Thursday, January 8, 2015

Making plans for 2015 (or: What's the best that can happen?)


Happy 2015, all! Of course the new year is well underway, I know. I'm just a bit of a slow starter, especially after the holidays. Blame it on the food and the cold weather.

This year, I don't have much in the way of resolutions. Instead, I have plans: stuff that I want to accomplish, and I've created a to-do list to go with. None of this vague business.

I plan to write more--I'm tinkering with both YA and MG concepts. I have an idea for a short story I plan to write. I plan to walk my new puppy (when it's not snowing). And I plan to get together with my Colorado writer friends a bit more. Oh, and I plan to blog on Thursdays.

At a recent author school visit at nearby Discovery Canyon Campus middle school, I saw this on a pin board. I like the positive sentiment, so I thought I'd share it here.

I hope you have a great 2015!

7 comments:

  1. I love that attitude toward the new year: What's the best that can happen?

    May need to share that with my students!

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  2. I always tell my kids when they're afraid to do something, "What's the worst that can happen?" I like this motto so much better :-)

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  3. Great motto! So important to be positive. :) Also- your plans for 2015 sound excellent. I just wrote down my writing goals this week. They aren't anything crazy and could be summed up with write more, but I am glad I put them down. It helps me to stay focused!

    Best of luck in 2015.
    ~Jess

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  4. Fleur, that's a tricky little motto. Since I'm not used to it, I'm wondering how to answer it! Still, it's always better than the "worst" motto. I hope you have a wonderful year too.

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  5. That's exactly my approach to 2015, Jess :-)

    Prashant: I hope you have a great 2015!

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  6. Love it! Especially the part about getting together with your writer buddies more often.

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  7. It's amazing how months can go by, and you keep meaning to get together with friends... I hope to do better at making it so in 2015 :-)

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