Skip to main content

My thoughts & what's On My Mind: Life Goals, Stage in life, Writer vs Publisher dilemma

Long terms goals

Today I sat on my bed looking up and ceiling and thinking what next? I have two bigger goals left. Mostly of a personal nature and one I can share. My weight and fitness.

I'm definitely overweight and it's affecting my health. I started off on a fitness regime, I'm still paying for the gym but at some point three months ago, I got a bad cold and flu and didn't go.

So eating and getting fit will be next...but it's been for a considerably long time, so I'm not sure what.

Stage in life

I discovered some home truths that makes me deeply grateful for where I am in life, and my parents. It's easy to get caught up in the not having this, regretting that, but I'm thankful.

Writer vs Self-Publisher Dilemma

Do I write or do I spend time building up my author's platform, and promoting myself? It's easy to get sucked into this whirlpool. With traditionally published writers all they need to do is write the best book they can. With self-publishing, it's what comes next... You quickly find out publishing  is a business to sell books.

Ideally promotion and marketing means visibility, and that may only may mean sales...

 Check out Bigga Day's books on
Apple iBooks
Barnes and Nobles


Popular posts from this blog

Daily Writing Journal: Mo Money Challenge - week 8 which means £8 in the tin!

£8 in coins So I'm on my second week on saving and still not sure. I'm not feeling the pinch per se, but it's hard thinking how am I going to maintain this. So I managed to get a few coins out and gather some change, but at some point I'll really need to organise this. I've put in four fifty pence pieces with come up to two pounds sterling and the rest in pound coins.  Remember the money tin from last week. Well it all went inside that.... How am I feeling? Slightly bored but I still have a long way to go..... Saving money is boring, spending is more interesting.

Searching for office christmas party venue, celebrating Momma AG birthday.

Rang to sing Momma A G happy birthday! Got to work early and did some of my goal work. Also Accounting Guru Boss showed me an easy way of planning. She is a genius. It's that simple so I'm going to practice her method of planning.  I must say I've learn plenty. Working with her is like one long professional master class with private tuition.  Glamorous colleague also gave me tips on completing a goal related task. All tasks are like elephants tackle the largest on in the morning. Red Jumper colleague took the day off for Black Friday. Apparently he's waking up at early to go on the internet looking for deals after which he'll go to the shopping centre. Told him I was going to wait until boxing day to get a new purse. Then after all the excitement he was like 'What am I going to do on Cyber Monday." Glamorous and I went looking for some where for our team christmas lunch. She wasn't having us eat in a pub. She has high standards. She was okay abo

HAPPY NEW YEAR! HAPPY 2022! My year of decluttering my creativity!

Happy New Year, Everyone! This was a quiet one, after watching two films last night I called it a night and woke up in the New Year. What films you ask? Guess Who with Bernie Mac, Ashton Kutcher and a lot of cringe worthy jokes. Then I watched Aloha with Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, this was bit better. It had strong moments but I could see why they said it didn't really have any direction. Was it a romance? Was it a military story? It was hard to say what the movie was...a lesson in premise and precision but it gave a nice fluffy feeling and I must say Emma Stone did a brilliant job and so did John Krasinski - he acted with heart.  However it's a nice film and I learn a lot from it, but I think it would have missed the market because there were too many theme or subplots or whatever. Overall a brilliant cast, great acting but the story struggled with doing too much.  Decluttering My Creativity  This year, I'm focusing on decluttering my creativity in the sense of completing