I love this post for the potential it shows we all have, and how much change can be packed into one year. Thanks for the inspiration, Tynan.
What "key personal stats" do you log daily?
Have you read any books on Conversation Skills that you would recommend? (you didn't mention that here, but you have in other recent posts...)
Do you take notes on the books you read ala Derek Sivers? (http://sivers.org/book)
Related to writing fiction, you might find a book called "Story" pretty interesting. It's aimed at script writing, but it's universal to all storytelling. (http://www.amazon.com/Story-Substance-Structure-Principles-Screenwriting/dp/0060391685/)