My Writer Goals for 2020

Happy new year, writer bees!

Hope you all had a fantastic holiday. In the spirit of the new year, I’m sharing my hopes for 2020. Cross your fingers and toes for me, I’m feeling hopeful and ambitious this year. Or it could just be the wine talking. Nevertheless, onto this writer’s New Year’s resolutions.

Write More Often

Sometimes, my writing progress is sporadic. I would like to write more consistently. Like to set aside some time to write, as often as I can. To have a real writing routine and to stick to it. Or maybe even commit to a weekly word count goal. No matter what, I want to push past writer’s block and get motivated again.

P.s. – That also means producing engaging content on this blog as well as posting regularly on Twitter.

Read More

You ever heard the saying “you are what you eat”? Well I’ve always thought “you write what you read”. I tell aspiring writers to read everything. And frankly, I haven’t been reading much of anything lately. I’d like to read more. Lots of books on my shelf need attention. So I’ll try fitting reading time into that writing schedule I talked about before.

Finally Finish my Novel

This goes along with the whole ‘writing more’ goal. If the stars align, I’d want to complete my first novel this year. That would mean being finished writing and editing the entire story of my WIP. A complete manuscript by the end of the year would be amazing. It’ll be a lot of work, but it’s my dream to publish a novel someday, so it’ll all be worth it.

Eat Healthier

At the end of the day, a writer needs to take care of themselves. This might be the year of looking after my physical wellness. I want to cook more and eat better. Healthier snacks, more veggies etc. At this point, I’m basically considering becoming a part time vegan. Don’t tell my meat lover boyfriend. If you have suggestions for food blog/recipes, let me know in the comments.

Be More Positive

Just like my physical wellness is important, so is my emotional wellness. Staying positive and patience is difficult. I’m doing my best, even though some days are hard on my heart. I hope to savor the happy moments and to celebrate every small victory and to not be so critical of myself. Yeah, It’s a tall order, but I’m working on it and that’s all I can do, right?

What are your goals for 2020? What do you hope to accomplish in the new year? Talk to me in the comments! I love to hear from you writer bees.

Write with Heart,

Lady Jabberwocky

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9 thoughts on “My Writer Goals for 2020

  1. Happy New Year! Those are solid resolutions. One of my goals for 2020, like you, is to work on my novel. I set the bar low, I just want to get the first draft out and done. It takes me a while to write, so if I can at least get that out I’ll feel proud. Here’s to both of us and wishing you luck in the coming year!! ❤

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  2. Best of luck! Hoping your first three weeks have fortified your efforts. Keep going, despite setbacks. In fact, view them as lessons to make forward progress easier the next day.

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  3. Wow, your goals are so similar to mine, it’s scary! Full time vegan here and I can say it’s one of the best choices I’ve ever made. Check out Happy Pear and Simnett Nutrition on YouTube. Both are very supportive of new vegans and have amazing recipes. If I could offer some unsolicited advice for going vegan, it’s to make sure you’re getting enough calories or you won’t feel well. Track two or three days in chronometer to be sure. Best of luck with all your goals. I look forward to updates! ❤ Gabrielle

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