SMART Goals

If you’ve been around the block a few times, as I have, you’ve probably heard of SMART goals. If you haven’t, I’m here to tell you about them today because they are an integral part of getting that writing—or really anything!—done. It might not hurt to read through a...

Goals, Hopes, and Dreams

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Have you ever kept any?If you answered yes, and yes, then kudos to you! Most people make them and then don’t keep them. Personally, I gave up making New Year’s resolutions years ago. If I want to lose weight, start going to the gym...

What’s your word going to be?

Continuing on with our theme of goals, which inadvertently happened but works for this time of year… A friend of mine introduced me to the concept of having a word for the year. The word is something you aspire to, something you hope to achieve, something to...

Your Goals

The very first thing I do when I start creating a new protagonist is to think about their goals. What do they want? What are they going to spend the duration of the book working toward? Of course, I then need to figure out why they want that goal and what’s stopping...