Are you so bogged down with Christmas shopping that you've forgotten New Year's and resolution time is just around the corner? Now's the time to be making your short list for a possible New Year's resolution, so that when the day actually comes, you're not left stammering.
The faithful standby, and one which I sadly need to make, is the popular lose weight resolution. The problem with that one is that we forget about it all too soon, and by February (at the latest), we're right back to our old habits.
How about the I'm-going-to-get-published-this-year resolution? It is a fine one, no doubt about it. But to have that resolution, you have to have it backed up with other smaller resolutions: finish the work in progress, write a killer query letter and synopsis, and send it out to various agents and/or publishers.
That means, of course, that you know how to write those killer words. Ach! That means more resolutions: learning all you can and practicing like heck.
With all this in mind, it seems like we need to work on getting ourselves positioned to make the right New Year's resolution right now! How about you? Have you thought of it yet? I'd love to hear your thoughts.