I want to return to that tradition and post my goals here for accountability, but more for the writer who is starting out and wants to watch charted progress of how someone went about doing it.
I hope as you read this you to feel the weight of what I speak and know that there is a need for your words and stories. I need them. You need them. And someone you have never met needs them the most.
How many writers can honestly say that they actually work at their craft and put themselves to the test, so they aren’t continually writing the same story over and over again, but in different ways or settings? How many writers try to be better than they were before by practicing and learning their craft in all its weird facets?
It goes like this. Ever since I was a kid, I always wanted to be a writer. So that’s what I’ve done since I was a kid. Been a writer. Getting up early a majority of days to hit my desk, chasing down leads, and dreaming up ideas to pitch. There have been times when … Continue reading New Job, Who This?
This could all go to hell and turn into another bad pairing of talents, but I hope that it won't, and it'll grow into something like each of the writers who will attend.
Today, Facebook told me that it had been a year since I started fully leaning into the freelancer’s life.
Some of these I'm pretty much already part way through or have gotten a head start on in this last month so am on target to completing a lot of these goals. Here's to 2020 and the end to a decade.
Deep down there is a fear that graces me and scares me because I know I'm betting big on my talents, but there's another bigger feeling that knows this is the right move.
I'm one of those people who likes to set goals, and ,like many, I tend to do it in a cyclical fashion.