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2018 Writing Resolutions: February

Back in January, my friends on social media couldn’t stop posting about healthy eating and trips to the gym. Fast forward a few weeks and those posts have dwindled, replaced by more typical things (cat macros, baby pictures, Trump bashing, etc.).

This isn’t surprising. By the end of February, most people have given up on their New Year’s resolutions. I discussed the reasons for this in a previous post – unrealistic goals, lack of support/accountability, loss of focus, and giving up. That’s why I decided to make goals/resolutions a theme throughout the year, checking in at the end of each month to see how everyone’s doing. Resolutions need to be a work in progress if they’re ever going to succeed, and we all need a little encouragement from time to time. Continue reading 2018 Writing Resolutions: February

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

4 Lessons Writers Can Learn From Finding Neverland

Over the weekend, my mom and I went to see the musical Finding Neverland. If that title sounds familiar, it’s probably because there’s an Academy-award winning movie by the same name. The semi-biographical film stars Johnny Depp as J.M. Barrie, the mind behind Peter Pan. The musical, unsurprisingly, is based on the movie. Both tell the story of how Barrie was inspired by a single mother and her young boys, whose make-believe games ultimately sparked what would become one of the most beloved plays of all time.
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