Blank page. Clean slate. Fresh start. Even if you swear off New Year's resolutions, there's something about starting a new year that changes our energy, making us eager for new ventures. If you're a Sub It Club member, you're polishing your pages, honing your query, building your sub list, and poised to hit send to... Continue Reading →
A New Year’s Revelation
And so, it’s that time of year again. The end is upon us. We are lighting candles, decorating evergreens, and rushing to get our submissions in before publishing offices close for the holidays. And some of us—most of us, even—are looking ahead to the new year. Maybe you didn’t achieve everything you were hoping to... Continue Reading →
Reflections… Goals… Lists!
Winter is here, at least at my house, and that means so is the end of the year. With the holidays slowing the publishing world down as the year comes to a close, it can seem to get us reflecting whether we want to or not. I find myself wondering if I worked hard enough... Continue Reading →
The Monthly Goalpost for December: Recycling is good for you!
Does the first of December send a chill down your spine? And not because of dipping temperatures? Does the end of the year send you into a hurry-up- finish-up-why-did-I-take-all-this-on frenzy? Everyone has lots to do, holidays to celebrate, school vacations, end-of-year work duties… Let’s decide to enjoy this month and all it has to offer... Continue Reading →
The Monthly Goalpost for November: Resets and Objectives
Setting a goal gives you focus. It’s the first step towards defining the action necessary to achieve it. Sometimes you try to achieve your goal but you don’t reach it. This is where resetting your goals comes in handy. Sometimes the only way to evaluate a goal is to try it. For example, your goal... Continue Reading →
The Monthly Goalpost for October: Enjoy the ride
The Monthly Goalpost is all about setting goals and pursuing them. But sometimes we need to take a step back instead of looking for the next step forward. So instead of setting new goals this month, how about stopping and enjoying the process of our art? Why not make this month’s goal to focus on... Continue Reading →