New year resolutions are often inspired by our bigger ambitions. Just as we divide a day into smaller tasks, we count on yearly progress when it comes to our bigger aims in life. If someone wants to become a neurosurgeon, he/she will move through years of medical studies and specialized surgery training to reach that goal. If you aspire to be a famous, recognized writer whose reputation reaches millions across the globe, you will have to dedicate years altogether. What time is better than the start of the year to remind yourself of your passion!
Setting new year goals is the best way to start a year. It sets the tone of the coming year with optimism and hope. If you are a writer or you want to be one, use the dawn of 2021 to set goals in writing. Writing is a time-consuming task, and there many are stages of refinement. Nevertheless, the reward is too big to miss out on. Even if you are feeling stuck, start afresh. At a later time during the year, you will be able to combine the new and old manuscripts and bring the best out of them.
Working with a team of reputed editors and authors, we list down here some suggestions on new year’s resolutions for writers. Utilize them and incorporate them into your own style and we hope this year will turn out to be very productive in your writing voyage.
All writers are keen readers as well. The writing journey for most writers begins with inspiring reads; that push them to create equally worth reading content. While working on your own book, make sure to take time out for reading as well. At the start of the year 2021, you can set yourself a goal for the number of books you will read each month. Reading will give you new ideas and inspirations on form, structure and plot. With regular reading, you will learn how to write your book. You can always make comparisons between what you are reading and what you are writing.
Join Other Authors!
Being connected to other writers comes with its own perks. You get a space where you can discuss your ideas. Having like-minded people around will boost your tendencies, and you will feel more welcomed and accepted. If you already have writer friends, discuss your goals with them and help each other to achieve them. In this way, you can keep a check on them, and they can do the same for you. If not, make a resolve to build a strong network this year. You can do that online as well; by utilizing social media platforms.
Associate Yourself with Your Story!
You must keep yourself engaged with your target audience of your book. If you are putting together a children’s book, interacting with children will help you get a good understanding of their minds, what they like and engage well with. This will allow you to write a story which will be tailored towards your target audience and create a book they will truly enjoy.
Connect with Editors and Publishers!
Introducing your manuscript into editing stages is very important. You will never be fully ready for this phase. Anticipations of rejection will haunt you all the time. But we will advise you to do this as early as possible. We, at Austin Macauley, are also offering editing and publishing services and we are open to submissions. You can read more about us here. We edit your manuscripts with care and keep you involved at all stages.
With these ideas surrounding new year goals for the writing community, we wish you a very happy and productive year!
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