Monthly Archives: December 2009

Motivation #10. Extra Help

On this last post of the year and the last post in this series of posts about setting goals, I wanted to go over some of the basics one more time and give you a few more tricks that not … Continue reading

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Motivation #9. Fear

One day before the new year fires up a fresh start. Actually, if you have read all the previous posts about goals, you should be thinking that the beginning of every week fires up a fresh start. Keep everything always … Continue reading

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Motivation #8

Keeping on with motivation posts for the new year. Now to the hard part. It’s fairly simple to take your dream and break it down into bite-sized pieces, to make the huge elephant something that can be swallowed, to extend … Continue reading

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Motivation #7

Onward with thinking about the coming new year and new decade. I’m still sort of stunned that this is my 5th decade in publishing coming up. I honestly don’t feel that old and felt very old and behind when I … Continue reading

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Motivation #6

5 days until the new year, and five posts ahead of this one that you need to read for this post to make any sense. I’ve been putting up one per day and will do so until the end of … Continue reading

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Motivation #5

I sure hope everyone had a good holiday. Now only six days until the new year and the new decade. Thanks for all the comments on the previous posts. Very much appreciated. So, where were we? Oh, yeah, numbers. Please … Continue reading

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Motivation #4

Christmas Day. Kris and I both worked, both watched some television, had a great dinner, and are now both back at work. Normal day around here and I love it that way. I’m just not much of a holiday person, … Continue reading

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Motivation #3

Hope everyone is having a good Christmas Eve. I’m headed off to spend a few hours with six other professional fiction writers, then back here for the rest of the holiday. Today, the sun is shinning, I’m sitting in my … Continue reading

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Motivation #2

The second day of posts about getting yourself ready for the new year and how to think about goals. But first, some basics about writing that will help you more than you can imagine when setting a new year’s goal … Continue reading

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Motivation and Year End Writing Goals #1

Here we are, heading toward a new year, and with every new year, it allows all of us to look back and decide how the year went, and what we want to do for next year with our writing. STREAK … Continue reading

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