New Year, New Beginnings
New Year, New Beginnings

The New Year offers the opportunity for new beginnings; changes to the way we do things.  The beginning of 2019 is the opportunity to start over, to do better and to be better. As I reflect on 2018 and determine the changes I would like to make in 2019, I realize the list is small.

Changes I will be making this New Year:

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My 500 Words A Day Challenge Do Over – Combating Procrastination

The Challenge

One of the biggest difficulties as a writer and blogger is consistency. I have trouble putting my butt in chair and just writing. I don’t have writer’s block. In fact; I often have so many writing ideas that I could never possibly write them all. But I still find it hard to be consistent. Early in February I decided to join a new writing challenge. The my 500 words a day challenge.  It’s a challenge designed to help you get more disciplined at writing and to help develop your writing skills. I joined this challenge to try to overcome my consistency problem.

And then promptly procrastinated.

For 16 days.

That’s my M.O.

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National Novel Writing Month – Creating Better Habits

Have you ever participated in Nanowrimo? Nanowrimo stands for National Novel Writing Month . It is a fun way to commit to your creative writing goals. Essentially it is an accountability challenge to write every day throughout the month of November and to try to reach a word count of 50,000 words in those 30 days. Continue reading “National Novel Writing Month – Creating Better Habits”