – Finalise children’s story for TV programme on heritage sites for July shoot
    – Work on MASEDI (novel)
    – Start work on Nollywood novel
    – Update own blog 5 days a week
    – Sign and fax contract for The Face of The Spirit
    Life

    LIFE

    – Plan for Baby’s for mid-term break starting end of June
    – Plan trip to Durban for July
    – Continue with renovations of Joburg home
    – Move into converted home office
    – Visit farmhouse and find out scope of work to make habitable


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