New Year, New Me? Hell no...

Updated: Mar 17, 2020

Happy New Year everyone!

(And belated Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!)

I was definitely glad to see the back of 2019, but 2020 comes with its own challenges.

Settling in a new home, a new area, and into a new routine takes its time, and considering my stress levels are already peaking with all of my to-dos, I know January is going to be a difficult month.

Difficult yet exciting.

Vampire Heart, the third book in the Blade & Dust series is coming at the end of the month and with it the beginning of new and exciting projects.

I don’t really do resolutions. They depress me come February because, like everyone else, life happens and I drop everything I wanted to change.

Instead, I have goals.

Sharing my personal ones is not something I do publicly, but I can most certainly share my book-related ones.

2020 Goals

1) Publish 12 books

This will be a mix of novels and novellas, and it’s going to be a definite challenge, but I want to have a new story out for you every month.

I’ll splitting my time between Rhys Everly and Rhys Lawless projects and hoping to have books from at least 3 series out by December 2020. More on the projects below.

2) Become a full-time author.

This was my goal for the end of 2019, but since it didn’t happen I have moved into 2020.

I’ve already taken a small step towards this goal and I’m working towards a May deadline for making it full time. When I go full-time, I’ll be able to do a lot more writing and have a lot more freedom, both creatively and financially.

3) Gain more readers

Whether via advertising, free stories, or other promotional efforts, I want to grow my readership quite a lot. This goal is interlinked with goal #2.

What’s next from Rhys Writes Romance

It would be quite cruel of me to say I want to publish 12 books this year without giving you at least an inkling of what those books are, wouldn’t it?

So here’s a brief look at what I’ll be workin