I made more mistakes than I can count on my way to becoming an award-winning author. Here I’m freely sharing what I’ve learned about writing, publishing and marketing books, and other interesting stuff that may end up in a novel someday.
Tag Archives: Writing goals
I’m learning that goal-setting is a trick business. Life has a way of adding new, urgent priorities. Procrastination, fueled by perfectionism and fear, doesn’t die easy. If I’ve learned anything these past few years, is that to-lists only go so … Continue reading
Every year I set myself writing goals. And every year I fall short. Some of that are things beyond my control, like family issues: cancer and death have a way of shaking things up and resetting your priorities. Some of … Continue reading
Some people have strange New Year’s traditions. Like participating in a Polar Bear Plunge. Others make resolutions. That’s not for me. Resolutions are just vague promises made to self. Instead, I’m going to try something different, like goals. Things I’m … Continue reading
Whatever the critics of NaNoWriMo have to say, I know this: at least NaNo gives me a tangible goal that I can’t change. There’s no weaseling out of it, pushing it back because I got busy distracted lazy. It sure … Continue reading
All I hear is that setting goals is a key to success. My mind tells me this is right, but I still don’t like it. Writing down goals implies I’m going to actually have to stick with them, and not … Continue reading