I love it when others are inspired by something I wrote. (Anything I wrote, I’m not picky.) Check out this 2019 business plan over at Ben East Books.
Fellow blogger and author C.S. Boyack found the right word to describe what many might otherwise call a New Year’s resolution (he wisely disavows the concept).
Rather, Boyack puts forward a ‘business plan‘ for the year ahead—which platforms he’ll look to and why, beta readers and critique groups, ideas for the next narrative, etc.
With admiration for his approach, I propose a similar notion myself. This, despite an inherent aversion ‘business’ similar to the aforementioned aversion to new year resolutions.
Following are a few aspirations I have for writing in the year ahead. More importantly, I’m including a few thoughts on the concrete steps I hope might bring me to fulfill them.
- Publish some non-fiction and journalism across at several new platforms
- Place one of my three other completed novels for publication
- Zero in on the next long-form narrative I’ll devote months to, whether one I’ve been dabbling with…
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