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The Grinch and New Year’s Resolutions for Writers

If January has you stalled, check out the real-time writerly advice from Bachelorette Blogger serial author René Penn. Authors NEED resolutions.

Write on!

Rene Penn

Until recently, I was the grinch or scrooge of New Year’s resolutions.

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I thought resolutions were cliche, hard to keep, and designed to make you feel bad when they are broken. I didn’t want to get sucked into that, so I stayed away from them.

But here I am, being super-cliche, writing about New Year’s resolutions right after the new year. (I know, I can practically hear the scrooges grumbling.)

What changed my mind about New Year’s resolutions? I realized that resolutions are simply another word for goals.

Goals are necessary for we writers. They’re the pesky, little friends that keep us on track.

The new year is a great time to look at what was accomplished the previous year, and to set new goals.


If you’re a writer looking for goals, resolutions or whatever, check out 8 New Year’s Resolutions for Writers and 52 New Year’s Resolutions for Writers. From those…

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