Happy New Year!
Now that I have that out of the way, let’s get down to business. I’m going to make this short and to the point. This is not a resolution, this is a realization. I’ve decided to change things up a little with my blog.
First of all, I’m going to be more consistent. I think I overshot on my goal for the blog. I’d have to actually look back but I think that I started out writing every day, then a couple of times a week and then when something popped into my head. I’m going to be more realistic with my goals this year. My goal for the blog this year is to write twice a month. This may seem to you that I’m being lazy but hear me out. I don’t want to force myself into writing something just because I gave myself a deadline of having a “weekly” blog. There are times when I could probably write three a day but then there are more times when I struggle to find one thing that I think is interesting enough to write about. And now that my actual job is taking me away from my “real” life for two-week stints at a time, writing once a month allows me to mull things over, to steep if you will, on a few subjects and then pick the one that I think would be the best to write about. So, goal number one, CONSISTENCY.
Second, I feel like I am limited on what I can write about by putting pressure on myself to be funny. Sometimes I’m not funny but I still have things that I think I need to say, whether you want to read them or not. So I’m re-vamping my content. Most of the time I find things very funny, even if they are at my expense but there are a lot of times over this last year that I’ve felt like I need to write and post but I held back because I didn’t want to make it seem like I was being a Debbie Downer. Therefore, I am giving myself permission to just write my thoughts, whether they be funny or not. Goal number two: A MORE VARIED CONTENT.
And finally, and this really is more of a goal for the year than for the blog, By the end of 2013, I would like to have a book proposal ready to send out in order to try to actually make money with this writing thing. I did not meet the goal I set for myself this last year because I had hoped to have a proposal ready to send out by last spring. That, obviously, did not happen. So third and final goal, TO HAVE A BOOK PROPOSAL READY TO SEND OUT.
If any of you have any topics you would like me to ponder and write about, or you want to know how I feel about a certain subject, please feel free to comment, or to go to my Facebook page (there’s a button on the right side, you should totally click it to ‘LIKE’ me and drop me a line and I’ll do what I can. No promises though because if you ask me to write about things like the Kardashians, or Toddlers and Tiaras, you will be denied. And frowned upon. And made fun of.
That is all.