Monday, December 15, 2014

Free Writing Resource: Planning Calendars from Literautas

Here's a gift you can give yourself without feeling guilty -- and it's free!

Just in time for Christmas, the generous folks at Literautas, whose motto is, "If you like writing," are giving away downloadable writing calendars.

For 2015 there are three varieties: wall calendar, desk calendar, or monthly planner

Last year I used my 2014 monthly planner to:
* Record upcoming deadlines
* Document my monthly goals
* Have a visual displays of what I'd accomplished
* Help account for my monthly income and expenses

So, if you like free, here's a link to the Literautas blog, where you can find directions on how to download the calendar of your choice.

Happy writing --  and planning!


  1. Donna--I downloaded a calendar/planner you gave us a link to (last year?) and had great intentions of using, but they immediately fell by the wayside. So, I won't even print this one up…

    However, I DO use an idea you gave your followers a few years ago. I have a planner and I do keep track of my submissions and rejections/acceptances. (One year, at the end or the beginning of a year, you looked back and noted the number of pieces you sent out and how many were rejected and how many were accepted. It was a great suggestion.)

    Good luck with your writing in 2015…However, with talent like yours, you don't really need luck. ;)

    1. Hi Sioux,
      Good luck to you in 2015! I'm certain your publishing credits will continue to climb!

  2. Thanks, Donna. So thoughtful of you to share! Hope all is well for you. Are you working on a novel now?

    1. Hi Claudia,
      You are so welcome. Hope all is well with you also. Right now I'm trying to finish up Christmas shopping. After the new year I hope to pick up my novel and make some progress.

  3. Thanks! I can always use a little help in the organization department.

  4. Thanks for sharing this, but I received a nice (fun) calendar as a gift that I will be using to keep track of all those writerly things!

  5. Thank you very much for this. Merry Christmas.

  6. So cool! I downloaded the monthly calendar and love it. Thanks, Donna!


  7. Hi Val,
    You are welcome. Hope it helps.

    Hi Lynn,
    Fun is good!

    Hi Linda,
    You are welcome. Merry Christmas to you too.

    Hi Pat,
    You are welcome. Hope it helps.

  8. You are always such a great resource for all things writerly! Thanks, and hope you and your family are enjoying the season!

  9. Thanks for the great info, Donna. That "planning" part is the key. Merry Christmas to you and your family!


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