Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Anklecast 1

Because now has never happened before, and it only lasts for now. Live for now.

It's a stupid commercial slogan for Pepsi, but it resonated for me anyway. It didn't make me want to drink Pepsi, because I don't like that stuff at all really, but it did make me think I need to get on with my life, and achieve what I want to achieve.

Over the last few weeks, I've been trying to set out some writing goals for 2013. Here they are:

Record story planning session each trip to work.
Transcribe recording upon arriving.
Read a chapter in a writing improvement book once a week.
Write 30 mins each lunchbreak.
Write at least 30 minutes a day.
5000 words a week.
20000 words a month.
25 stories a year, 2 per month.
Report about it on the blog.

While on my drive to work today, I pulled out my tablet, and recorded myself talking about these goals. It's something I'm hoping to do once a week. It'll just be me talking about whatever I feel about talking about. I'm going to call it the Anklecast. So, here is episode 1. Enjoy it if you can.

Right click HERE to download the episode, select Save Link As, and save the file to your hard drive.

Photo courtesy of soccerkrys

Oh, and yes, I know the quality of the sound is total crap. I think I can improve it, but I'll need a few things to make it happen, so I'm not sure how soon I'll be able to do that. Hopefully right away, or close to it. We'll see. But bear with me, and things will get better. They sure can't get worse, right?


  1. I'm glad to know that no broken bones were involved in this post. Except for whoever is in that picture...never mind.

  2. I finally started listening to the Anklecast! I've held off b/c I thought I had to download each episode to my computer, then load them onto my iPod, which only has wifi. However, I just discovered that I merely have to get on your blog on my iPod, press play button, wait 20 seconds, and the episode loads itself. I just walked my dog while listening, and when I lost wifi it still kept going! Hopefully this means I can catch up quickly.