At a recent, local writer’s conference, the attendees (myself included) were taught by New York Times bestselling author Susy Flory, and one of the most popular literary agents known to man, Chip MacGregor.
Some of the topics they covered during the two day conference were: creating killer book proposals and queries, harnessing our fear of writing to write better, more compelling words, and the importance of goal setting…which happened to scream my name LOUDLY!
I’m a horrible goal setter! Probably because I set numerous, large, nearly impossible goals for myself. Even though it’s good to have a few way-out-there goals and dreams, the first step in achieving those whale-sized goals is writing them down. This forces you to actually KNOW what your specific goals are, as opposed to having a vague idea of what you want to accomplish.
Sounds simple, right?