Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals for a Productive Writing Year

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By Lisa Jordan Instead of making resolutions, I claim One Word for the year. I also use the My Brilliant Writing Planner to map out a values-based plan for what I hope to achieve. That includes all areas of my life—faith, family, friendships, health, work, writing, etc. However, it’s so easy to be overwhelmed by the enormity of it all …

Ten Wrongs Don’t Make a Writer

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  How to Avoid the Top Ten Fatal Flaws in Fiction By Kathleen Y’Barbo It is not yet 2019, but it won’t be long until we’re several weeks—or months into the new year, the time when New Year’s resolutions begin to lose their shine and some of us begin to wonder if we should have resolved NOT to make any …