Did You Meet Your 2018 Writing Goals? I Didn’t — and That’s OK

Novelty Revisions

Here’s a confession: I didn’t meet most of my writing goals this year. But that’s actually OK.

If the same thing happened to you, maybe looking at what went wrong in my writing world can help you take steps to figure out what went wrong in yours — and how to do a little better in 2019.

Finish a draft of a novel

Did I do it? Nope!

Why not? Because I had way too many goals and just didn’t quite get to this one.

How will I do better next year? I’ll have to set fewer goals. Or try to, anyway. I get preoccupied when there are too many things going on at once, and to help myself focus, I need to try giving myself fewer things that could distract from what’s most important.

Focus is vital when trying to meet more than one writing or creative goal at…

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