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2018 Writing Resolutions: January

Back in December, I posted about writing goals for the coming year. I addressed several reasons we tend to fall short on our New Year’s Resolutions, including loss of motivation, setting expectations too high, and lack of support and/or accountability. I followed up with a number of solutions, including the one below: Continue reading 2018 Writing Resolutions: January

2018 Writing Resolutions (That You Can Actually Keep)

I love making New Year’s resolutions.

Year after year, I come up with some super ambitious plan for my writing, eager to get started on January 1. I feel invincible, at least for the first couple weeks, convinced that this will be my best writing year ever. Of course, that feeling doesn’t last. Motivation starts to dwindle, leaving me struggling through a mid-January slump. By February, I’m making little bargains with myself (i.e. “I can take the day off as long as I write twice as much tomorrow”).

This, of course, is the beginning of the end.
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