5 things in 2021 โ€” a review

My year in review.

5 things (books, movies, etc.) I enjoyed in 2021

  1. Beneath the Sleepless Stars by Charisse Nicholle
  2. The Ugly Truth (2009)
  3. Not Looking For Love by Jenn Winters
  4. Kimโ€™s Convenience
  5. Christmas in July by Enni Amanda

5 things that went well this year

  1. Releasing The Guy from the Library at long last!
  2. Getting to go see movies in the cinema again!
  3. NaNoWriMo ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป
  4. Improving my eating habits and personal grooming ๐Ÿ˜‚
  5. Reconnecting with distant friends

5 things that could have gone better this year

  1. Working up the courage to walk away from unhealthy situations sooner
  2. Getting out of the house more during the day
  3. Being more disciplined with my writing (Iโ€™m working on it!)
  4. Being more conscientious about things Iโ€™m studying
  5. Vacuuming cat hair from room corners

5 things Iโ€™m proud of this year

  1. Maintaining a reasonable fitness routine
  2. Adapting to new and changing situations
  3. Following through on plans to catch up with my cousin (we are terrible at organising)
  4. Finishing the first draft of The Guy from the Wedding
  5. Finishing the first draft of The Guy from the Park

5 things Iโ€™d like to work on in 2022

  1. Release The Guy from the Park
  2. Get The Guy from the Wedding to my beta readers
  3. Move house
  4. Drink more water
  5. Start work on The Guy from the Bakery (another Somerville Stories novelette)