The first step of successfully reaching a goal or New Year’s resolution beings with writing it as a SMART statement: Specific, Measurable, Achievable/Attainable, Relevant, and Time-Bound.
Writing a novel and creating a software project schedule seem as alike as sumo wrestling and calf roping. Jean Neff Guthrie, young adult science fiction author and information technology program manager, reveals seven similarities that meld her two passions.
Why would Jean Neff Guthrie, author of Mystical Aria: Seeking the Gallion Queen, write about good aliens? Why not create emotion and tension with an alien force as the bad guys and a handsome hunk to save a lovely maiden from them?